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Samhan leads the Gaels to the big time

Originally Published: March 19, 2010
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Few players have as much ownership and the stake in their program's legacy as Omar Samhan.

Sorry, but kids don't always grow up saying they want to play at Saint Mary's College in Moraga, Calif. History hasn't been so kind that the Gaels tend to command that kind of loyalty.

That's why Samhan is a rare breed. He grew up in nearby San Ramon, Calif., and played at San Ramon Valley High. He watched the last great Gaels big ...

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