Samuel Ehi Eguavoen was born on 22 February, 1993. Samuel is a Nigerian-Canadian football linebacker for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Texas Tech. He played high school football at Lakeview Centennial High School in Garland, Texas, recording 118 total tackles, four sacks, one interception, two pass deflections, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries his senior year. He was rated a three-star prospect by Rivals.com and ESPN.com. Ehi also played basketball at Lakeview Centennia.
Eguavoen played for the Texas Tech Red Raiders of Texas Tech University from 2011 to 2014. He played in twelve games, starting five, while totaling 30 tackles his freshman season in 2011 and was named to Rivals, Ehi went undrafted in the 2015 NFL Draft and spent the year working in Dallas, Texas. He signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the CFL on February 24, 2016. He made his CFL debut on June 30, 2016, recording four defensive tackles against the Toronto Argonauts.
His Awards include; Second-Team District 10-5A honors.