Samford University

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  • Office of Admission 800 Lakeshore Drive
  • Birmingham, AL 35229
  • (205) 726-4650
  • https://www.samford.edu
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Year Founded:
1841
Religious Affiliation:
Protestant
College Type:
Private , Suburban
Enrollment:
3207 (full time undergrad)
Tuition In State:
$30,490
Tuition Out of State:
$30,490
Division:
NCAA I-AA
Conference:
Southern Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Thanks for visiting the Samford University Football scholarship and program info page. Here you'll receive information regarding the school and information on their Football program like who to contact about recruitment, names of ... Read More

Thanks for visiting the Samford University Football scholarship and program info page. Here you'll receive information regarding the school and information on their Football program like who to contact about recruitment, names of past alumni, what scholarship opportunities are presented and how to start the recruiting process.
Samford University Football Program Recruiting and Coaching Personnel
If you are trying to get recruited it is critical to understand who to build a relationship with - and NCSA has got the information you'll need. The Director of Player Personnel of the Samford University Football program is Stephen Adams. Other key personnel include:


  • Offensive Quality Control Justin Bates

  • Running Backs C.J. Bennett

  • Offensive Line Shawn Bostick

  • Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Russ Callaway

  • Assistant Head Coach-Defensive Coordinator/Safeties Bill D'Ottavio

  • Safeties Darius Eubanks

  • Office Samford Football

  • Head Coach Chris Hatcher

  • Defensive Line Justin Hinds

  • Secondary Jamael Lett

  • Defensive Quality Control James Mahan

  • Defensive Quality Control Brent Montgomery

  • Linebackers Ross Newton

  • Wide Receivers Derrick Sherman

  • Defensive Quality Control Dustin Springer

  • Special Teams Coordinator/Tight Ends Ricky Turner



For anybody who is considering being a member of Samford University Football program they are the individuals you need to speak to. It's possible to choose to contact them by way of email using the link above or call the school to get more specifics about the school and Football program prior to determining if it's the right fit for you.
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Athletics Information
Conference:
Southern Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Division:
NCAA I-AA
Athletic Director:
Peter Neuberger
Football Coaching Staff
  • Stephen Adams Director of Player Personnel
  • Justin Bates Offensive Quality Control
  • C.J. Bennett Running Backs
  • Shawn Bostick Offensive Line
  • Russ Callaway Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
  • Bill D'Ottavio Assistant Head Coach-Defensive Coordinator/Safeties
  • Darius Eubanks Safeties
  • Samford Football Office
  • Chris Hatcher Head Coach
  • Justin Hinds Defensive Line
  • Jamael Lett Secondary
  • James Mahan Defensive Quality Control
  • Brent Montgomery Defensive Quality Control
  • Ross Newton Linebackers
  • Derrick Sherman Wide Receivers
  • Dustin Springer Defensive Quality Control
  • Ricky Turner Special Teams Coordinator/Tight Ends
Sports Offered
  • Baseball
  • Football
  • Men's Basketball
  • Men's Golf
  • Men's Tennis
  • Men's Track
  • Softball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Women's Golf
  • Women's Soccer
  • Women's Tennis
  • Women's Track
  • Women's Volleyball
Club Sports
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Admissions Contact Info
Admissions Toll Free Phone:
(800) 888-7218
Admissions Phone:
(205) 726-4650
Admissions Email:
admiss@samford.edu
Academic Requirements
Academic Selectivity:
Somewhat Selective
Religious Requirements:
Yes
Specific Religious Requirements:
N/A
Application Information
Application Deadline:
No
Application Deadline Date:
January 1
Application Final Date:
 
Application Priority Date:
March 1 (priority)
Notification Date:
Rolling beginning October 1
Rolling Admissions:
No
Early Action:
No
Early Action Closing Date:
 
Early Decision:
No
Early Decision Deadline:
 
Common Application:
Yes
Student Body Averages
ACT
Average Freshman GPA:
3.0
Average ACT Composite:
26
Average ACT English:
27
Average ACT Math:
25
Average ACT Writing:
0
ACT 25th Percentile:
23%
ACT 75th Percentile:
29%
SAT
Average SAT 1 Combined:
1162
Average SAT 1 Math:
577
Average SAT 1 Verbal:
584
SAT 25th Percentile:
1020%
SAT 75th Percentile:
1238%
SAT 2 Requirements:
 
Majors
    Most Popular Majors:
  • Nursing, Management, Biology
    Pre-Professional Programs:
  • Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Optometry
    Other Pre-Professional Programs:
    Combined 3-2 Programs:
  • 3-2 engineering programs with U of Alabama at Birmingham, Auburn U, and Mercer U.
    Majors Offered:
  • Accounting,
  • Area Studies,
  • Athletic Training, EMT Paramedic and Treatment Professions,
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology,
  • Biology,
  • Business Administration, Management, and Operations,
  • Business Economics,
  • Business, Sports and Entertainment Management/Marketing, Other,
  • Chemistry,
  • Classics and Classical Linguistics,
  • Communication Disorders Sciences,
  • Communication and Media Studies,
  • Computer Science,
  • Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services,
  • Drama and Stagecraft,
  • Ecology, Marine Biology, and Oceanography,
  • Educational Administration,
  • Engineering Physics,
  • English Literature,
  • Entrepreneurial Operations,
  • Environmental Control Technologies,
  • Finance,
  • Fine and Studio Arts,
  • Foods and Nutrition Services,
  • Geography and Cartography,
  • Germanic Linguistics,
  • Global Studies,
  • Graphic Design, Illustration and Game/Media Design,
  • Health Professions, Other,
  • History,
  • Human Development and Family Studies,
  • Human Resources Management,
  • Human Services,
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Other,
  • International Business,
  • International Relations and National Security Studies,
  • Journalism,
  • Law,
  • Legal Research,
  • Legal Support Services,
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences,
  • Linguistic Studies,
  • Marketing,
  • Mathematics,
  • Medical Preparatory Programs,
  • Music,
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research,
  • Nursing,
  • Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences,
  • Philosophy,
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other,
  • Physical Education, Kinesiology and Exercise Science,
  • Physics,
  • Political Science and Government,
  • Psychology,
  • Public Administration,
  • Religious Music,
  • Religious Studies,
  • Romance Linguistics,
  • Social Work,
  • Sociology,
  • Special Education,
  • Student Counseling,
  • Teacher Development Methods,
  • Teacher Development Specific Subjects,
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies,
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other,
Location
City/Town Situated In:
Birmingham
Population:
229800
Major City Closest To School:
Birmingham
Distance Of Major City:
6 Miles
Closest International Airport:
Birmingham
Distance To International Airport:
10 Miles
Closest Other Airport:
Bessemer, AL
Distance To Other Airport:
16 Miles
Location Description:

180-acre, suburban campus in Birmingham (population: 229,800). Served by air, bus, and train.

Demographics
Male:
34.74%
Female:
65.26%
African American:
7.25%
Asian American:
1.12%
Caucasian:
80.74%
Hispanic:
5.08%
International:
3.16%
Other:
0.60%
Student Faculty Ratio:
12:1
Out State Freshmen:
64%
Campus Size:
180 acres
Campus Life
Freshmen In School Housing:
97%
Students Live On Campus:
67%
Students Live Off Campus:
33%
Students Live On Campus During Weekends:
0%
Housing Types:
  • Sorority housing, Fraternity housing, Single-student apartments, Special housing for disabled students, Special housing for international students
Fraternities & Sororities
Fraternities & Sororities:
Y
Number Of Fraternities:
4
Number Of Sororities:
7
Join Fraternities:
36%
Join Sororities:
57%
ROTC
Air Force ROTC:
Yes
Navy ROTC:
No
Army ROTC:
Yes
Financial Aid
Financial Aid Toll Free Number:
800 888-7245
Financial Aid Phone:
(800) 888-7245
Financial Aid Email:
ofa@samford.edu
Aid Notification Date:
 
Financial Aid Forms:
FAFSA, State aid form
Tuition Instate:
$30,490
Tuition Out of State:
$30,490
Room & Board:
$9,830
Average Debt On Graduation:
$15,702
Scholarship Numbers
FTF = First Time Freshmen
FTU = Full Time Undergraduate
Average Non-Need Based Athletic Grant and Scholarship Amount:
FTF :$18,292
FTU : $19,404
Number of Students Who Received Non-Need Based Athletic Grants and Scholarships:
FTF :40
FTU : 188
Average Non-Need Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$4,795
FTU : $6,155
Average Need-Based Loan Amount:
FTF :$4,402
FTU : $4,750
Average Need-Based-Self-Help-Award Amount:
FTF :$5,177
FTU : $5,631
Average Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$11,672
FTU : $9,449
Average Financial Aid Package:
FTF :$17,144
FTU : $15,037
Average Percentage Of Need Met (Based on EFC):
FTF :80%
FTU : 72%

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