Posted by Philip Poole on 2014-09-11
Pat Sullivan, Samford University's head football coach, is featured in a major profile distributed by al.com and the Birmingham News. The story talks about Sullivan's journey from high school football star in Birmingham through his Heisman Trophy-winning career at Auburn University, his many coaching stops and his battle with cancer in the early 21st century.
About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.