Posted by Joey Mullins on 2014-05-11

Three former Samford University football players -- Kelsey Pope, Jeremy Towns and Fabian Truss -- will have opportunities with National Football League teams. Pope has signed a free agency deal with the Arizona Cardinals. Towns and Truss have been invited to a mini-camp tryout with the New York Jets. All three completed their Samford careers as part of the 2013 Southern Conference co-championship team.

Pope story

 Towns, Truss story

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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.