Published on May 2, 2015 by Joey Mullins  
Jaquiski Tartt in uniform

Samford University's Jaquiski Tartt made history May 1 when he became the highest Bulldog football player ever taken in the National Football League draft. Tartt was selected in the 2nd round by the San Francisco 49ers.

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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.