Published on May 7, 2017 by Joey Mullins  
Athletics Hall of Fame 2017 class

Six outstanding former Samford University student-athletes—representing decades from the 1950s to the 2000s—were inducted May 6 into the inaugural class of the new Samford Athletics Hall of Fame. In addition to their success in competition, they all have excelled in life.

Two of the inductees later became Samford coaches after their playing careers.

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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.