Published on October 9, 2019 by Sarah Cain  
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George Grimwade-Musto has always thought of his stepfather Michael Musto as his father. Musto raised the senior offensive lineman since he was in second grade, but this year Grimwade decided to honor his stepfather with a meaningful gesture. On Sept. 26, Grimwade received the official letter declaring his legal name change from George Grimwade to George Grimwade-Musto. Grimwade-Musto unveiled the name change on his jersey during Samford’s Family Weekend. Watch the video to see his stepfather’s reaction and hear more about this special relationship.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.