Published on October 23, 2017  

Among Mr. Grossman’s favorable comments regarding this new program, he observed that “Samford can credibly say that it is at the forefront of the data-driven decisions that will be critical to the future of the sports industry.”  Combined with Samford’s emphasis on ethical behavior, perhaps the Center for Sports Analytics may be of even greater help.   

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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.