Samford University Athletic Events Going Nationwide on ESPN Platforms

Published on July 22, 2015 by Darin White  

Big news for Samford University Athletics!

"ESPN is ordering another round of southern comfort, locking in a multi-year deal with the Southern Conference that will beef up coverage of conference event content across numerous ESPN platforms through the 2020-21 academic year. The deal will see ESPN and the conference work jointly to develop in-house production capabilities at each member institution by 2017 in a move to have ESPN3 showcase nearly 2,000 live events over the six years. In the final four years of the contract, a minimum of 45 Southern Conference football games and 200 men’s basketball games will appear on ESPN3 each season."

Sourced from Cynopsis Media Update, July 22nd, 2015 edition