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