Samford University will unveil a statue of legendary coach Bobby Bowden prior to the Bulldogs' home football game this Saturday (Sept. 21). The statue will be in the plaza near the east gate to Seibert Stadium. Bowden is a 1953 Samford graduate and is a former head coach of the Bulldogs.


Bobby Bowden's Samford Story, Part 1

 Bobby Bowden's Samford Story, Part 2

 Bobby Bowden's Samford Story, Part 3

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. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 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 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.