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                    *** Samford University Directory ***
 
                            From The Sports Network
 
 Location:          Birmingham, Alabama
 Total Enrollment:  4,715
 Founded:           1841
 Nickname:          Bulldogs
 Colors:            Red & Blue
 Conference:        Southern
 Stadium:           Seibert Stadium (6,700)
 Surface:           LSR Blade Synthetic Surface
 Mascot:            Spike
 
 President:         Dr. Andrew Westmoreland
 Athletic Director: Martin Newton
 Head Coach:        Pat Sullivan
 
                       Coaching and Team History
                       -------------------------
 
 Year   Coach                         Overall Playoff Games
 ----   -----                         ------- -------------
 1902   W.H. "Houston" Gwin            3-  1
 1903   W.H. "Houston" Gwin            1-  4
 1904   no team
 1905   Davis F. Stakely               1-2-1
 1906   John Counselman                6-2-1
 1907   John Counselman                3-  6
 1908   J.Counselman/W.M.Blount        2-  4
 1909   J.B. Longwell                  5-2-1
 1910   J.C. Donnelly                  1-  8
 1911   J.B. Longwell                  1-6-1
 1912   B.L. Noojin                    1-  7
 1913   B.L. Noojin                    5-3-1
 1914   B.L. Noojin                    4-3-1
 1915   Eugene Caton                   3-4-1
 1916   J.B. Longwell                  6-  4
 1917   J.B.Longwell/C.W.Streit        3-3-1
 1918   Maxwell James                  0-  2
 1919   Chester Dillon                 3-5-2
 1920   R.C. Marshall                  3-5-1
 1921   R.C. Marshall                  3-  6
 1922   Harris G. Cope                 2-6-2
 1923   Harris G. Cope                 3-4-3
 1924   Sam Gillem                     3-5-1
 1925   Sam Gillem                     6-  3
 1926   Sam Gillem                     4-4-1
 1927   Chester Dillon                 7-2-2
 1928   Chester Dillon                 6-4-1
 1929   Eddie McLane                   5-4-2
 1930   Eddie McLane                   5-  5
 1931   Eddie McLane                   8-2-2
 1932   Eddie McLane                   3-  7
 1933   Eddie McLane                   7-1-2
 1934   Clyde Propst                   3-4-2
 1935   William Bancroft               7-1-2
 1936   William Bancroft               5-3-1
 1937   William Bancroft               5-  3
 1938   William Bancroft               2-  5
 1939   William Bancroft               3-6-1
 1940   William White                  4-  5
 1941   William White                  4-5-1
 1942   no team
 1943   Euil Snider                    2-  2
 1944   Erskine Walker                 0-  5
 1945   Erskine Walker                 0-  5
 1946   no team
 1947   no team
 1948   Theodore McCrary               4-  4
 1949   Earl Gartman                   4-  5
 1950   Earl Gartman                   2-  8
 1951   Earl Gartman                   2-3-1
 1952   Earl Gartman                   5-  4
 1953   Earl Gartman                   1-  8
 1954   William White                  2-  7
 1955   Howard Foote                   1-  8
 1956   Howard Foote                   2-5-2
 1957   Virgil Ledbetter               4-  5
 1958   Virgil Ledbetter               1-6-1
 1959   Bobby Bowden                   9-  1  Textile (W) Gordon Military,
 52-20
 1960   Bobby Bowden                   8-  1
 1961   Bobby Bowden                   7-  2
 1962   Bobby Bowden                   7-  2  Civitan (L) McNeese State, 21-14
 1963   Herman L. Scott                5-3-1
 1964   Herman L. Scott                4-4-1
 1965   Herman L. Scott                4-  6
 1966   John Lee Armstrong             6-3-1
 1967   John Lee Armstrong             8-2-1  Space City (W) Arkansas A&M, 20-7
 1968   John Lee Armstrong             6-  4
 1969   Wayne Grubb                    2-6-1
 1970   Wayne Grubb                    5-  5
 1971   Wayne Grubb                    9-  1  0-1* DIV II
 1972   Wayne Grubb                    5-3-2
 1973   Wayne Grubb                    4-  5
 1974   no team
 1975   no team
 1976   no team
 1977   no team
 1978   no team
 1979   no team
 1980   no team
 1981   no team
 1982   no team
 1983   no team
 1984   Kim Alsop                      1-  7
 1985   Kim Alsop                      2-  8
 1986   Kim Alsop                      3-  6
 1987   Terry Bowden                   9-  1
 1988   Terry Bowden                   5-  6
 1989   Terry Bowden                   4-  7
 1990   Terry Bowden                   6-4-1
 1991   Terry Bowden                  12-  2  2-1
 1992   Terry Bowden                   9-  3  0-1
 1993   Chan Gailey                    5-  6
 1994   Pete Hurt                      4-6-1
 1995   Pete Hurt                      7-  4
 1996   Pete Hurt                      6-  5
 1997   Pete Hurt                      7-  4
 1998   Pete Hurt                      6-  5
 1999   Pete Hurt                      7-  4
 2000   Pete Hurt                      4-  7
 2001   Pete Hurt                      5-  5
 2002   Bill Gray                      4-  7
 2003   Bill Gray                      7-  4
 2004   Bill Gray                      4-  7
 2005   Bill Gray                      9-  3
 2006   Bill Gray                      3-  8
 2007   Pat Sullivan                   4-  7
 2008   Pat Sullivan                   6-  5
 2009   Pat Sullivan                   5-  6
 2010   Pat Sullivan                   4-  7
 2011   Pat Sullivan                   6-  5
 2012   Pat Sullivan                   7-  4
 2013   Pat Sullivan                   8-  4
 
 * - participation vacated by NCAA.
 
 Overall Record:    427-432-47  (.497)        FCS Playoff Record: 2-2
 
                        Samford Coaching Records
                        ------------------------
 
 Years     Name              # of Years      Won   Lost    Tie   Pct.
 -----     ----              ----------      ---   ----    ---   ----
 1902-03   W.H. Gwin             2             3      4      0   .429
 1903      W.T. O'Hara           1             1      1      0   .500
 1905      Davis Stakely         1             1      2      1   .375
 1906-08   John Counselman       3             9     10      1   .475
 1908      Winton Blount         1             2      2      0   .500
 1909      J.B. Longwell         1             5      2      1   .688
 1910      J.C. Donnelly         1             1      8      0   .111
 1911      J.B. Longwell         1             1      6      1   .188
 1912-14   B.L. Noojin           3            10     13      2   .440
 1915      Eugene Caton          1             3      4      1   .438
 1916-17   J.B. Longwell         2             8      6      1   .567
 Total     J.B. Longwell         4            14     14      3   .500
 1917      C.W. Streit           1             1      1      0   .500
 1918      Mexwell James         1             0      2      0   .000
 1919      Chester Dillon        1             3      5      2   .400
 1920-21   R.C. Marshall         2             6     11      1   .361
 1922-23   Harris G. Cope       12             5     10      5   .375
 1924-26   Sam Gillem           13            13     12      2   .519
 1927-28   Chester Dillon        2            13      6      3   .659
 Total     Chester Dillon        3            16     11      5   .578
 1929-33   Eddie McLane          5            28     19      6   .585
 1934      Clyde Propst          1             3      4      2   .444
 1935-39   Billy Bancroft        4            22     18      4   .545
 1940-41   William White         2             8     10      1   .447
 1943      Euil Snyder           1             2      2      0   .500
 1944-45   Erskine Walker        2             0     10      0   .000
 1948      Ted McCrary           1             4      4      0   .500
 1949-53   Earl Gartman          5            14     28      1   .337
 1954      William White         1             2      7      0   .222
 Total     William White         3            10     17      1   .375
 1955-56   Howard Foote          2             3     13      2   .222
 1957-58   Virgil Ledbetter      2             5     11      1   .324
 1959-62   Bobby Bowden          4            31      6      0   .838
 1963-65   Herman Scott          3            13     13      2   .500
 1966-68   John Lee Armstrong    3            20      9      2   .677
 1969-73   Wayne Grubb           5            25     20      3   .552
 1984-86   Kim Alsop             3             6     21      0   .222
 1987-92   Terry Bowden          6            45     23      1   .659
 1993      Chan Gailey           1             5      6      0   .455
 1994-2001 Pete Hurt             8            42     23      1   .644
 2001-06   Bill Gray             6            31     30      0   .508
 2007-     Pat Sullivan          7            40     38      0   .513
 
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