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Red zone defense is the key as Samford opens Southern Conference play with a win

Michael Hiers throws four touchdown passes and the Samford defense is outstanding in win over Western Carolina.

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Samford's Chandler Smith is finding a home in the end zone

Samford's Chandler Smith, who came to the program as a walk-on, has developed into one of the team's most dependable receivers.

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State college football roundup: South Alabama and Jacksonville State win on the road

South Alabama, Jacksonville State and West Alabama get big road wins. Jon Sumrall gets his first win as a college head coach and UNA running back ShunDerrick Powell has a big night.

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It won't be difficult for Samford coach Chris Hatcher to find familiar faces in Athens, Georgia on Saturday

Stetson Bennett is a Georgia Bulldog. Samford head coach Chris Hatcher thought at one point that Bennett just might be a different shade of Bulldog.

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Samford defense plays big role in getting Bulldogs off to a good start to the season

Samford coach Chris Hatcher called the season opening win over No. 8 ranked Kennesaw State a team win. It certainly was that, but one of the most pleasant things about the win was the play of a revamped defense.

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Samford grabs a season-opening win by staying patient against nationally ranked Kennesaw State

A quick start in either half wasn’t part of Samford’s opening football game of the season. Handling that situation like a veteran team was part of the Bulldogs’ 27-17 victory over nationally ranked No. 8 ranked Kennesaw State on Thursday night at Seibert Stadium.

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QB Michael Hiers and the Samford Bulldogs brace for tough opener against Kennesaw State

The quarterback tussle between Michael Hiers and Nik Scalzo did not end the way that Samford head coach Chris Hatcher hoped it would.

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Full slate of college football for Alabama college teams this week

Three college football games on Thursday, including UAB playing host to Alabama A&M, begin a busy slate.

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Michael Hiers and Nik Scalzo look to become the next successful Samford quarterbacks

The point is, with Chris Hatcher running the show, chances are pretty good that Samford is going to be good at quarterback.

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Busy schedule doesn't keep Samford LB Nathan East from shining on the football field

Samford linebacker Nathan East is taking it to another level. East, the Bulldogs' lone preseason All-Southern Conference first team selection, is back for his sixth season with the program. He’s also in his second year in the stringent Physical Therapy Program at Samford and is a newlywed.

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QB battle at forefront as Samford begins fall camp

Samford began fall camp on Monday with the tussle for the starting quarterback position between junior college transfer Michael Hiers and University of Kentucky transfer Nick Scalzo one of the bigger storylines.

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Samford's Bradley Porcellato took the long route to becoming top notch punter

In a way, Bradley Porcellato’s journey from Melbourne, Australia to Birmingham, Alabama traveled through Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Charlottesville, Virginia. We’ll let Porcellato, a senior All-Southern Conference punter at Samford University, connect those dots.