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Samford AD Martin Newton Reflects on The Legacy of His Dad, C.M. Newton

With the passing of C.M. Newton, the family legacy in athletics is left behind to his son Martin Newton.

Martin graduated from Samford University in 1983 and returned to his alma mater in 2011 to take the helm as their director of athletics. Earlier this year, Samford signed Newton to a contract extension through 2022.

Prior to Thursday's funeral services for C.M. Newton, Martin Newton reflected on the legacy of his father on The Gary Harris Show. (Continued

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Pitching Shines Opening Weekend

From time-to-time, you're reminded that there is a small margin of error between winning and losing.
That was the case for our Samford Bulldogs this weekend as they went 2-3 in Gulf Shores but were on the edge of a spectacular weekend. Four of Samford's five games this weekend were decided by one run with both games Friday being decided with a walk-off run. (Continued)

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Malcolm Butler Memories from the West Alabama Booth

Wow! What an incredible and timely interception from Malcolm Butler in sealing Super Bowl XLIX for the New England Patriots.

Congratulations to Malcolm Butler on making the play of his life and establishing his legacy on the National Football League’s biggest stage.

It’s still unbelievable for me to think that just a short season ago, I was calling play-by-play broadcasts of Malcolm Butler’s collegiate games every football Saturday at the University of West Alabama. (Continued)