The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Sports

May 2, 2014

Ex-NFL kicker DelGreco named Samford golf coach

ATHENS — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Samford has hired former NFL placekicker Al DelGreco as men's golf coach.

DelGreco, whose hiring was announced on Friday, spent 17 seasons in the NFL before retiring in 2001. He has spent the past eight years co-hosting a sports talk show on Birmingham's WJOX and will continue those duties.

DelGreco was featured in a Golf Channel reality show in 2013, serving as captain of a team of former NFL players in a benefit golf tournament held in Puerto Rico.

The 1987 Auburn graduate was inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 2003.

Samford says DelGreco has a plus-1 handicap.

1
Text Only
Sports
Photos


Poll

Do you believe America will ever make another manned flight to the moon or another planet?

Yes
No
     View Results
Facebook
AP Video
Judge Ponders Overturning Colo. Gay Marriage Ban Airlines Halt Travel to Israel Amid Violence NYPD Chief Calls for 'use of Force' Retraining VA Nominee McDonald Goes Before Congress Bush: Don't Worry, Sugarland Isn't Breaking Up US Official: Most Migrant Children to Be Removed Police Probing Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switch CDC Head Concerned About a Post-antibiotic Era Raw: First Lady Says `Drink Up' More Water Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Holder Urges Bipartisanship on Immigration Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Obama Signs Workforce Training Law Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-held City Diplomatic Push Intensifies to End War in Gaza Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film Festival Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee