Sam Ogden Bio

I'm Sam Ogden,

Director of Video Services for the Mustangs. This is My Story.


Sam Ogden begins his second season as SMU's Video Coordinator after one season at South Alabama, where he served as Director of Football Video.

In his role, Ogden is responsible for coordinating the filming and breakdown of practices and games for coaches' analysis, directing the production of motivational, promotional and recruiting highlights, and overseeing the exchange of video with opponents.

A 2014 graduate of Jacksonville State with a degree in communications, Ogden worked with the Gamecock football and men's basketball teams for four years. In handling the day-to-day video duties for both programs, he was part of a staff that helped JSU make two appearances in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoffs (2010, '13) while winning the Ohio Valley Conference championship in 2011.

Following his final year with the school, Ogden was selected the FCS Video Coordinator of the Year by the Collegiate Sports Video Association (CSVA).

Ogden has also helped capture video of community service events including Isaiah 58, an organization that buys and packs meals for over 100,000 people in Honduras on a quarterly basis. He has also had motivational and recruiting videos highlighted as the video of the day on several web sites.

A native of Bellefontaine, Ohio, Ogden has been a member of the CSVA since 2012.