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ESPNU Covers College Football Media Days

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More than 35 hours televised; 11 Conferences on ESPNU and ESPN3

ESPNU will televise more than 35 hours from college football conference media days to kick off the 2014 season.  Coverage begins with SEC Media Days from Hoover, Ala. (July 14 -17) and continues with 2014 College Football Media Days featuring the American, ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, and Pac-12 (July 21-23 and July 28-29).  In addition, ESPN3 will carry the American, Big South, MAC, Mountain West, Southland and Sun Belt media days (July 22-24 and July 29).

College Football Live will also be televised live from the SEC Media Days on ESPN (July 14-16) and ESPN2 (July 17) from 2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. (ET).

Programming Details

SEC Media Days
Features

  • Dari Nowkhah, the future host of SEC Network and SEC Now, and analyst Tom Luginbill will anchor the coverage from The Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala.
  • All 14 SEC head coaches will join Nowkhah and Luginbill throughout the week
  • Live coverage of each head coach’s question and answers session with the media
  • Select players will be interviewed
  • College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock’s meeting with the media will be televised
  • ESPN’s college football commentators will join SEC Media Days throughout the week, including  Danny Kanell, Ivan MaiselBrett McMurphy, in addition to future SEC Network commentators Paul Finebaum, Greg McElroy,  Jesse Palmer, and  Joe Tessitore

Schedule

Date Time (ET) SEC Coaches
Mon, July 14 12 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Commissioner Slive
Gus Malzahn (Auburn)
Derek Mason (Vanderbilt)
Will Muschamp (Florida)
Tues, July 15 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Dan Mullen (Mississippi State)
Steve Spurrier (South Carolina)
Butch Jones (Tennessee)
Kevin Sumlin (Texas A&M)
Wed, July 16 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bret Bielema (Arkansas)
Les Miles (LSU)
Gary Pinkel (Missouri)
Thur, July 17 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Hugh Freeze  (Ole Miss)
Mark Richt (Georgia)
Nick Saban (Alabama)
Mark Stoops (Kentucky)

2014 College Football Media Days
Features

  • Coverage from  American, ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, and Pac-12 media days, including head coaches question and answer sessions from most conferences
  • Players from numerous teams will be interviewed
  • Season previews with an emphasis on key games
  • The new College Football Playoff will be discussed extensively
  • Additional head coaches will be interviewed
  • From the set: Analysts Kevin Carter and Tom Luginbill, along with hosts Matt Schick and Anish Shroff

Schedule

Date Time (ET) Media Day Coverage
Mon, July 21 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. ACC, Big 12
Tues, July 22 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Big 12
Wed, July 23 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Pac-12
Mon, July 28 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. American, Big Ten
Tue, July 29 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. American, Big Ten

ESPN3
Features

  • Coverage of the American,  Big South, MAC, Mountain West, Southland and Sun Belt media days
  • Head coach question and answer sessions will be shown
  • Select players will be interviewed

Schedule

Date Time (ET) Media Day Coverage
Tues, July 22 12 p.m. Sun Belt
Wed, July 23 10 a.m. Mountain West
  2 p.m. MAC
8 p.m. Southland
Thur, July 24 1:30 p.m. Big South
Tues, July 29 12 p.m. American

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Media contact: Derek Volner at 860-384-9986; [email protected] and @DerekVolner