The football season is officially upon us, but before the kick-off on September 3rd, the players and coaches have a chance to convene with the media and discuss their plans for the upcoming season.
The 2016 SEC Media Days will take place from July 11-14, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – Wynfrey Hotel, as it has since 2001. The event will be action-packed with a great deal of anticipation, in an effort to officially begin preparation for the season.
For each team, the head coach and three player representatives will be on site in Hoover for interviews and press conferences during their respective time slots.
This year’s schedule and representatives are as follows:
MONDAY, JULY 11
*All times Eastern.
12:35 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.
• SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey
• Auburn (Gus Malzahn, Carl Lawson, Montravius Adams, Marcus Davis)
3:30 – 6:30p.m.
• Florida (Jim McElwain, David Sharpe, Jarrad Davis, Marcus Maye)
• Vanderbilt (Derek Mason, Ralph Webb, Zach Cunningham, Oren Burks)
TUESDAY, JULY 12
9:35 – 10:00 a.m.
• Steve Shaw, SEC Coordinator of Football Officials
10:05 a.m. – 1:25 p.m.
• Georgia (Kirby Smart, Jeb Blazevich, Brandon Kublanow, Dominick Sanders)
• Mississippi State (Dan Mullen, Richie Brown, Fred Ross, A.J. Jefferson)
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Tennessee (Butch Jones, Joshua Dobbs, Jalen Reeves-Maybin, Cameron Sutton)
• Texas A&M (Kevin Sumlin, Myles Garrett, Trevor Knight, Ricky Seals-Jones)
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13
10:05 a.m. – 1:05 p.m.
• Alabama (Nick Saban, Jonathan Allen, O.J. Howard, Eddie Jackson)
• Arkansas (Bret Bielema, Brooks Ellis, Deatrich Wise Jr., Jeremy Sprinkle
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Kentucky (Mark Stoops, Jojo Kemp, Courtney Love, Jon Toth)
• Missouri (Barry Odom, Sean Culkin, Charles Harris, Michael Scherer)
THURSDAY, JULY 14
10:05 a.m. – 2:35 p.m.
• South Carolina (Will Muschamp, Deebo Samuel, Marquavius Lewis, Mason Zandi)
• Ole Miss (Hugh Freeze, Chad Kelly, Evan Engram, D.J. Jones)
• LSU (Les Miles, Leonard Fournette, Ethan Pocic, Tre’Davious White)