SWAC football Media Day date announced
POSTED: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 9:42pm
UPDATED: Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 1:42pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its date for the 2014 edition of Football Media Day for Friday, July 18. For a consecutive year, the event will be held at the Birmingham Marriott located at 3590 Grandview Pkwy.
The date is set two days later than last year's media day which was the largest turnout in recent years, drawing more than 400 attendees and members of the media.
For a third consecutive year, the event will air live via SWAC Digital Network featuring a stage session and one-on-one interviews on the set of SDN. In addition, league head coaches and student-athletes will also join SDN live audio stream as part of the continuous coverage on www.swac.org.
Four new head coaches are slated to attend, including three first timers in the SWAC ranks with James Spady (Alabama A&M), Broderick Fobbs (Grambling State), and Harold Jackson (Jackson State). Rick Comegy, the longest tenured head coach in the SWAC, will be attending his eighth football media day, but his first at the helm of Mississippi Valley State.
A more detailed schedule with information on head coaches and student-athlete interview times will be released at a later date, however the event production will include:
SWAC Commissioner Address
Season Preview by Head Coaches
SWAC Preseason Teams Announced
SDN Video Stream and SDN Radio
SWAC Audio Drops
Print Media Interviews
One-on-one TV Interviews