July 26, 2013
LIVE COVERAGE :: CLICK HERE
DALLAS (SMU/AAC) - Coaches and players from the 10 American Athletic Conference schools including SMU's June Jones, Garrett Gilbert and Randall Joyner will converge on the Hotel Viking in Newport, R.I., July 30 for the league's Summer Kickoff and Media Day, and fans will be able to follow all of the day's events through a broad range of digital coverage.
The centerpiece of the conference's coverage will be a live, three-hour program featuring in-depth analysis and interviews with coaches and players. In addition, a live video feed of Commissioner Mike Aresco's opening remarks and each coach's question-and-answer session at the podium will be available on ESPN3.
The show will be hosted by John Rooke and Pete Brock and will feature one-on-one interviews with each of the league's 10 head coaches and select players. It will be available on ESPN3 and will feature the results of the conference's preseason media poll.
For complete digital coverage of the event, fans can click here.
Throughout the day, SMU fans can tweet questions to @SMU_Football and Coach Jones and the players will answer the best ones. The official Twitter hashtag for event will be #AmericanKickoff. Fans can use that hashtag to submit questions to be asked of any of the head coaches during the live show.
Relevant Social Handles:
SMU Football on Twitter: @SMU_Football, @SMUMustangs SMU Football on Facebook: www.FB.com/SMUFootball The American on Instagram: @SMUMustangsAthletics The American on Twitter: @American_FB, @American_Conf The American on Facebook: www.FB.com/AmericanConf The American on Instagram: @American_Conf
Live Show Schedule
9:30 - UConn Head Coach Paul Pasqualoni 9:45 - UCF Head Coach George O'Leary 10:00 - Louisville Head Coach Charlie Strong 10:20 - Memphis Head Coach Justin Fuente 10:35 - Houston Head Coach Tony Levine 10:50 - Cincinnati Head Coach Tommy Tuberville 11:10 - Rutgers Head Coach Kyle Flood 11:25 - USF Head Coach Willie Taggart 11:40 - SMU Head Coach June Jones 12:00 - Temple Head Coach Matt Rhule