American Athletic Conference Football Media Days


PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Coaches and players from the 10 American Athletic Conference schools 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 are asked to visit
The official Twitter hashtag for event will be #AmericanKickoff.  Fans can use that hashtag to submit questions to be asked of head coaches during the live show.

Relevant Social Handles
The American on Twitter: @American_FB, @American_Conf
The American on Facebook:
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

Times subject to change.

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