BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Alongside SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey, Arkansas will kick off the first day of SEC Football Media Days on Monday at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama.
Head coach Bret Bielema and senior captains quarterback Austin Allen, center Frank Ragnow, and defensive back Kevin Richardson II will represent the Razorbacks in front of more than 1,200 credential media members in attendance and a national TV audience.
Arkansas will be the first school to make its rotation through the SEC Media Day floor, participating in multiple interviews with various media outlets from 11:35 a.m. to 2:20 p.m.
SEC Network will air more than 30 hours of coverage from SEC Football Media Days from Monday through Thursday.
The network’s coverage will be anchored by SEC Now: 2017 SEC Football Media Days and The Paul Finebaum Show each day, with both programs featuring prominent guests including head coaches, and reaction to the latest news and buzz of the annual college football kickoff event.
Bielema To Kick Off #SECMD17
Bielema will join the SEC Network set between 11:55 a.m.-12:25 p.m., before taking the podium in the main media room at 12:55 p.m., immediately following Sankey’s opening press conference at 11:35 a.m.
The press conference will be aired live in its entirety on SEC Network and can also be streamed online via WatchESPN.
Full Day With Bielema
SEC Network’s Peter Burns will travel with Coach Bielema and Razorbacks from Fayetteville, Arkansas, to Hoover, Alabama.
Burns and the network will be with Bielema, and the players, as they prepare for and complete their media tour. Segments of the behind-the-scenes feature will air during Bielema’s time on the SEC Network set and throughout the day. The main feature will air on a later date.
SEC Network On Site
Former SEC football standouts-turned SEC Network analysts Greg McElroy, Booger McFarland, Marcus Spears, and Jordan Rodgers will be onsite for the network throughout the week, appearing both on SEC Now: 2017 SEC Football Media Days and The Paul Finebaum Show.
Dari Nowkhah and Laura Rutledge will share hosting duties on SEC Now: 2017 SEC Football Media Days.