July 29, 2013
University of Cincinnati football head coach Tommy Tuberville and four student-athletes will represent the Bearcats at American Athletic Conference Summer Kickoff & Media Day, set to take place on July 30 at the Hotel Viking in Newport, R.I.
Greg Blair (Pittsburgh, Pa./Schenley/Lackawanna CC), Austen Bujnoch (Cincinnati, Ohio/Elder), Brendon Kay (Marine City, Mich./Marine City) and Jordan Stepp (Indianapolis, Ind./Ben Davis) will represent UC's 2013 team in Newport.
Coaches and players from all 10 American schools will be a part of the festivities at the Hotel Viking 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 at 9 a.m. ET and each coach's question-and-answer session at the podium will be available on ESPN3.
The show is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. ET and will be hosted by John Rooke and Pete Brock. Also available on ESPN3, the program will feature one-on-one interviews with each of the league's 10 head coaches and select players. Rooke is a veteran play-by-play broadcaster with experience on ESPN networks and IMG Radio. Brock is a former New England Patriot who and color commentator on the IMG Radio Network.
For complete digital coverage of the event, fans are asked to visit www.TheAmerican.org/Kickoff.
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.
Coach Tuberville will appear on the live broadcast from 10:30-10:50 a.m. at the podium taking questions from the media and from 10:50-11:10 on the live show.
Before media day takes place, the American will hold a traditional clambake for all of the programs, television partners and bowl officials at the Eisenhower House inside Fort Adams State Park on Monday night.
Relevant Social Handles
The American on Twitter: @American_FB, @American_Conf
The American on Facebook: www.FB.com/AmericanConf
The American on Instagram: @American_Conf
UC on Twitter: @GoBEARCATS, @Bearcats_FB, @TTuberville
UC on Facebook: www.FB.com/UniversityofCincinnatiBearcats
UC on Instagram: @GoBEARCATS
Live Show Schedule (TheAmerican.org & ESPN3)
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
12:15 American Commissioner Mike Aresco
Podium Live Q&As (ESPN3)
9:00-9:20 Mike Aresco, The American
9:30-9:45 George O'Leary, UCF
9:45-10:00 Charlie Strong, Louisville
10:00-10:15 Paul Pasqualoni, UConn
10:20-10:35 Tony Levine, Houston
10:35-10:50 Tommy Tuberville, Cincinnati
10:50-11:05 Justin Fuente, Memphis
11:10-11:25 Willie Taggart, USF
11:25-11:40 Kyle Flood, Rutgers
11:40-11:55 Matt Rhule, Temple
12:00-12:15 June Jones, SMU