SEC football media days 2018: Schedule and speaking times
The annual SEC media days will take place July 16-19 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Georgia.
The four-day event will feature press conferences from head coaches, as well as student-athletes from each school in the conference. ESPN and SEC Network will live broadcast the event.
The 2018 event will mark the first time SEC Media Days will be held outside the Birmingham, Alabama, area since 1985.
Each year, media members cast their vote predicting the SEC champion and order of finish for the upcoming season. According to the SEC, only six times in the last 25 seasons has the SEC Media Days predicted champion proceeded to win the SEC Championship, two of which have occurred in the last four years.
2018 SEC FOOTBALL MEDIA DAYS SCHEDULE
MONDAY, July 16 (All times Eastern)
11:30 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.: Commissioner Greg Sankey and Texas A&M
2 p.m. – 6:50 p.m.: Kentucky and LSU
TUESDAY, July 17
8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.: Steve Shaw, SEC Coordinator of Football Officials
9 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.: Georgia and Ole Miss
1:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.: Arkansas and Florida
WEDNESDAY, July 18
8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.: David Fletcher, Football Bowl Association
8:40 a.m. – 8:55 a.m.: Bill Hancock, Executive Director College Football Playoff
9 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.: Mississippi State and Tennessee
1:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.: Alabama and Missouri
THURSDAY, July 19
8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.: Football Writers Association of America
8:40 a.m. – 8:55 a.m.: National Football Foundation
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Auburn, Vanderbilt and South Carolina