GREENVILLE, N.C. - First-year head coach Ruffin McNeill and senior inside wide receiver Dwayne Harris travel to Memphis, Tenn., this weekend for the 2010 Conference USA Football Media Kickoff. The event is scheduled to take place Sunday, July 25, at the Hilton. All 12 head coaches and one player from each team in the league will meet with members of the television, radio and print media to preview the upcoming season.
A coaches press conference, presented in three-man increments, begins at 4:00 p.m. ET and lasts one hour. McNeill will be joined by Tulane's Bob Toledo and Southern Miss' Larry Fedora from 4:15-4:30. Players will also take part in their own press conference from 5:00-5:30 p.m. ET. Harris, Memphis' Dominik Riley, Marshall's Mario Harvey and UTEP's Donald Buckram will be on for the first 10 minutes. A link to the live feed of both press conferences can be found here, or at the top of the page.
The day will conclude with an ISP Sports syndicated radio show from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. ET, hosted by Alan York. McNeill and Harris will be on together from 6:06-6:14 p.m. To listen and watch the live interview session, click here or on the link at the top of the page. Fans in Greenville can also listen live over the radio at 1070 AM WNCT.
In addition to the press conferences and radio show, C-USA reporter Cary Estes will be blogging throughout Sunday.
The event concludes Monday with the 16th annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl Golf Classic, held at the Ridgeway Country Club.
Complete Schedule Of Sunday's Press Conferences And Radio Show
Coaches Video Press Conferences
4:00-4:15p.m. Larry Porter, Neil Callaway, Todd Graham
4:15-4:30p.m. Ruffin McNeill, Bob Toledo, Larry Fedora
4:30-4:45p.m. Doc Holliday, June Jones, George O'Leary
4:45-5:00p.m. Kevin Sumlin, David Bailiff, Mike Price
Players Video Press Conferences
5:00-5:10p.m. Dwayne Harris, Dominik Riley, Mario Harvey, Donald Buckram
5:10-5:20p.m. Case Keenum, Youri Yenga, Andrew Nierman, G.J. Kinne
5:20-5:30p.m. Bruce Miller, Cheta Ozougwu, Austin Davis, Bryant Turner
Coach/Player Radio Show Interviews
5:30-5:38p.m. June Jones and Youri Yenga, SMU
5:39-5:47p.m. Bob Toledo and Andrew Nierman, Tulane
5:48-5:56p.m. Larry Fedora and Austin Davis, Southern Miss
5:57-6:05p.m. Neil Callaway and Bryant Turner, UAB
6:06-6:14p.m. Ruffin McNeill and Dwayne Harris, East Carolina
6:15-6:23p.m. Larry Porter and Dominik Riley, Memphis
6:24-6:32p.m. George O'Leary and Bruce Miller, UCF
6:33-6:41p.m. David Bailiff and Cheta Ozougwu, Rice
6:42-6:50p.m. Kevin Sumlin and Case Keenum, Houston
6:51-6:59p.m. Doc Holliday and Mario Harvey, Marshall
7:00-7:08p.m. Mike Price and Donald Buckram, UTEP
7:09-7:17p.m. Todd Graham and G.J. Kinne, Tulsa
7:18-7:26p.m. Britton Banowsky, C-USA