ESPN’s extensive coverage of the 2015 college football season will begin Monday, July 13, with the return of daily College Football Live shows and extensive media day programming from 11 conferences across multiple platforms.
College Football Live
College Football Live – a weekday studio show with analysis and discussion on the sport’s biggest news – will kick off its season from the SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala., Monday, July 13, through Thursday, July 16 at 2 p.m. ET on ESPN (Thursday will be on ESPN2). Joe Tessitore will host the four episodes with analysts Joey Galloway and David Pollack. The 30-minute program will be aired each weekday during the regular-season generally at 2 p.m. on ESPN or ESPN2. Beginning with Monday’s show, an audio version of College Football Live will now be available as an ESPN Podcast.
ESPNU will televise eight three-hour shows from the Charlotte studios around the SEC (July 13-16), ACC (July 20-21), Big 12 (July 20-21), Big Ten (July 30-31) and Pac-12 (July 20-31) media days, including live reports and interviews from each.
|Mon, July 13||3 – 6 p.m.||SEC|
|Tue, July 14||1 – 4 p.m.||SEC|
|Wed, July 15||1 – 4 p.m.||SEC|
|Thu, July 16||1 – 4 p.m.||SEC|
|Mon, July 20||1 – 4 p.m.||ACC and Big 12|
|Tue, July 21||1 – 4 p.m.||ACC and Big 12|
|Thu, July 30||1 – 4 p.m.||Big Ten and Pac-12|
|Fri, July 31||1 – 4 p.m.||Big Ten and Pac-12|
- ESPNU’s telecasts during the SEC media days will supplement an extensive schedule of programming on SEC Network, the event’s most robust television coverage to date (release with full details). Matt Schick and Brendan Fitzgerald will alternate hosting duties for shows during the SEC media days with Kevin Carter providing analysis Monday, July 13, to Wednesday, July 15. Tom Luginbill will be the analyst on Thursday, July 16.
- Schick will host programs around the ACC and Big 12 media days on July 20 and July 21 with analyst Jason Sehorn in studio and Anish Shroff providing coach and player interviews from the ACC media days.
- Charles Arbuckle will provide analysis on the July 30 and July 31 shows around the Big Ten and Pac-12 media days with Fitzgerald and Shroff hosting one day each.
ESPN3 will offer an extensive schedule of exclusive media day coverage from six conferences:
|Mon, July 20||2 – 4 p.m.||Sun Belt|
|Tue, July 28||TBD||Mountain West|
|Wed, July 29||Noon – 3 p.m.||Mid-American|
|4 – 7 p.m.||Big South|
|8 – 10 p.m.||Southland|
|Tue, Aug. 4||TBD||American|
SportsCenter will carry news and interviews from the media days of multiple conferences. ESPN’s Jay Crawford and Jaymee Sire will anchor four days of “SportsCenter On The Road” shows from the SEC media days. Reporters Joe Schad and Brett McMurphy will provide coverage from a variety of media days.
ESPN.com will preview each media day, provide daily news and analysis, produce team specific text and video content around the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12 and blogs, and wrap up each day with a best-of feature. ESPN Now will feature photos, video, quotes and comments each day from the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC. Reporters at each site include:
|ACC||Andrea Adelson, Matt Fortuna, David Hale and Jared Shanker|
|Big 12||Brandon Chatmon and Max Olson|
|Big Ten||Adam Rittenberg, Brian Bennett, Josh Moyer, Dan Murphy, Mitch Sherman and Austin Ward|
|Pac-12||Ted Miller, Kevin Gemmell, Chantel Jennings and David Lombardi|
|SEC||Mark Schlabach, Edward Aschoff, Alex Scarborough and Greg Ostendorf|