SEC football preview kicking off in Ala suburb
HOOVER, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference is getting ready for the upcoming football season.
The SEC's annual media preview kicks off at a hotel in suburban Birmingham on Tuesday. LSU head football coach Les Miles isn't scheduled to speak to the media until Thursday.
The league has issued more than 1,000 credentials for media members, and fans typically show up to see their favorite football coaches and players.
Florida coach Will Muschamp, Missouri's Gary Pinkel, Hugh Freeze of Ole Miss and South Carolina's Steve Spurrier will appear the first day along with a few players.
The schedule Wednesday includes Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin, Kentucky coach Mark Stoops, Mississippi State's Dan Mullen, Butch Jones of Tennessee, Auburn's Gun Malzahn and Bret Bielema of Arkansas.
On Thursday, Alabama's Nick Saban, Georgia's Mark Richt and Vanderbilt's James Franklin will join Miles in media appearances.