LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky football head coach Mark Stoops will spend Tuesday in Bristol, Conn., on the ESPN Campus conducting a series of interviews to promote the upcoming UK football season as part of ESPN’s annual “Car Wash” with Southeastern Conference football head coaches.
Stoops, who will be joined Tuesday by Auburn coach Guz Malzahn, Arkansas coach Bret Bielema, Florida Coach Will Muschamp, South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier and Tennessee coach Butch Jones, will spend more than four hours on the ESPN Campus making appearances on multiple platforms.
The first-year head coach will begin his day at 11 a.m. with a podcast on ESPNU with Ivan Maisel before jumping on the ESPN.com live chat at 11:30 a.m. From there, Stoops will be on College Football Insider with Travis Haney at Noon before moving over to the Digital Media room at 12:45 p.m. Stoops will have a busy final few hours of his trip as he will be on College GameDay at 1:15 p.m., followed by studio appearances on College Football Live at 2:20 p.m. and SportsCenter at 3:20 p.m.
Note that all times are Eastern and subject to change and that the current schedule calls for live appearances with the ESPN.com chat and on SportsCenter. The live appearance on SportsCenter could change based on the news of the day. A complete schedule is listed below.
Alabama coach Nick Saban, Georgia coach Mark Richt, LSU coach Les Miles, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze, Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen, Missouri coach Gary Pinkel, Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin and Vanderbilt coach James Franklin will take their spin in the ESPN “Car Wash” Monday.
Fans are encouraged to follow @UKFootball and @UKCoachStoops on both Twitter and Instagram for behind-the-scenes photos and insights from the coach.
Stoops’ ESPN “Car Wash” Schedule – Tuesday, July 23 – All times Eastern and subject to change
11 a.m. – ESPNU College Football Podcast with Ivan Maisel
11:30 a.m. – ESPN.com chat (live)
Noon – College Football Insider with Travis Haney
12:45 p.m. – Digital Media room
1:15 p.m. – College GameDay
2:20 p.m. – College Football Live
3:20 p.m. – SportsCenter (tentatively live)
Kentucky Football Calendar
Tues. July 23 Head coach Mark Stoops at ESPN “Car Wash”
Wed. July 24 Governor’s Cup Luncheon – Hurstbourne CC (Louisville, Ky.) – Lunch at 11:30 a.m. ET followed by news conference
Fri. July 26 Greater Louisville UK Alumni Club Luncheon - Kentucky International Convention Center (Louisville, Ky.), noon
Sat. July 27 UK Football Women’s Clinic
Fri. Aug. 2 Kentucky Football Kickoff Luncheon – Hyatt Regency’s Patterson Ballroom – Noon ET
Mon. Aug. 5 Kentucky Football Media Day – Commonwealth Stadium – Time TBD
Fri. Aug. 9 Fan Day – Commonwealth Stadium – 6 p.m. ET