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Razorbacks attend SEC Media Day

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Razorbacks attend SEC Media Day

HOOVER, Ala. – Arkansas made its appearance at 2008 Southeastern Conference Football Media Days on Friday as head coach Bobby Petrino, center Jonathan

Luigs and linebacker Elston Forte traveled to The Wynfrey Hotel to meet with the media. Arkansas was one of four schools featured on the final day of the three-day event, with Auburn, Kentucky and South Carolina also appearing on Friday. The Arkansas contingent fielded questions from the more than 800 credentialed media from the print, video, internet and radio realms.

The Razorbacks begin their circuit at 10:40 a.m. with Petrino spending 40 minutes talking to the print and internet media. During that time Luigs and Forte make their rounds with a number of television crews. The print media will interviewed the players in a group setting for 20 minutes while each of the 10 radio and television rooms were given 10 minutes with both players and coaches. Aside from local television stations at the event, SEC-TV, CSS, CBS College and ESPN were all in attendance.

Tthe Voice of the Razorbacks, Chuck Barrett, and Razorback Director of New Media, Blair Cartwright, provide ArkansasRazorbacks.com viewers with clips and quotes from today’s appearance by Coach Petrino and the Razorbacks..

This week’s wall-to-wall coverage is a free preview of RazorVision. If you like what you see, sign up for your RazorVision package today. The cost is only $9.95 per month, and includes all the previous programing available to subscribers of RazorZone for men’s events or All-Access for women’s events.

If you are already a RazorZone member, there is no need to make any changes. You automatically became a RazorVision member on Monday. Your login and password remain the same, just more great Razorback on-line content.

If you’re not a member, here’s what is coming this week from Birmingham:

* — Packages each day from SEC Media Days with clips and coverage of each SEC team

* — Special extended length coverage on Friday when the Head Hog speaks to the league’s media.

* — Interviews with SEC officials and other attending Media Day.

If you like what you see, we invite you to become a regular member of RazorVision. Along with streaming audio on football, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, volleyball, soccer and gymnastics, RazorVision members see streaming video from home basketball, baseball, volleyball, gymnastics, softball, track & field and swimming events during the year. RazorVision will bring special Game Day Fayetteville coverage this season in football plus postgame comments and highlights from each Arkansas home event.

Those that join up this week get a chance to see the first premium content area only packages as the RazorVision team follows Coach Petrino from wheels-up in Fayetteville through the interview rooms at The Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham until the end of the day.



Sports Category : Football