Big 12 football media days kicks off tomorrow in Vegas

The 2024 Big 12 Football Media Days kick off Tuesday inside Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, NV.

Broadcast on ESPN+, the two-day event will feature press conferences from all 16 head football coaches as well as third-year commissioner Brett Yormark, who will lead off the proceedings Tuesday at 1 p.m.

West Virginia head coach Neal Brown is scheduled to speak Wednesday at 2:40 p.m. The Mountaineers have also sent four players, safety Aubrey Burks, quarterback Garrett Greene, defensive lineman Sean Martin and left tackle Wyatt Milum.

The two big brands Texas and Oklahoma are absent for the first time after flipping to the SEC this offseason, but the Four Corners schools — Arizona, Arizona State, Utah and Colorado — will all be present to make a first impression on their new conference. After welcoming four newcomers at last year’s media days, the conference will welcome four more again as Big 12 membership has swelled to 16 institutions.

While all eyes will be on the newcomers, the spotlight will almost certainly be on Colorado head coach Deion Sanders, who will be the first coach to speak on Wednesday at 2 p.m. Along with Sanders, the Buffalos will also be represented by star two-way player Travis Hunter as well as quarterback Shedeur Sanders.

Hunter was named the Big 12’s preseason defensive player of the year, in the media poll released last week. Preseason newcomer of the year KJ Jefferson, who transferred from Arkansas to quarterback UCF, will also be in attendance. 

Preseason offensive player of the year Ollie Gordon II is also expected to be in Vegas, despite being arrested on suspicion of DUI on June 30.

Utah coach Kyle Whittingham will be the first of the newcomers to speak at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday. Arizona State coach Kenny Dillingham will follow at 3:40 p.m.

Arizona coach Brent Brennan will conclude media days with the final coach press conference at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday.

2024 Big 12 Football Media Days Schedule

(On ESPN+, all times ET)

1 p.m. Commissioner Brett Yormark
2 p.m. Sonny Dykes, TCU
2:20 p.m. Chris Klieman, Kansas State
2:40 p.m. Scott Satterfield, Cincinnati
3 p.m. Joey McGuire, Texas Tech
3:20 p.m. Kyle Whittingham, Utah
3:40 p.m. Kenny Dillingham, Arizona State
4 p.m. Mike Gundy, Oklahoma State
4:20 p.m. Matt Campbell, Iowa State

2 p.m. Deion Sanders, Colorado
2:20 p.m. Lance Leipold, Kansas
2:40 p.m. Neal Brown, West Virginia
3 p.m. Kalani Sitake, BYU
3:20 p.m. Gus Malzahn, UCF
3:40 p.m. Dave Aranda, Baylor
4 p.m. Willie Fritz, Houston
4:20 p.m. Brent Brennan, Arizona

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