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American Athletic Conference Football Summer Kickoff

Byron Jones (picutred here) and Geremy Davis will be in Newport for the Huskies.

July 27, 2014

NEWPORT, R.I. - It's a sure sign that that the college football season is nearing - the American Athletic Conference Summer Kickoff and Media Days.

Coaches, student-athletes and administrators from schools and the league office welcome media and bowl officials to Newport, R.I., each year to get ready for the upcoming year.

CLICK HERE to see the UConn Football Media Supplment for the event.

UConn will be represented in Newport this year by senior wide receiver Geremy Davis (Lawrenceville, Ga.) and senior cornerback Byron Jones (New Britain, Conn.) and first-year UConn head coach Bob Diaco.

The best place for coverage of the event will be and our various social media platforms.

We will have full coverage on following the event and will have constant updates on Facebook at UConnFootball, Instagram at uconnfootball, Twitter at @UConnFootball and Vine at @UConnFootball.

You can also follow all the league action on Twitter at @American_FB.

The event started on Monday with a golf tournament at Newport National Country Club, which was followed by the most famous event of any conference media day the in country - an authentic Rhode Island clam bake served on the shores of Newport Harbor.

Media Day takes place on Tuesday and beings with the taking of a group photo of the league's coaches and then the student-athletes in attendance. From there, the coaches and student-athletes will meet and be interviewed by print, electronic and digital media for the rest of the day.

ESPN3 will be covering the event live from noon to 1:50 p.m. UConn head coach Bob Diaco will appear on that telecast at 1:20 p.m. You can watch the entire broadcast by CLICKING HERE.