Coach Mason address reporters at SEC Media Days last week.
July 20, 2014
Bristol, Conn. – Vanderbilt Head Coach Derek Mason will help kickoff ESPN's annual mid-summer college football coaches' "Car Wash" by making appearances on several ESPN programs Monday.
Mason, coming off consecutive Pac-12 titles and back-to-back Rose Bowl appearances while serving as Stanford's Director of Defense, will discuss his first Vanderbilt squad and the upcoming season on numerous ESPN programs, including SportsCenter, College Gameday, College Football Live (CFB Live) and ESPNU.
Starting Monday, the "Car Wash" calls for 63 head coaches – from teams in the Southeastern Conference, Big 12, Pac-12, Atlantic Coast Conference and Big Ten – to conduct a mixture of interviews with more than 25 different shots and writers across ESPN's television, radio and digital medial platforms.
All interviews are staged at ESPN's Connecticut headquarters. Most of Mason's television appearances will be taped to air later on ESPN programming. The SportsCenter segment is expected to air Monday.
Mason's full media schedule on the ESPN campus follows:
9 a.m. - ESPNU podcast with Ivan Maisel
9:30 a.m. - SEC Network Talkbacks
9:45 a.m. - Digital media
10:00 a.m. - College Gameday
10:40 a.m. - College Football Roundtable discussion hosted by Joe Tessitore
11:15 a.m. - ESPN.com interviews with Chris Low, Travis Haney and Brett McMurphy
12:05 p.m. - College Gameday
12:25 p.m. - CFB Live
1:10 p.m. - SportsCenter (taped segment)
1:55 p.m. - ESPN Images
All times are CT.
ESPN's "Car Wash" focuses on Southeastern Conference teams Monday and Tuesday. Other SEC coaches expected to join Mason on Monday are Hugh Freeze of Ole Miss, Gus Malzahn of Auburn, Les Miles of LSU, Gary Pinkel of Missouri, Mark Richt of Georgia and Mark Stoops of Kentucky.