BLOG — HOOVER, Ala. — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive started the annual Media Days event today with a 20-minute proposal regarding new ideas on recruiting and educational requirements for incoming students, among other things.There were several topics covered by Slive in his talk and a full story will be made available in Thursday’s EAGLE. Slive talked about increasing the 2.0 grade point average on 16 core classes to 2.5 and re-defining the ways coaches communicate to prospects through new media such as Twitter or Facebook as well as on off-campus visits.
Media days continued with the first coach of the day, Arkansas Bobby Petrino. Keep up with SEC Media Days with the daily blog update and Twitter updates at oxfordeaglejd. (July 20, 2011)