LOS ANGELES — It’s been lower than a month since George Kliavkoff formally turned the commissioner of the Pac-12 Convention.
As if he didn’t have sufficient on his plate, now he’s coping with a vital problem — convention realignment — that not too long ago resurfaced.
Texas and Oklahoma announced Monday that they plan to leave the Big 12, probably for the Southeastern Convention, which might be a seismic change to the school soccer panorama.
How will the Pac-12 reply?
That’s one among a number of subjects that can be addressed Tuesday throughout Pac-12 soccer media day Tuesday on the W Hollywood Resort.
Together with Kilavkoff, the league’s 12 head coaches and two gamers from every college can be in attendance to subject questions from the media main as much as the 2021 season.
Truly, solely 11 coaches are anticipated to attend as a result of Washington State coach Nick Rolovich received’t be right here. That’s as a result of he isn’t vaccinated for COVID-19 and can be taking part through Zoom. Rolovich stated in a press release that he didn’t get vaccinated for private causes, which opens the door for lots of attention-grabbing questions.
The festivities start at 9 a.m. MDT Tuesday on the Pac-12 Community, with remarks from Kliavkoff, senior associate commissioner of football operations Merton Hanks and Oregon athletic director and chair of the Pac-12 athletics administrators committee Rob Mullens.
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Utah coach Kyle Whittingham, vast receiver Britain Covey and linebacker Devin Lloyd will signify Utah at media day. Whittingham, Covey and Lloyd are scheduled to deal with the media at about 4:45 p.m. MDT.
As a part of Tuesday’s occasion, preseason predictions and preseason all-conference groups can be introduced.
Apart from Rolovich, one other Pac-12 coach that can be beneath appreciable scrutiny Tuesday is Arizona State’s Herm Edwards.
This can mark the primary time that Edwards has confronted reporters because the allegations of impropriety inside ASU’s program got here to gentle. Edwards in all probability received’t have the ability to touch upon the continued investigation however it will likely be attention-grabbing to see how he plans to assist his staff keep focus amid the allegations and the investigation.
https://www.deseret.com/2021/7/26/22594211/what-to-look-for-at-tuesdays-pac-12-football-media-day | Utah soccer: What to search for at Tuesday’s Pac-12 soccer media day