American Athletic Conference sets media day line-up


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WNCT)  – The American Athletic Conference has announced the lineup of 33 student-athletes who will be on-hand in Newport, Rhode Island, next week for the conference’s annual Summer Kickoff and Media Days.


The 33 student-athletes will join The American’s 12 head coaches at the Hyatt Regency Newport Aug. 3-4 for the first formal event of the 2015 football season.


The American’s contingent is comprised of 15 players who were named to the 2014 all-conference team, including six returning first-team selections. Four players who have been named to the 2015 Maxwell Award preseason watch list will be in attendance (Cincinnati’s Gunner Kiel, Houston’s Kenneth Farrow, Navy’s Keenan Reynolds and USF’s Marlon Mack) as will two players named to the Bednarik Award watch list (East Carolina’s Zeek Bigger and Temple’s Tyler Matakevich).


Live coverage of The American’s Summer Kickoff and Media Days will begin Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 9 a.m. ET on The American Digital Network. ESPN3 will follow with a two-hour recap of the two-day event Tuesday afternoon.



2015 American Athletic Conference Football Summer Kickoff and Media Days

Attendees’ Lineup (subject to change)


Head Coach George O’Leary
Jordan Akins WR
Thomas Niles DL
Head Coach Tommy Tuberville
Parker Ehinger OL
Gunner Kiel QB
Silverberry Mouhon DE
Adrian Witty CB
Head Coach Bob Diaco
Andrew Adams S
Andreas Knappe OT
East Carolina  
Head Coach Ruffin McNeill
Zeek Bigger LB
Isaiah Jones WR
Head Coach Tom Herman
Kenneth Farrow RB
Cameron Malveaux DE
Adrian McDonald DB
Head Coach Justin Fuente
Alan Cross TE
Wynton McManis LB
Head Coach Ken Niumatalolo
Keenan Reynolds QB
Bernard Sarra NG
Head Coach Willie Taggart
Jamie Byrd S
Mattias Ciabatti P
Marlon Mack RB
Sean Price TE
Head Coach Chad Morris
Matt Davis QB
Zach Wood DE
Head Coach Matt Rhule
Kyle Friend C
Matt Ioannidis DE
Tyler Matakevich LB
Tavon Young CB
Head Coach Curtis Johnson
Tanner Lee QB
Darion Monroe S
Nico Marley LB
Arturo Uzdavinis OT
Head Coach Philip Montgomery
Derrick Alexander DE
Keyarris Garrett WR

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