HurricaneSports.com Will Have Live Wall-To-Wall Signing Day Coverage
Jan. 25, 2012
CORAL GABLES, Fla.–With what is projected to be one of the best signing classes in the country, the University of Miami will again provide live video coverage and social media fan interaction on Signing Day. The coverage will begin early on the morning on Feb. 1. From the moment the first National Letter of Intent (NLI) comes through the fax machine, HurricaneSports.com and will have exclusive minute-by-minute coverage of one of the most anticipated days of the off-season.
The video team on HurricaneSports.com will have a live, breaking news feed open all-day with longtime Miami radio personalities Don Bailey Jr. and Joe Zagacki. As soon as an NLI is officially approved, DBJ and Joe Z will interview the assistant coach that recruited the student-athlete, as well as his future position coach.
HurricaneSports.com’s Amy Audibert will be the point person on bonus coverage on the Canes All Access UStream feed that will provide social media engagement, including live video chats with UM assistant coaches, football players and more.
The all-day coverage will build up to head coach Al Golden’s first comments on the signing class during his press conference at 4 p.m. Eastern.
Below is a complete rundown of all the day’s coverage:
– Full, start-to-finish LIVE VIDEO coverage through Canes All-Access (the video portal on HurricaneSports.com)
– BONUS COVERAGE through UStream, including exclusive interviews and live video chats with online fans
– Integration with Facebook.com/MiamiHurricanes
– All-Day LIVE CHAT on HurricaneSports.com with an integrated video feed from Ustream
– Breaking news through Twitter.com/HurricaneSports
– Full length, FREE HIGHLIGHTS on all signees on HurricaneSports.com
– Bio, photos and more on the newest members of the Canes Family on HurricaneSports.com and Facebook.com/MiamiHurricanes
– Tweet or Facebook your questions and have the assistant coaches and players answer live for you.
After what promises to be a very successful signing day, Miami will host a party at the BankUnited Center in the multi-purpose room. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. and will run until 8 p.m. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Golden and his staff will introduce fans to the 2012 signing class, including video of each member. The event is free to Hurricane Club members and admission is $1 for fans who are not members of the Hurricane Club.
Fans who attend the Signing Day party will be able to purchase tickets for the Canes men’s basketball game vs. Maryland that evening at 8 p.m. for only $5.