Beckman will make the rounds at the ESPN headquarters on Thursday.
July 31, 2013
Fighting Illini head football coach Tim Beckman will be in Bristol, Conn., on Thursday for the ESPN "car wash" treatment, a full day of interviews at ESPN headquarters.
Wilson will kick off his schedule at 10 a.m. CDT with an ESPN Digital Media session. The rest of the day includes segments on SportsCenter and College Football Live, and ESPN.com live chat, and sit-downs with Travis Haney and Brett McMurphy.
Below is a look at Beckman's schedule:
|Coach Beckman at ESPN Headquarters - Aug. 1, 2013|
|10 am CT||Digital Media|
|10:40 am CT||Interview with College Football Insider Travis Haney|
|11 am CT||ESPN.com Chat|
|12:15 pm CT||Interview with College Football Insider Brett McMurphy|
|1 pm CT||SportsCenter (taped interview)|
|1:20 pm CT||College Football Live Interview|
Illinois opens preseason training camp on Monday, Aug. 5 in Champaign before spending a week at Camp Rantoul (Aug. 12-19) in preparation for the 2013 season. Illini fans will be able to get full coverage of training camp including highlights, interviews and behind-the-scenes footage at fightingillini.com and CoachBeckman.com, as well as on Twitter and Facebook.
Illinois opens the season by hosting Southern Illinois on Aug. 31. Season and single-game tickets for the 2013 Illinois football season, which includes seven home games, are on sale now. The Fighting Illini also will host the Chicago Homecoming game at historic Soldier Field on Sept. 14 against Washington. Tickets for the Chicago Homecoming game start at $30 and are on sale now.