Media Interview & Event Schedule
Media Relations Contacts
John Sudsbury, 504-828-2440, Cell 504-427-7076, johns@sugarbowl.org
Melissa Stoltz, 504-828-2440, melissas@sugarbowl.org

Media Headquarters

New Orleans Marriott at the Convention Center
859 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130

2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl Credential Pick-up at Media Hotel - TENTATIVE
Fleur De Lis Room
Saturday, Dec. 27, 3-6 p.m.
Dec. 28-31, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Jan. 1 (Game Day), 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Credentials Will be Available at the Superdome from 3 p.m. to Halftime on Game Day.



Tentative Media Schedule for 2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Ohio State Welcome, 3:30 p.m.
Location: Louis Armstrong International Airport (Due to TSA regulations, all attending media must arrive one-hour before team arrival and must have government-issued photo ID).
Availability: Head Coach at podium. Two players available for one-on-ones.
Shuttle departs Marriott at the Convention Center. Times could change due to flight schedules.
          Mult box for sound; no video feed; use own cameras.

Alabama Welcome, 4:30 p.m.
Location: Louis Armstrong International Airport (Due to TSA regulations, all attending media must arrive one-hour before team arrival and must have government-issued photo ID).
Availability: Head Coach at podium. Two players available for one-on-ones.
Shuttle departs Marriott at the Convention Center. Times could change due to flight schedules.
          Mult box for sound; no video feed; use own cameras.



Sunday, December 28, 2014
Alabama Defense Press Conference, 8:30 a.m.

Defensive Coordinator and five players.
        Electronic media uses own cameras for video, mult boxes for audio.

Ohio State Practice/Availability, 9:45 a.m.
Availability: Cameras for 15 minutes.
Shuttle departs Marriott at the Convention Center at 9:25 a.m.

Alabama Practice/Availability, 1-3 p.m.
Availability: Cameras for 15 minutes.
Shuttle departs Marriott at the Convention Center.

Ohio State Offense Press Conference, 3:15 p.m.
Offensive Coordinator and five players: Taylor Decker (OL), Ezekiel Elliott (RB), Jeff Heuerman (TE), Cardale Jones (QB), Evan Spencer (WR).
        Electronic media uses own cameras for video, mult boxes for audio.



Monday, December 29, 2014
Alabama Offense Press Conference, 8:30 a.m.
Offensive Coordinator and five players.
        Electronic media uses own cameras for video, mult boxes for audio.

Ohio State Practice/Availability, 9:45 a.m.
Availability: Cameras for 15 minutes.
Shuttle departs Marriott at the Convention Center at 9:25 a.m.

Alabama Practice/Availability, 1-3 p.m.
Availability: Cameras for 15 minutes.
Shuttle departs Marriott at the Convention Center.

Ohio State Defense Press Conference, 3:15 p.m.

Defensive Coordinator and five players: Michael Bennett (DL), Joey Bosa (DL), Curtis Grant (LB), Doran Grant (CB), Joshua Perry (LB).
        Electronic media uses own cameras for video, mult boxes for audio.



Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Alabama Media Day, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Head Coach, assistant coaches and all players available to media.
Two primary stages - one for head coach, one for a player.
Risers with backdrops for next six players.
Tables with name tags for remaining starters (16).
Remaining players in seats around field.
ELECTRONIC MEDIA TAKES STAGE AUDIO FEEDS FROM DISTRIBUTION AREA; CAMERAS ALLOWED FOR ALL INTERVIEWS
Shuttles depart Marriott at the Convention Center at 7:30 a.m. and will continue to run in 20 minute intervals.

Ohio State Media Day, 10-11 a.m.
Head Coach, assistant coaches and all players available to media.
Two primary stages - one for head coach, one for a player.
Risers with backdrops for next six players.
Tables with name tags for remaining starters (16).
Remaining players in seats around field.
ELECTRONIC MEDIA TAKES STAGE AUDIO FEEDS FROM DISTRIBUTION AREA; CAMERAS ALLOWED FOR ALL INTERVIEWS
Shuttles depart Marriott at the Convention Center at 7:30 a.m. and will continue to run in 20 minute intervals.

Sugar Bowl Second-Line Parade, 11:15 a.m.
Location: Pat O'Brien's
Availability: Photo Opportunity Only
There will NOT be media shuttles to this event.

Allstate Fan Fest, 12-7 p.m.
418 North Peters Street in the French Quarter, adjacent to Jax Brewery.
There will NOT be media shuttles to this event.

Media Party, 8-11 p.m.
Shuttle buses will leave hotel at 7:45, 8, 8:15 and 8:30 p.m.; will leave party at 10, 10:30, 11, and 11:30 p.m.



Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban Press Conference, 8:30 a.m.
          Electronic media takes coach audio/video feed from distribution area.

Photo Opportunity, 8:45 a.m.-9 a.m.
Head Coaches, Allstate Sugar Bowl and Allstate Insurance Representatives
          ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS USE THEIR OWN CAMERAS FOR THIS SHOT.

Ohio State Head Coach Urban Meyer Press Conference, 9 a.m.
        Electronic media takes coach audio/video feed from distribution area.

Allstate Fan Fest, 12-7 p.m.
418 North Peters Street in the French Quarter, adjacent to Jax Brewery.
There will NOT be media shuttles to this event.

Alabama Pep Rally, 3 p.m.
Allstate Fan Fest, 418 North Peters Street in the French Quarter, adjacent to Jax Brewery.
There will NOT be media shuttles to this event.

Ohio State Pep Rally, 4 p.m.
Allstate Fan Fest, 418 North Peters Street in the French Quarter, adjacent to Jax Brewery.
There will NOT be media shuttles to this event. 



Thursday, January 1, 2015
Pregame Media Meal: 3:30 - 7:30 p.m.

West Bunker Suite, First Floor, Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Buses will leave for Superdome in 15 minute intervals beginning at 2p.m. until 8 p.m.; buses will return to hotel in 15 minute intervals until 2:30 a.m.

2015 ALLSTATE SUGAR BOWL CLASSIC, 7:30 p.m.
Mercedes-Benz Superdome 

 

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