Florida football: Billy Napier to appear at SEC Media Days - in Nashville - on July 19

Kevin Brockway
The Gainesville Sun
Florida head coach Billy Napier speaks during a news conference for the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, in Las Vegas. Florida is scheduled to play Oregon State in the bowl game. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Florida football coach Billy Napier will speak at SEC football media days on July 19, the league announced on Thursday.

The Gators finished 6-7 in Napier's first season and will look to build around a team that returns six starters on offense and four starters on defense.

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SEC football media days will take place from July 17-20 at the Grand Hyatt in Nashville, Tenn., marking the first time the event will be held in the Music City. It traditionally has been held in Birmingham, Alabama.

The SEC Network will once again air the four-day event to a national audience. A more detailed daily schedule with full TV information, rotational breakdown and student-athletes attending will be available prior to the event in early July.

Here's a look at the SEC schedule:

MONDAY, July 17

LSU – Brian Kelly

Missouri – Eliah Drinkwitz

Texas A&M – Jimbo Fisher

TUESDAY, July 18

Auburn – Hugh Freeze

Georgia – Kirby Smart

Mississippi State – Zach Arnett

Vanderbilt – Clark Lea


Alabama – Nick Saban

Arkansas – Sam Pittman

Florida – Billy Napier

Kentucky – Mark Stoops


Ole Miss – Lane Kiffin

South Carolina – Shane Beamer

Tennessee – Josh Heupel