Athens, Ga. – NCAA Executive Committee Chair and UGA President Michael F. Adams will hold a press conference and conference call Tues., Jan. 8 at 2 p.m. to discuss his proposal that the NCAA manage an eight-team playoff to determine a national champion in the top level of collegiate football. In a letter to NCAA President Myles Brand, he asks that Brand appoint a committee of the NCAA Division I Board of Directors to study his proposal. A copy of Adams’ statement is available at http://www.uga.edu/AdamsNCAAPlayoffStatement010808.pdf. A copy of Adams’ letter to Brand is available at http://www.uga.edu/AdamsLetterToBrand010808.pdf.
The press conference, with live satellite access, will begin at 2 p.m. in the television studio at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education, 1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens. The satellite coordinates are:
Time: 1:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. EST
Satellite: Galaxy 17
Downlink Frequency: 11900 (V)
Following the press conference, at approximately 3 p.m., Adams will be available via telephone conference. To access the teleconference, dial 800/926-7061.