Time & Location
Jul 28, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Performing Arts Center, 507 Chestnut St, Highlands, NC 28741, USA
About the Event
Noted for his access to football programs and coaches in the southeast, his wit and his keen insights, Tony will return to Highlands for the fifth year to talk about his favorite subject. With emphasis on the ACC and SEC football programs, he will offer his predictions about the upcoming 2022 season. Joining Tony will be representatives from an ACC and a SEC athletic department to comment on the turmoil in college sports due to the transfer portal; the impact of name, image and likeness rules; more conference realignments; and the pros and cons of potential playoff expansion.
Location: The Performing Arts Center
Presenter: Tony Barnhart, a 1976 graduate of UGA's school of journalism, has covered college football for 47 years. This includes 25 years as a columnist and reporter for the Atlanta Journal Constitution and stints with CBS Sports and ESPN. Tony is currently an analyst for the SEC Network and columnist for TMG College Sports. He is the author of five books on college football, including biographies of Vince Dooley and Larry Munson. Amon his honors: named Georgia Sportswriter of the Year in 1999 and inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 2021