Ohio State just concluded its final practice open to the media on Saturday morning, and while only two practice viewing sessions seems doesn't seem like much, I guess it's better than zero.
That's what reporters who cover LSU and Texas have to deal with. Last week, Tigers' head coach Ed Orgeron announced the complete closure of the preseason camp to the media and general public, while Longhorns coach Tom Herman followed that up on Thursday by issuing a ban on reporters sharing updates during post-practice interview session on social media.
Notre Dame became the latest program to restrict access to the media on Saturday, handing out the following announcement to reporters.
— Tyler James (@TJamesNDI) August 5, 2017
Maybe it's just me, but it seems counterproductive to restrict the media from giving your program attention? It's a severe lack of exposure for fans eager to consume content related to your team.