The Big Ten Network, of course, and ESPNEWS will have coverage of the event, which begins next Monday morning.
This is the official start of college football for me.
I am giddy.
This from the Big Ten:
Park Ridge, Ill. –The Big Ten Conference announced today that the Big Ten Network and ESPNEWS will air live coverage of the 2009 Big Ten Football Media Days on Monday, July 27. The Big Ten Network will also record the 38th Kickoff Luncheon on Tuesday, July 28, and will air a Kickoff Luncheon special at 10 a.m. CT on Saturday, Aug. 1. The media days and luncheon will take place at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.
The Big Ten Network will provide four hours of live coverage on Monday, including the full press conferences for all 11 head coaches and Big Ten Commissioner James E. Delany. The network’s coverage begins at 10 a.m. CT with studio hosts Mike Hall and Chris Martin. Monday’s live coverage will extend to www.BigTenNetwork.com, where video of the press conference for every coach and Delany will be posted as the day unfolds. Also, the website will feature live chats, photo galleries, blog updates, frequent video reports and interviews as well as Twitter and Facebook updates.
Here’s the BTN release:
CHICAGO – The Big Ten Network will kick off its coverage of the 2009 Big Ten football season with extensive television and internet coverage of Big Ten Media Days from the Hyatt Regency in downtown Chicago.
The Big Ten Network will offer four hours of live televised coverage on Monday, July 27, including the full press conferences for all 11 head coaches and Big Ten Commissioner James E. Delany. Mike Hall and Chris Martin will anchor the network’s coverage from the Big Ten Network studios beginning at 11 AM ET.
Monday’s live coverage will extend to www.BigTenNetwork.com, where video of every coach’s press conference as well as Delany’s press conference will be posted as the day unfolds. Also, the website will feature live chats, Twitter and Facebook updates, photo galleries, blog updates and frequent video reports and interviews.
Press Conference Schedule (live on Big Ten Network):
All times central
10 AM – Pat Fitzgerald (Northwestern)
10:15 AM – Ron Zook (Illinois)
10:30 AM – Bret Bielema (Wisconsin)
10:45 AM – Rich Rodriguez (Michigan)
11:15 PM – Danny Hope (Purdue)
11:30 PM – Tim Brewster (Minnesota)
11:45 PM – Jim Tressel (Ohio State)
12:15 PM – Bill Lynch (Indiana)
12:30 PM – Mark Dantonio (Michigan State)
12:45 PM – Joe Paterno (Penn State)
1 PM – Kirk Ferentz (Iowa)
1:30 PM – James E. Delany (Big Ten)