July 23, 2017
Big Ten Football Media Days Central
EAST LANSING, Mich. — The annual Big Ten Football Media Days will be held Monday and Tuesday (July 24-25) at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place and McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.
BTN and BTN2Go will provide more than 14 hours of live coverage at Big Ten Football Media Days in 2017. Coverage will include the press conferences of all 14 Big Ten head football coaches, as well as remarks by Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany. BTN Live will provide live coverage of the coaches and their students visiting the set from 1 p.m. — 7 p.m. ET on Monday and 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Visit http://bit.ly/2017FBB1GMediaDays for a complete schedule and more information.
Mark Dantonio’s press conference is scheduled for 12:45 p.m. ET on Monday. The three players representing the Spartans for the event are seniors Brian Allen, Chris Frey and Gerald Holmes.
For updates on Michigan State during Monday’s media day, follow Twitter @msu_football and Instagram @msu_spartans. Also, check msuspartans.com for exclusive coverage of the Big Ten Football Media Days, featuring videos and other selected behind the scenes coverage.
Spartan Sports Network will be broadcasting live in Chicago both days; for coverage, visit SpartanSportsNetwork.com and listen on the SSN 24/7 mobile app. Will Tieman will anchor SSN’s coverage at Big Ten Media Days.
The 2017 Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, July 25, in the Skyline Ballroom at the McCormick Place Convention Center. Joel Klatt, FOX Sports’ lead college football game analyst, will serve as host of the 2017 Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon
On Wednesday, July 26, BTN will air the Kickoff Luncheon Special at 8 p.m. ET with each head coach discussing the upcoming season.
BTN also will continue to offer an array of studio coverage throughout the season, with BTN Live and B1G Football and Beyond airing nightly Monday through Friday. The Journey: Big Ten Football returns this October.
The action kicks off at 10 a.m. CT with an opportunity to get autographs from your favorite coaches and hear interviews with the conference’s top returning players. Around 10:50 a.m. CT, fans can get group pictures of all 14 coaches and all 42 players in attendance. The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. CT and will feature highlight videos, coaches’ interviews, special guests and much more, including door prizes highlighted by a free trip to the Big Ten Football Championship Game and to the Big Ten’s top bowl game destination.
A limited number of tickets remain available for $110 per seat or $1,100 per table (10 seats). Contact Davon Robb at the Big Ten office at 847-696-1010, ext. 163, or firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase tickets.
The Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon annually attracts some of the most talented names in college sports. The event has drawn legendary coaches as well as each of the conference’s Heisman Trophy winners since 1970. In all, approximately 1,000 of the conference’s finest players and 80 head coaches have celebrated the start of a new college football season at the Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon with nearly 54,000 supporters.