MAC Football Media Day To Be Carried Live On ESPN3 http://w w w .umassathletics.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/071112aaa.html
August 10, 2012
July 11, 2012 CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Mid-American Conference and ESPN have announced that this year's 2012 MAC Football Media Day will be shown LIVE nationally on ESPN3. The event will highlight the league's annual kickoff event on Tuesday, July 24th at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich. MAC Media Day coverage on ESPN3 will kick off a record number of exclusive MAC events available live on the network with over 15 games scheduled for the upcoming season. The event will be carried live from 8:30 a.m. - Noon ET and will feature each of the league's head coaches as well as selected student-athletes from the 13 football institutions. Not only will MAC Football fans around the country be able to watch the live show previewing the upcoming 2012 season, but they will also have the opportunity to interact with the head coaches, student-athletes and league office regarding media day. The MAC will post updates throughout the day using its Twitter and Facebook feeds. The official twitter hashtag for the 2012 MAC Football Media Day and ESPN3 coverage is #MACFBDay. Official tweets will include this hashtag and all media and fans are also asked to use it in their tweets related to the event and when sending questions to their favorite coaches and student-athletes. A multitude of outlets exist to interact with the Mid-American Conference. Follow the MAC on Twitter (@MACSports) along with Media Directors Ken Mather (@KenMather_MAC) and Jeremy Guy (@JGuyMAC) for updates throughout the day. Feel free to interact with us during the event. ESPN3 is ESPN's live multi-screen sports network, a destination that delivers thousands of global sports events annually and accessible online via WatchESPN.com, on smartphones and tables via the WatchESPN app and through ESPN on Xbox Live to Gold members. It is currently available to 73 million homes at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection or video subscription from an affiliated service provider. The network is also available at no cost to approximately 21 million U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers connected to on-campus educational networks and on-base military networks.
Below are the league's student-athletes tentatively scheduled to attend 2012 MAC Football Media Day and take part in the live MAC Football Media Day broadcast: Akron: Head Coach Terry Bowden TBD TBD Ball State: Head Coach Pete Lembo Travis Freeman, Linebacker, Senior, Cleveland, Ohio Keith Wenning, Quarterback, Junior, Coldwater, Ohio Bowling Green: Head Coach Dave Clawson Chris Jones, Defensive Tackle, Senior, Brownsburg, Ind. Matt Schilz, Quarterback, Junior, Arcadia, Calif. Buffalo: Head Coach Jeff Quinn
Khalil Mack, Linebacker, Junior, Fort Pierce, Fla. Branden Oliver, Running Back, Junior, Miami, Fla. Central M ichigan: Head Coach Dan Enos Jahleel Addae, Defensive Back, Senior, Valrico, Fla. Eric Fisher, Offensive Lineman, Senior, Rochester, Mich. Eastern M ichigan: Head Coach Ron English Justin Cudworth, Linebacker, Senior, Monte Nido, Calif. Korey Neal, Offensive Lineman, Senior, Bowie, Md. Kent State: Head Coach Darrell Hazell Roosevelt Nix, Defensive Tackle, Junior, Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Brian Winters, Offensive Lineman, Senior, Hudson, Ohio UM ass: Head Coach Charley Molnar Darren Thellen, Safety, Senior, Brockton, Mass. Quinton Sales, Center, Senior, Fort Washington, Md. M iami: Head Coach Don Treadwell Zac Dysert, Quarterback, Senior, Ada, Ohio Austin Brown, Defensive Line, Senior, Woodbridge, Va. Northern Illinois: Head Coach Dave Doeren Jordan Lynch, Quarterback, Junior, Chicago, Ill. Sean Progar, Defensive End, Senior, Glenview, Ill. Ohio: Head Coach Frank Solich Tyler Tettleton, Quarterback, Junior, Norman, Okla. Travis Carrie, Defensive Back, Senior, Antioch, Calif. Toledo: Head Coach Matt Campbell Austin Dantin, Quarterback, Senior, Tallahassee, Fla. Terrance Owens, Quarterback, Junior, Cleveland, Ohio Western M ichigan: Head Coach Bill Cubit Alex Carder, Quarterback, Senior, Shawnee, Kan. Freddie Bishop, Defensive End, Senior, Inkster, Mich.