Big Ten media days schedule

CHICAGO -- Greetings from the Hilton Chicago, the new site for Big Ten media days, which kick off Wednesday morning.

As a reminder, we'll be live-blogging throughout media days, starting at 10 a.m. ET Wednesday and likely going until 5 p.m. ET. Colleagues Brian Bennett, Mark Schlabach and Matt Fortuna are here, along with WolverineNation's Michael Rothstein, BuckeyeNation's Austin Ward and NittanyNation's Josh Moyer. We'll have notes, quotes, pictures, videos and observations throughout the day. We're also looking for your questions and comments in the live blog or on the Big Ten blog Twitter page.

Before getting to the media schedule, we have four Big Ten players signed up to chat with you! We could add more to the list, but here's the schedule:

Noon ET: Nebraska cornerback Ciante Evans

12:15 p.m. ET: Penn State guard John Urschel

1:30 p.m. ET: Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter

3:30 p.m. ET: Wisconsin linebacker Chris Borland

Send us your questions now for the players here and here, or tweet us here, and we'll ask them the best ones during the chats.

OK, now to the schedule ...


Coaches at podium (all times ET)

  • 11 a.m. -- Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern

  • 11:15 a.m. -- Darrell Hazell, Purdue

  • 11:30 a.m. -- Gary Andersen, Wisconsin

  • noon -- Tim Beckman, Illinois

  • 12:15 p.m. -- Kevin Wilson, Indiana

  • 12:30 p.m. -- Brady Hoke, Michigan

  • 1 p.m. -- Bo Pelini, Nebraska

  • 1:15 p.m. -- Mark Dantonio, Michigan State

  • 1:30 p.m. -- Urban Meyer, Ohio State

  • 2 p.m. -- Jerry Kill, Minnesota

  • 2:15 p.m. -- Bill O'Brien, Penn State

  • 2:30 p.m. -- Kirk Ferentz, Iowa

Others at podium

  • 2:45 p.m. -- Big Ten Network president Mark Silverman

  • 3 p.m. -- Tournament of Roses president Scott Jenkins

  • 3:15 p.m. -- Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany

Players and coaches from each team also will have interview sessions from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. ET.


9 a.m.-11 a.m. ET: All coaches and players at round table interviews with media

Here's the list of players from each team attending media days ...

Illinois: DL Tim Kynard, OT Corey Lewis, QB Nathan Scheelhaase

Indiana: K Mitch Ewald, S Greg Heban, WR Kofi Hughes

Iowa: LB Christian Kirksey, LB James Morris, OT Brett Van Sloten

Michigan: QB Devin Gardner, S Thomas Gordon, OT Taylor Lewan

Michigan State: LB Max Bullough, CB Darqueze Dennard, G Blake Treadwell

Minnesota: DT Ra'Shede Hageman, RB Donnell Kirkwood, S Brock Vereen

Nebraska: WR Quincy Enunwa, CB Ciante Evans, QB Taylor Martinez

Northwestern: QB Kain Colter, RB Venric Mark, DE Tyler Scott

Ohio State: OT Jack Mewhort, QB Braxton Miller, S Christian Bryant (replaces CB Bradley Roby)

Penn State: LB Glenn Carson, G John Urschel, S Malcolm Willis

Purdue: CB Ricardo Allen, DT Bruce Gaston Jr., TE Gabe Holmes

Wisconsin: WR Jared Abbrederis, LB Chris Borland, RB James White

12:30 p.m. ET: Big Ten kickoff luncheon

It's finally here, folks, and we hope you join us early and often throughout Big Ten media days.