BIG TEN MEDIA DAY WEDNESDAY TIMELINE
This is a blog post updated throughout the day with links, tweets, pics and videos from media from the Big Ten media day in Chicago. We did this last year, if you're confused here's a link to refresh your memory. The timeline will update frequently, so check back or refresh often.
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Real Time: Google News
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WEDNESDAY'S SCHEDULE - All times Central
10 a.m.: Pat Fitzgerald (Northwestern)
10:15 a.m.: Darrell Hazell (Purdue)
10:30 a.m.: Gary Andersen (Wisconsin)
10:45 a.m.: BREAK
11:00 Tim Beckman (Illinois)
11:15 p.m.: Kevin Wilson (Indiana)
11:30 p.m.: Brady Hoke (Michigan)
11:45 p.m.: BREAK
12 p.m.: Bo Pelini (Nebraska)
12:15 p.m.: Mark Dantonio (Michigan State)
12:30 p.m.: Urban Meyer (Ohio State)
12:45 p.m.: BREAK
1 p.m.: Jerry Kill (Minnesota)
1:15 p.m.: Bill O'Brien (Penn State)
1:30 p.m.: Kirk Ferentz (Iowa)
1:45 p.m.: Mark Silverman (BTN President)
2 p.m.: Scott Jenkins (Tournament of Roses President)
2:15 p.m.: Jim Delany (Big Ten Commissioner)
NOTE: We mods will try our best to keep the timeline full of interesting, Iowa and the absurd. We will, at times, take breaks. So please, commentariat, keep the ball rolling. We will update as time permits.
BHGP Live Blog:
6:48 AM Iowa released their fall two-deep
8:53 AM Hlas blog: Don't fret about Big Ten media's football picks
8:55 AM Players are available both today and tomorrow. Here is the complete list
9:00 AM There's a rumor on Rivals that Iowa may have lost a scholarship wide receiver. We'll have to wait for Ferentz to learn more.
Purdue's Media Guide cover because Purdue. pic.twitter.com/1ZWX9PCUt1— Adam Kramer (@KegsnEggs) July 24, 2013
9:40 AM Iowa Football Official Media Guide now available online
10:04 AM Pat Fitzgerald starts things off with a lot of "blah, blah, blah"
Fitz: "Entire offensive line is heathy coming off the spring and going into Camp Kenosha. There will be great competition among that group."— Northwestern Sports (@NU_Sports) July 24, 2013
10:08 AM Fitzgerald "(player) discipline begins in recruiting"
Take an inside look at the Grand Ballroom at the Hilton Chicago prior to B1G Football Media Days: http://t.co/cNZ1U1rJNJ— The Iowa Hawkeyes (@TheIowaHawkeyes) July 24, 2013
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald on targeting penalty: "If you're defenseless you should be protected" #B1GMediaDay— mike carmin (@carminjc) July 24, 2013
10:18 AM Purdue's Hazell wants to bring Purdue from the middle to the top, whatever
Hazell on starting QB: "We have a nice QB going on.' Purd has a SR and a FR. Both will get 'equal' reps. Will name starter 2 weeks into camp— Benjamin Worgull (@TheBadgerNation) July 24, 2013
10:31 AM Gary Anderson walked into a program that isn't broke
10:33 AM Anderson wants to recruit nationally at Wisconsin because he believes they can
Andersen on the QB battle: "It's a 3 man battle right now, sat down w/ all of them and gave a clear vision of where it's going."— MadTown Badgers (@MTBadgers) July 24, 2013
10:37 AM Anderson believes Chris Borland is the best linebacker in the country
10:56 AM ESPN ranks Mark Weisman #24 in their Big Ten player countdown
11:11 AM BECKMAN IS A YELLER
Illinois' Tim Beckman: Depth was an issue in 2012. Recruited 5 JUCOs, brought age to our team. 'Have to cont. to do that for next 2-3 yrs'— GoldandBlack.com (@GoldandBlackcom) July 24, 2013
11:14 AM Beckman: Nathan Scheelhaase is our starter at quarterback
Indiana's Kevin Wilson: "Our long snapper is a big-time player."— Dan Wolken (@DanWolken) July 24, 2013
11:18 AM Wilson: We are unsettled at QB. They are still looking three players
11:20 AM Wilson says Indiana's defense has been embarrassing the last two years. It's time to take a step up.
11:25 AM Purdue loses a player
Darrell Hazell on Taylor: "Brandon probably won’t be with us this year. All I can say is it’s some academic stuff he’s working toward"— GoldandBlack.com (@GoldandBlackcom) July 24, 2013
11:28 AM Wilson: "friendzone"
11:31 AM Hoke: "8-5 is unacceptable at Michigan"
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11:44 AM Hoke: LB Jake Ryan could return by October (ACL)
Braxton Miller tells @ESPN_BigTen "We got some good news (concerning Carlos Hyde)" Miller expects him not to miss any significant time— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) July 24, 2013
12:04 PM Pelini asked about blowout losses, says it's not about scheme but execution
12:05 PM Pelini on why Thomas Brown was dismissed from team: "violation of team rules"
Targeting: "it's the application part of it, can be very subjective. Going a little bit overboard".— Brian Towle (@btbowling) July 24, 2013
12:10 PM Pelini: "We can potentially have a very potent offense"
"Our QB position is much stronger this year than it was last year." - Dantonio— Mike Wilson (@MikeWScout) July 24, 2013
12:22 PM Dantonio: "Wisconsin is pretty close to Michigan if you look on a map"
12:29 PM Urban Meyer is talking about OSU's APR
"I have not received the good news about Hyde, I guess I'm not a big social media guy. I need to evaluate the facts"— Matt Brown (@MattLGHL) July 24, 2013
"There was certainly no intent to go after Florida, that's all I can tell you." Meyer on OSU turning in the Gators— Austin Ward (@AWardESPN) July 24, 2013
12:40 PM Meyer: "I want to make sure our punishment is harder than anyone out theres"
#Gophers coach Jerry Kill on the bowl game in 2012: "We played more like we want to play at Minnesota, very physical, hard-nosed football."— PiPress Gophers Now (@GophersNow) July 24, 2013
1:04 PM Kill asked about his health: "I'm doing great. I'm in the best shape of my life"
FB Mike Marrow no longer with Huskers. Family's decision, Pelini says.— Steven M. Sipple (@HuskerExtraSip) July 24, 2013
1:17 PM O'Brien: "We have two guys competing for QB"
1:29 PM KF: "Last season was disappointing for us, certainly"
ISU schedule ?: We're firmly locked in with ISU. Important, relevant game. Don't see it ending in the near future.— marcmorehouse (@marcmorehouse) July 24, 2013
KF on hurry-up and injuries: Don't know the data. It's become popular. Have to be prepared for it.— marcmorehouse (@marcmorehouse) July 24, 2013
Kirk on RB: Hard to feel too good or too comfortable at any one position.— Susan Denk (@SusanDenk) July 24, 2013
1:39 PM Coach Ferentz diagrams a play for BTN
Ferentz said Morris and Lomax had appendicitis issues in last few weeks but both will b ready to go on first day of practice. #hawkeyes— Rick Brown (@RickBrownDMR) July 24, 2013
1:47 PM BTN2GO now available for Comcast subscribers
Ferentz called DJ Hernandez 'tremendous young man." Says situation very difficult "it's his family"— Todd Brommelkamp (@ToddBrommelkamp) July 24, 2013
No official announcement on Iowa WR Cameron Wilson. KF said the final roster is when something could be announced.— marcmorehouse (@marcmorehouse) July 24, 2013
WR Damond Powell "still finishing up his work" with regards to qualifying. Iowa expected things to come down to wire. "We knew that."— Todd Brommelkamp (@ToddBrommelkamp) July 24, 2013
Delany thinks there's a chance at NCAA structural changes within a year.— Scott Dochterman (@ScottDochterman) July 24, 2013
2:47 PM All of the coaches' transcripts including Ferentz
#qctimes Delany said he views the stipends as something for athletes who are on full scholarship, men and women.— Steve Batterson (@sbatt79) July 24, 2013
2:52 PM Delany expects the O'Bannon case to reach the Supreme Court
Iowa LB James Morris at B1G media days: http://t.co/6aqD4fanzh— marcmorehouse (@marcmorehouse) July 24, 2013
Iowa OT Brett Van Sloten from B1G media days: http://t.co/o8HFd2ZnQn— marcmorehouse (@marcmorehouse) July 24, 2013
Iowa LB Christian Kirksey at B1G media days: http://t.co/8GqKrbck8b— marcmorehouse (@marcmorehouse) July 24, 2013
4:00 PM Iowa Season Preview on BTN
4:00 PM Kirk Ferentz press conference on BTN
Well, that concludes the press conferences. Delany's speech was long-winded but extremely informational. I'll post the transcript above here when it's available. These rest of the news, if any, will be placed in the comments.