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Big Ten Media Day | Wednesday Timeline Open Thread

It's Media Day, let's talk about it.



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.

Live Stream: BTN2Go

Television: ESPNU and Big Ten Network

Twitter: #B1G , #B1GMediaDay

Real Time: Google News

Real Time SBNation Blog:

Schedule: Source

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

8:54 AM Morehouse's #35 Jacob Hillyer and #36 Quinton Alston

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.

9:30 AM

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"

10:07 AM

10:08 AM Fitzgerald "(player) discipline begins in recruiting"

10:10 AM

10:15 AM

10:18 AM Purdue's Hazell wants to bring Purdue from the middle to the top, whatever

10:24 AM

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

10:34 AM

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


11:13 AM

11:14 AM Beckman: Nathan Scheelhaase is our starter at quarterback

11:17 AM

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

11:28 AM Wilson: "friendzone"

11:31 AM Hoke: "8-5 is unacceptable at Michigan"

11:37 AM Get your Ferentz PC Bingo Cards. The Only Bingo game where everybody wins!


11:44 AM Hoke: LB Jake Ryan could return by October (ACL)

11:58 AM

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"

12:08 PM

12:10 PM Pelini: "We can potentially have a very potent offense"

12:20 PM

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

12:33 PM

12:35 PM

12:40 PM Meyer: "I want to make sure our punishment is harder than anyone out theres"

1:02 PM

1:04 PM Kill asked about his health: "I'm doing great. I'm in the best shape of my life"

1:08 PM

1:14 PM

1:16 PM

1:17 PM O'Brien: "We have two guys competing for QB"

1:20 PM

1:29 PM KF: "Last season was disappointing for us, certainly"

1:31 PM

1:38 PM

1:39 PM Coach Ferentz diagrams a play for BTN

1:45 PM

1:47 PM BTN2GO now available for Comcast subscribers

1:51 PM

1:56 PM

2:25 PM

2:43 PM

2:47 PM All of the coaches' transcripts including Ferentz

2:51 PM

2:52 PM Delany expects the O'Bannon case to reach the Supreme Court

3:05 PM

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.