How to watch, live stream Big Ten Football Media Days 2019 and schedule

Danny Lawhon
Lansing State Journal

A watershed season of transition in Big Ten Conference football unofficially arrives this week with the league's annual media days in Chicago.

Longtime commissioner Jim Delany is on his way out; he's retiring after three decades on the job, with Minnesota Vikings chief operating officer Kevin Warren taking over on Jan. 1.

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is already out, having retired following a victory over Washington in this past season's Rose Bowl. Ryan Day, 40, takes the Buckeyes' reins for his first head coaching position.

And the conference as a whole has been left out of each of the past two College Football Playoff. Some of the usual suspects (Ohio State, Michigan, Penn State and Wisconsin, for starters) are among early favorites to stem that tide.

2019 Big Ten Football Media Days

The Big Ten Network will televise the conference's media days. On DirecTV, BTN is channel 610. On Dish, BTN is channel 410

July 18 (all times Eastern)

  • Noon: B1G Football Media Day
  • Approx. 2:50 p.m.: BTN Live: Football Media Day Special
  • 7:30 p.m.: Replay of B1G Football Media Day and BTN Live specials

July 19

  • 6 a.m.: B1G Football Media Day (Day 1 replay)
  • Approx. 8:45 a.m.: B1G Football Media Day (live)
  • 3 p.m.: BTN Live: Football Media Day Special
  • 8 p.m.: Replay of B1G Football Media Day and BTN Live specials

Big Ten Media Days 2019 schedule, attendees

Michigan State quarterback Brian Lewerke is shown following an NCAA college football spring scrimmage game, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

July 18 (All times are Eastern Time)

1 p.m. — Nebraska: Scott Frost (head coach); Mohamed Barry, sr., LB; Khalil Davis, sr., DL; Adrian Martinez, soph., QB

1:15 p.m. — Illinois: Lovie Smith (head coach); Reggie Corbin, senior, RB; Nate Hobbs, junior, CB; Alex Palczewski, Jr., OT 

1:30 p.m. — Michigan State: Mark Dantonio (head coach); Joe Bachie, sr., LB; Kenny Willekes, sr., DE; Raequan Williams, sr., DT

1:45 p.m. — Indiana: Tom Allen (head coach); Coy Cronk, sr., OL; Reakwon Jones, sr., LB;  Nick Westbrook, sr., WR 

2 p.m. — Minnesota: P.J. Fleck (head coach); Carter Coughlin, sr., DL; Mohamed Ibrahim, soph., RB; Tyler Johnson, sr., WR; Casey O’Brien, soph., holder

2:15 p.m. — Maryland: Mike Locksley (head coach); Antoine Brooks Jr., sr., DB; Tino Ellis, sr., DB; Anthony McFarland Jr., sophomore, RB

2:30 p.m. — Ohio State: Ryan Day (head coach); Jonathon Cooper, sr., DE; Jordan Fuller, sr., S; K.J. Hill, sr., WR

Sep 29, 2018; University Park, PA, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver K.J. Hill (14) runs with the ball during the third quarter against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium. Ohio State defeated Penn State 27-26. Mandatory Credit: Matthew O'Haren-USA TODAY Sports

July 19 (9 a.m.-7 p.m., order TBA)

8:45 a.m. — Iowa: Kirk Ferentz (head coach); Michael Ojemudia, sr., DB; Nate Stanley, sr., QB; Toren Young, jr., RB

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9:15 a.m. — Purdue: Jeff Brohm (head coach); Markus Bailey, sr., LB; Rondale Moore, soph., WR; Lorenzo Neal, sr., DT 

9:30 a.m. — Penn State: James Franklin (head coach); Cam Brown, sr., LB; Blake Gillikin, sr., P; John Reid, sr., CB 

9:45 a.m. — Northwestern: Pat Fitzgerald (head coach); Paddy Fisher, jr., LB; Joe Gaziano, sr., DE; Jared Thomas, sr., C

10 a.m. — Wisconsin: Paul Chryst (head coach); Tyler Biadasz, jr., C; Chris Orr, sr., LB; Jonathan Taylor, jr., RB

10:15 a.m. — Rutgers: Chris Ash (head coach); Tyshon Fogg, jr., LB; Tyreek Maddox-WIlliams, jr., LB; Zach Venesky, Sr., OL

10:30 a.m. — Michigan: Jim Harbaugh (head coach); Ben Bredeson, sr., OG; Jordan Glasgow, sr., LB; Khaleke Hudson, sr., LB 

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