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LFSN Previews Big South Football Media Day

July 17, 2017  Charlotte, N.C.  RSS
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Big South Football Media Day Live Stream
Tuesday - Starting at 1:30 p.m. (Liberty on air at 1:45 p.m.)

The 16th season of Big South football official kicks off tomorrow when the conference hosts their annual Big South Football Media Day event in Charlotte, N.C.

The Big South held a promotional photo shoot throughout the day on Monday prior to tomorrow's media event and Liberty Flames Sports Network was on site to provide a glimpse into the day's activities.

The annual Big South Conference Football Media Day is set to take place on at the Charlotte Marriott City Center hotel in Charlotte, N.C.  The event features a luncheon at Noon followed by interview sessions with local, regional and national media outlets.

As part of the event, the conference will announce its annual preseason all-conference teams in a video presentation. In addition, the Big South head football coaches will speak at the luncheon and the preseason Players of the Year will be recognized. The preseason poll and preseason all-conference teams will first be posted on the Big South's Social Media platforms, and later available online at starting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

Again this year, the Big South Network will broadcast interviews with each team's head coach and student-athletes in attendance as part of a live show hosted by Mike Hogewood starting at approximately 1:30 p.m. (see below for full schedule). In addition, ESPN3 will carry the event for the fourth consecutive year.

Fans can follow Football Media Day and engage with the event using the hashtags #BSCMediaDay17 and #BigSouthFB on the Big South's social platforms. The day will include various posts on the league's main @BigSouthSports Twitter account, Snapchat and Instagram, as well as a new Facebook Live segment with the student-athletes Tuesday morning from 9 - 11:30 a.m.

The following student-athletes are confirmed as attending:
School - Student-Athlete (position, class)
Charleston Southern - Frank Cirone (OL, R-Sr.) and Anthony Ellis (DL, Sr.)
Gardner-Webb - Tyrell Maxwell (QB, Sr.) and P.J. Fuimaono (DL, Sr.)
Kennesaw State - Chandler Burks (QB, R-Jr.) and Izzy Sam (LB, R-Sr.)
Liberty - Michael Henderman (OL, Gr.) and Solomon McGinty (LB, Gr.)
Monmouth - Alex Thompson (OL, Sr.) and Mike Basile (DB, Sr.)
Presbyterian College - Thomas Hughes (OL, Sr.) and Rock Ya-Sin (DB, Jr.)

Big South Network/ESPN3 Schedule (approximate and subject to change)
1:30 p.m. - Opening Remarks / Preseason Video
1:45 p.m. - Liberty
2:00 p.m. - Monmouth
2:15 p.m. - Kennesaw State
2:30 p.m. - Charleston Southern
2:45 p.m. - Campbell
3:00 p.m. - Presbyterian College
3:15 p.m. - Gardner-Webb
3:30 p.m. - Commissioner Kyle Kallander
3:45 p.m. - Closing Remarks / Preseason Video