RICHMOND, Va. - CAA Football Media Day Live, a two-hour broadcast of 2011 CAA Football Media Day on ESPN3.com, will highlight the league's annual kickoff event Wednesday, July 27. The first broadcast of its kind at the Division I FCS level will air from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md.
University of New Hampshire head coach Sean McDonnell will join senior co-captains, quarterback Kevin Decker (Armonk, N.Y.) and defensive end Brian McNally (Cornwalll, N.Y.), in representing the Wildcats. McDonnell's ESPN3 interview is tentatively scheduled for 10:30 a.m, followed by Decker and McNally.
Additionally, HerbFM Radio is slated to have McDonnell on the air for a live interview at about 11:40 a.m.
Follow @UNHAthletics on Twitter for live updates during the event, which will include the unveiling of the 2011 Preseason All-Conference Football Teams and the predicted order of finish.
Not only will CAA Football and FCS fans around the country be able to watch the show previewing the upcoming 2011 season, but they will also have the opportunity to interact with each other and the league regarding media day. CAA Football will run a CoverItLive blog on CAAFootballblog.com in conjunction with the ESPN3 broadcast, and will also post updates throughout the day using its Twitter and Facebook feeds. The official twitter hashtag for the 2011 CAA Football Media Day and Media Day Live ESPN3 broadcast is #CAAFBmd. Official tweets will include this hashtag and all media and fans are also asked to use it in their tweets related to the event.
CAA Football, along with its television partners Comcast SportsNet and The Comcast Network, plans to officially release the 2011 CAA Football Television Schedule. This season's slate will again feature one of the largest broadcast footprints for any Football Championship Subdivision Conference in the country, reaching more than 150 million homes across the country. In 2010, 39 of the league's 79 games were televised including seven national broadcasts. CAA Football's 19-game conference television package in 2010 reached nearly 165 million households thanks to its partnership with the Comcast Sports Group.