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Wilder, Heinicke and Simmons to Participate in C-USA Media Day

July 21, 2014
By ODU Athletics
IRVING, Texas – Conference USA’s 2014 Football Media Day is set for Wednesday, July 23, in Irving, Texas.  The league’s head coaches and two student-athletes from each school will be on hand to preview the upcoming season.  C-USA followers will enjoy significant coverage of Wednesday’s event and throughout the weeks leading up to the beginning of the season.
ConferenceUSA.com will present live video streaming of interviews with coaches and players on Wednesday for subscribers of the C-USA Digital Network.  East Division coaches and players (along with future member Charlotte) will be on the stream from 10-11:30 a.m. CDT and West Division coaches and players will be on from 1-2:15 p.m. CDT.  These interviews will also be archived on the conference website for all viewers.
10:00               FIU –                                       Head Coach Ron Turner, C Donald Senat, S Demarkus Perkins
10:10               FLORIDA ATLANTIC –           Head coach Charlie Partridge, TE Alex DeLeon, LB Andrae Kirk
10:20               MARSHALL –                          Head coach Doc Holliday, QB Rakeem Cato, DE James Rouse
10:30               MIDDLE TENNESSEE –         Head coach Rick Stockstill, WR Marcus Henry, DE Shubert Bastien
10:40               OLD DOMINION –                  Head coach Bobby Wilder, QB Taylor Heinicke, LB Andre Simmons
10:50               UAB –                                      Head coach Bill Clark, WR Jamarcus Nelson, DE Diaheem Watkins
11:00               WKU -                                     Head coach Jeff Brohm, OL Cameron Clemmons, DE Gavin Rucker
11:10               CHARLOTTE -                        Head coach Brad Lambert
1:00                 LOUISIANA TECH –               Head coach Skip Holtz, RB Kenneth Dixon, S Tony Johnson
1:10                 NORTH TEXAS –                   Head coach Dan McCarney, OL Cyril Lemon, LB Derek Akunne
1:20                 RICE –                                    Head coach David Bailiff, WR Jordan Taylor, SS Malcolm Hill
1:30                 SOUTHERN MISS –               Head coach Todd Monken, WR Markese Triplett, CB Jacorius Cotton
1:40                 UTEP –                                   Head coach Sean Kugler, QB Jamiell Showers, DB Wesley Miller
1:50                 UTSA –                                   Head coach Larry Coker, OL Scott Inskeep, S Triston Wade
Conference USA’s social media platforms will provide live updates throughout the day.  Photos, notes and other information will be posted via Twitter (@CUSAFB) and on the Conference USA Facebook page and Instagram account.
Television coverage previewing the upcoming season will be provided by the league’s television partners following Wednesday’s Media Day.
Check back to ODUSports.com, Twitter (@ODUFootball) and Facebook (ODUFootball) for the latest pictures and videos from C-USA Media Day.
FOX Sports Southwest will also produce two Football Preview shows set to air in August prior to the start of the season titled The C-USA East Division Football Preview and The C-USA West Division Football Preview.  Both shows will be 30 minutes long and will air on select FSN affiliates and FOX College Sports, debuting Wednesday, August 6 at 5:30 p.m. CDT.
Fox Sports 1 and CSN Houston will each have crews in Irving to shoot interviews that will air during several different college football preview shows that both networks will broadcast during the month of August. 
The 2014 C-USA Football season kicks off Friday, August 29, with two non-conference games. All 13 of the league’s teams are in action during opening weekend, with 11 games scheduled to air on television.
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