On Wednesday your favorite Mid-American Conference football players and coaches will gather with the media in Canton, Ohio at the NFL Hall of Fame for MAC Media Day 2017. It’s the raising of the curtain on the football season and the surefire way to know that football is real, it’s happening, and it’s only a few short weeks away.
Here’s who’s coming from our conference brethren to join the MAC-nanza in Canton...
2017 MAC Football Media Day Head Coaches and Student Participants
MAC East Division
Akron Head Coach Terry Bowden; RB Warren Ball; S Zach Guiser
Bowling Green Head Coach Mike Jinks; LB Nate Locke; RB Donovan Wilson
Buffalo Head Coach Lance Leipold; QB Tyree Jackson; DE Demone Harris
Kent State Head Coach Paul Haynes; RB Nick Holley; DB Demetrius Monday
Miami Head Coach Chuck Martin; DB Heath Harding; QB Gus Ragland
Ohio Head Coach Frank Solich; DB Javon Hagan; RB A.J. Ouellette
MAC West Division
Ball State Head Coach Mike Neu; RB James Gilbert; OL Vinnie Palazeti
Central Michigan Head Coach John Bonamego; TE Tyler Conklin; DL Joe Ostman
Eastern Michigan Head Coach Chris Creighton; QB Brogan Robach; DB Jason Beck
Northern Illinois Head Coach Rod Carey; DB Mycial Allen; OL Max Scharping
Toledo Head Coach Jason Candle; QB Logan Woodside; WR Cody Thompson
Western Michigan Head Coach Tim Lester; RB Jamauri Bogan; LB Asantay Brown
Normally, the student athletes and coaches will get the same tired questions time and time again. Over/under on WMU directed questions about culture or PJ Fleck’s departure is set at 50. I’m pretty confident with the over. But that’s where we come in. Hustle Belt isn’t going to ask the same old retread stuff. And we have an organizational ban on “Talk to me about...” questions. THE WORST.
Having said that, though, the thing that makes Hustle Belt your not so ordinary site is the connection and community we have with the fans. So, loyal Hustle Belt reader, what do you want to know from any of the participants above? Get your questions in here via the comments below or via the Twitter machines (@HustleBelt) and we’ll see what we can do to get you the answers you seek. Resident HB all-star Rocket will be in attendance and absolutely killing the MAC Media Day coverage. We’ll have your pertinent details on how to stay up to date tomorrow morning.