Big South Football Media Day is Thursday, July 26


CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( - The annual Big South Conference Football Media Day is set to take place on Thursday, July 26 at the Renaissance Suites Hotel in Charlotte, N.C.  The event will kickoff the 11th season of Big South football and will feature a luncheon and interview sessions with local, regional and national media outlets beginning at 12:00pm.

As part of the event, the Conference will announce its annual preseason poll and preseason All-Conference teams in a video presentation.  In addition, all seven Big South head football coaches will speak at the luncheon and the preseason Players of the Year will be recognized.  The preseason poll, preseason All-Conference teams and preview video will be available online at at 1:30pm Thursday afternoon.

Again this year, The Big South Network presented by State Farm will have free live interviews with each team's head coach and student-athlete in attendance, starting at approximately 1:40pm.  Fans can submit questions in advance for each team at  The Conference will also post updates on its Facebook and Twitter pages throughout the afternoon.

The following student-athletes are confirmed as attending, and will also be recognized throughout the day.

Charleston Southern -- Charles James, R-Sr., DB
Coastal Carolina -- David Duran, R-Sr., TE
Gardner-Webb -- Steve Demilio, R-Sr., OL and Matt Goods, R-Jr., DL
Liberty -- Pat Kelly, Sr., WR and Kevin Fogg, Sr., DB
Presbyterian College -- Lance Byrd, Sr., RB and Patrick Morgano, Sr., P
Stony Brook -- Miguel Maysonet, Sr., RB
VMI -- Charlie Jones, Sr., DL