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Big Ten Media Days 2014: How to watch, coaches schedule, time, TV channel

The last milestone before fall camp arrives is here. See which coaches are speaking when and how you can take in all the action.

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The last major milestone before fall camp is in full swing a week from today, Big Ten Media Days 2014 kicks off this morning in Chicago. All now 14 of the league's coaches will be given roughly 15 minutes to make a statement about the coming season and then field questions. Each of the conference's teams are also represented by three student athletes (Braxton Miller, Jeff Heuerman, and Michael Bennett are representing the Buckeyes; see below), who take questions in smaller breakout type sessions.

Like in previous years, the Big Ten Network's Mark Silverman and commissioner Jim Delany, who last year foreshadowed much of the upheaval currently facing college athletics in what felt like a graduate lecture, will also speak to the gathered media. The College Football Playof's COO, Michael Kelly, will also be in attendance and speak.

Both the Big Ten Network (available online at BTN2Go) and ESPNU (on WatchESPN for cable subscribers) will be covering all the action. BTN's live coverage, which will kickoff at 10:30 a.m. ET, will be the only live coverage for the morning session. ESPNU will join the event already in progress and even showcase some of their coverage tape delayed, starting at 1 p.m. ET. Select Big Ten coaches and players will also appear live on other ESPN shows and platforms, including SportsCenter and College Football Live in addition to ESPNU’s Media Days coverage.

Here's the entire 2014 coaches speaking schedule:

10:30 a.m. -- Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald
10:45 a.m. -- Purdue coach Darrell Hazell
11 a.m. -- Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen
11:15 a.m. -- Illinois coach Tim Beckman
11:30 am. -- Michigan coach Brady Hoke
12 p.m. -- Rutgers coach Kyle Flood
12:15 p.m. -- Minnesota coach Jerry Kill
12:30 p.m. -- Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio
1 p.m. -- Nebraska coach Bo Pelini
1:15 p.m. -- Maryland coach Randy Edsall
1:30 p.m. -- Ohio State coach Urban Meyer
2 p.m. -- Penn State coach James Franklin
2:15 p.m. -- Indiana coach Kevin Wilson
2:30 p.m. -- Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz

The player representatives include the aforementioned Buckeyes as well as a few other familiar names (Glenville product Shane Wynn and former OSU recruiting target Stefon Diggs amongst them). Here's the complete list of player representatives scheduled to be available for the media over the next two days:

Illinois: OT Simon Cvijanovic, TE Jon Davis, DL Austin Teitsma

Indiana: LB David Cooper, QB Nate Sudfeld, WR Shayne Wynn

Iowa: DT Carl Davis, OL Brandon Scherff, RB Mark Weisman

Maryland: QB C.J. Brown, WR Stefon Diggs, CB Jeremiah Johnson

Michigan: DE Frank Clark, QB Devin Gardner, LB Jake Ryan

Michigan State: DE Shilique Calhoun, QB Connor Cook, S Kurtis Drummond

Minnesota: RB David Cobb, QB Mitch Leidner, S Cedric Thompson

Nebraska: RB Ameer Abddullah, WR Kenny Bell, S Corey Cooper

Northwestern: S Ibraheim Campbell, LB Collin Ellis, QB Trevor Siemian

Ohio State: DT Michael Bennett, TE Jeff Heuerman, QB Braxton Miller

Penn State: RB Bill Belton, K Sam Ficken, LB Mike Hull

Purdue: RB Raheem Mostert, LB Sean Robinson, DE Ryan Russell

Rutgers: FB Michael Burton, DL Darius Hamilton, S Lorenzo Waters

Wisconsin: RB Melvin Gordon, OT Rob Havenstein, DL Warren Herring