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Big Ten Media Day: Miller, Abdullah, Gordon, Diggs heading to Chicago

Kurtis Drummond, Braxton Miller

The ACC was not the only conference to announce which players will be heading to the conference media day circuit in the next few weeks. The Big Ten released its list of players that will be making the trip to Chicago for the Big Ten’s media day, the first as a 14-member conference with the additions of Maryland and Rutgers. With Maryland on board, that means a chance for Big Ten media to get to know some of the new faces in the crowd, like Maryland wide receiver Stefon Diggs, already one of the best playmakers in the conference.

The Big Ten media day event will include the familiar faces as well, of course, like Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller, Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon, Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah, Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner and Michigan State safety Kurtis Drummond.

The Big Ten’s media day event is scheduled for July 28-29 in Chicago. Here is the full rundown of Big Ten players appearing at Big Ten media day and luncheon, as released by the Big Ten Thursday.

EAST DIVISION

INDIANA
David Cooper, Sr., LB
Nate Sudfeld, Jr., QB
Shane Wynn, Sr., WR*

MARYLAND
C.J. Brown, Sr., QB
Stefon Diggs, Jr., WR*
Jeremiah Johnson, Sr., DB

MICHIGAN
Frank Clark, Sr., DE*
Devin Gardner, Sr., QB*
Jake Ryan, Sr., LB*

MICHIGAN STATE
Shilique Calhoun, Jr., DE*
Connor Cook, Jr., QB*
Kurtis Drummond, Sr., FS*

OHIO STATE
Michael Bennett, Sr., DL*
Jeff Heuerman, Sr., TE*
Braxton Miller, Sr., QB*

PENN STATE
Bill Belton, Sr., RB
Sam Ficken, Sr., PK*
Mike Hull, Sr., LB

RUTGERS
Michael Burton, Sr., FB
Darius Hamilton, Jr., DL
Lorenzo Waters, Sr., DB

WEST DIVISION

ILLINOIS
Simon Cvijanovic, Sr., OT
Jon Davis, Sr., TE
Austin Teitsma, Sr., DL

IOWA
Carl Davis, Sr., DT*
Brandon Scherff, Sr., OL*
Mark Weisman, Sr., RB

MINNESOTA
David Cobb, Sr., RB
Mitch Leidner, So., QB
Cedric Thompson, Sr., S

NEBRASKA
Ameer Abdullah, Sr., RB*
Kenny Bell, Sr., WR*
Corey Cooper, Sr., S*

NORTHWESTERN
Ibraheim Campbell, Sr., S*
Collin Ellis, Sr., LB
Trevor Siemian, Sr., QB

PURDUE
Raheem Mostert, Sr., RB
Sean Robinson, Sr., LB
Ryan Russell, Sr., DE

WISCONSIN
Melvin Gordon, Jr., RB*
Rob Havenstein, Sr., RT*
Warren Herring, Sr., DL

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7 Responses to “Big Ten Media Day: Miller, Abdullah, Gordon, Diggs heading to Chicago”
  1. manik56 says: Jul 10, 2014 6:31 PM

    Did the Wildcat Union give the ok to attend this event?

  2. mrterpnc says: Jul 10, 2014 6:56 PM

    Good one

  3. dryzzt23 says: Jul 10, 2014 7:29 PM

    Surely all of these players will have to pay union dues at the door. Then the union thugs will turn around and hand over a cut of the take to the Feds who back them.

  4. ningenito78 says: Jul 11, 2014 12:05 AM

    Are you kidding? The unions love parties paid for by ‘donations’.

  5. revrn2 says: Jul 11, 2014 9:24 AM

    The ohio players are there to explain to their parole officers why they aren’t in Columbus with tethers. Meyer is scouring the state pen in joliet for his newest tight end. (aren’t any “tight” ends left in the pen urban) .

  6. dkhhuey says: Jul 11, 2014 9:44 AM

    @rev – you’re an idiot

  7. ipskipskyblue says: Jul 11, 2014 10:10 AM

    a kicker from Penn State?

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