Fans: Get The Inside Look at 2010 MWC Football Media Day

July 23, 2010


Attention Mountain West Conference Fans!  Can't wait for the start of the 2010 college football season? The MWC has a solution - engulf yourself in the activities of the 2010 Football Media Day!

Do you want an inside look at the 2010 season before your friends? Do you want to ask the head coach or student-athletes from your favorite MWC team a question that could be answered during the live online press conferences or one-on-one interviews? Do you want to win a full-sized MWC football helmet signed by all nine head coaches?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, is the place to be, starting today through the 2010 MWC Football Media Day activities, held Tuesday July 27 and Wednesday July 28 at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas.

For a complete MWC Football Media Day experience, fans should follow this easy five-step program:

    Step 1: Between now and Tuesday morning, submit questions to the head coaches and student-athletes of your favorite MWC teams by clicking HERE .

    Don't know which MWC players will be attending media day? Check out the 2010 Mountain West Conference Football Media Day Central page and click on the helmet of your favorite team.

    Step 2: Tune in to "Inside the MWC," the official blog of the Mountain West Conference , beginning on Monday, July 26. Mick McGrane, Correspondent, will provide reports as they come in from the 2010 MAACO Bowl Las Vegas Student-Athlete Bowling Challenge, held at Red Rock Lanes.

    Fans can also following the bowling competition on Facebook and Twitter , as the MWC will provide photos and updates during the event.

    Step 3: On Tuesday, July 27, visit the 2010 MWC Football Media Day Central page to watch live video streams of each team's press conference, courtesy The Mtn.-MountainWest Sports Network. The Web casts will be held from Noon-1:15 p.m. and 2:45-3:45 p.m. PT. The head coach and select student-athletes from each team will make their way to the podium in the order as follows:

    2010 MWC Football Media Day
    Podium Session Schedule
    Time Team Head Coach Student-Athletes
    Noon - 12:15 p.m. Air Force Troy Calhoun DB Reggie Rembert
    FB Jason Tew
    12:15 - 12:30 p.m. BYU Bronco Mendenhall OL Matt Reynolds
    S Andrew Rich
    12:30 - 12:45 p.m. New Mexico Michael Locksley LB Carmen Messina
    OT Byron Bell
    12:45 - 1 p.m. TCU Gary Patterson QB Andy Dalton
    S Tejay Johnson
    1 - 1:15 p.m. Wyoming Dave Christensen DB Chris Prosinski
    WR David Leonard
    2:45 - 3 p.m. Utah Kyle Whittingham DB Brandon Burton
    OL Zane Taylor
    3 - 3:15 p.m. Colorado State Steve Fairchild FB Zac Paulo
    DT Guy Miller
    3:15 - 3:30 p.m. San Diego State Brady Hoke DB Andrew Preston
    WR Vincent Brown
    3:30 - 3:45 p.m. UNLV Bobby Hauck LB Ronnie Paulo
    OL John Gianninoto

    Step 4: On Wednesday, July 28, visit the 2010 MWC Football Media Day Central page to watch the live video stream of Commissioner Craig Thompson's State of the Conference Address, beginning at 8:30 a.m. PT.

    Step 5: Share your favorite MWC football memory and you can win! It's simple: become a fan of the league's official Facebook page by clicking "Like" at the top of the page, then post your story to the 2010 MWC Football Media Day wall ! Your fellow fans will vote for their favorite story by clicking the "like" button for that wall post. Votes will be accepted until 5 p.m. MT on Wednesday, July 28, and the story with the most votes will win an autographed MWC football helmet, signed by all nine head football coaches!

    This contest is open to all fans of the official MWC Football page, excluding those who are employees of a member institution or are involved with the administration and/or execution of the contest. The MWC encourages camaraderie and team spirit, but prohibits the use of objectionable content, such as alcohol, smoking, firearms, violence or nudity, and well as content that is defamatory to any group or individual and/or violates the law.

In addition to live streaming video of each press conference, will be blogging throughout the event to provide fans with an inside look at the 2010 season. The blog will deliver breaking news, including the media's preseason all-conference selections and the teams' predicted order of finish, along with answering some of the fan questions submitted online prior the event. Live updates of the event can also be obtained via the Conference's Facebook and Twitter pages.

Fans can also listen to coverage from the 2010 MWC Football Media Day events. Check out the following stations that will go live starting Tuesday, July 27 at 5 a.m. PT!

The Mtn.'s Coverage of 2010 MWC Football Media Day
The Mtn.-MountainWest Sports Network will provide media day updates on the network's Web site, . The Mtn. will also be producing a student-athlete show, and a "Football 101" show with the head coaches. Each program will air in August, so visit for programming information.