Feb. 2, 2009
CHICAGO - The Big Ten's next wave of stars will soon choose their future paths and the Big Ten Network will reveal their decisions at 4:30 PM ET on Wednesday with the Football Signing Day Special.
The 90-minute program will feature video highlights of top recruits, university press conferences, exclusive interviews with Big Ten coaches and expert recruiting analysis.
Host Dave Revsine, Big Ten Tonight analysts Gerry DiNardo, Chris Martin and Glen Mason as well as Scout.com national recruiting expert Allen Trieu will closely examine each school's recruiting class and evaluate how each team addressed its most immediate and long-term needs.
"Recruiting is the lifeblood of every college football program and that's why National Signing Day is so intriguing," Revsine said. "No other show will give fans such a comprehensive look at the Big Ten and its stars of tomorrow."
The Football Signing Day Special will re-air at 11:30 PM ET on Wednesday as well as 9 AM ET and 5 PM ET on Friday.
About the Big Ten Network:
The Big Ten Network is the first national network dedicated to covering one of the premier collegiate conferences in the country. With approximately 400 live events, and nearly all of them in HD, the network is the ultimate destination for Big Ten fans across the country and allows fans to see their favorite team, regardless of where they live. Operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, the Big Ten Network showcases a wide array of classic-to-current sports and televises more Olympic sporting events and women's sports than has ever been aired on any other network. Original programming highlights activities and accomplishments of some of the nation's finest universities. Each year, the network offers approximately 35 football games, 105 regular season men's basketball games, 55 women's basketball games, dozens of Big Ten Championship events, Big Ten Tonight, a nightly studio show, coaches' shows and classic games. Available to all cable and satellite providers nationwide, the network currently has agreements with AT&T U-Verse, Charter, Comcast, Cox, DirecTV, DISH Network, Insight, Mediacom, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS and 250 cable operators. For updated information on the Big Ten Network, go to www.BigTenNetwork.com.