Ivy League Football Media Day to be Broadcast on ESPN+

Liam Shanahan on the offensive line vs. Columbia.
Harvard will be at Ivy League Football Media Day on Thursday at ESPN (Photo courtesy: Gil Talbot).

BRISTOL, Conn. – The Ivy League has announced that the 2019 Ivy League Football Media Day will be broadcast live on ESPN+ from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15.

The special session, held in conjunction with the yearlong celebration of college football's 150th anniversary (CFB150), will be broadcast from a television studio at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn.

The event will include discussions of ESPN and the Ivy League's respective plans surrounding CFB150 and ESPN+, the subscription platform that is home to more than 1,100 Ivy League events annually, in addition to traditional press conferences with each of the League's head coaches and two student-athletes from each Ivy League program. Tim Murphy, The Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, and seniors Wesley Ogsbury and Liam Shanahan will represent the Crimson at the event.

The 2019 Ivy League football season kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 21, with seven games to appear on ESPN linear networks throughout the season. The Ivy League is coming off a 2018 campaign in which it led the FCS in non-conference winning percentage (.750) and NFL representation (24 players) for the second-straight season.