ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference announced Monday the 43 students scheduled to attend the 2019 Big Ten Football Media Days and Kickoff Luncheon, held Thursday and Friday, July 18 and 19, at the Hilton Chicago.
Joining Ohio State head coach Ryan Day at the event will be three seniors – SAF Jordan Fuller, DE Jonathon Cooper and WR K.J. Hill. All three players have earned All-Big Ten honors at various points throughout their careers and each was a key contributor on back-to-back Big Ten championship teams in 2017 and 2018. Cooper had 25 tackles, 6.5 tackles-for-loss and 2.5 sacks last year in 13 starts while Fuller tied for the team lead with 81 total tackles in the 13 games that he played in. Hill caught 70 passes for 885 yards and six TDs last year. He enters his final season with 144 career receptions for 1,696 yards and 10 touchdowns.
The Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon annually attracts some of the most talented names in college sports. The event has drawn legendary coaches as well as each of the conference’s Heisman Trophy winners since 1970. In all, more than 1,000 of the conference’s finest standouts and more than 80 head coaches have celebrated the start of a new college football season at the Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon with more than 56,000 supporters. For more information, including how to purchase tickets, go to http://www.bigten.org/KOL.