Follow the Crusaders at OAC Media Day at Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 9

Follow the Crusaders at OAC Media Day at Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 9

The 2016 Ohio Athletic Conference Football Media Day will be held Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 10:30 a.m. at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Follow Capital Athletics' coverage of the Crusaders' stay in a variety of ways.


Chad Rogosheske

Cory Heeter, Jr., RB

Kris Lee, Jr., DL

Head coach Chad Rogosheske will make his debut at OAC Media Day by speaking about the team's upcoming season and his return to Columbus, Ohio. Joining Rogosheske at the podium will be junior running back Cory Heeter (Circleville, Ohio), who will take questions from OAC commissioner, Tim Gleason. Junior defensive lineman Kris Lee (Piqua, Ohio) will be featured in the OAC's annual Media Day Preview video that will be released after the event.

Rogosheske, Heeter and Lee will be on full display through Capital social media, as well. You can watch Rogosheske and Heeter hit the podium via Periscope, when our staff provides a  live video feed that you can access on the Periscope app or Twitter. All three will also be interviewed by Capital broadcaster Charlie Danis on Periscope after the event concludes.

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In addition to Capital's presence, all OAC teams will be represented at the event. Pro Football Hall of Fame president David Baker will speak to the group, as will OAC supervisor of officials Danny Kleckner to go over rule changes for the upcoming year.

The OAC Bill Nichols Media Service Award, named in honor of the long-time Cleveland Plain Dealer writer, will be presented to former Otterbein sports information director Ed Syguda.

The program begins at 10:30 a.m. Be on the lookout for the 2016 Coaches Poll, which will be unveiled during the event and announced online later that afternoon.

Capital looks to improve upon a 3-7 season from 2015 with Rogosheske at the helm.