Jul 29, 2011, 9:43 AM EDT
Now that the excitement of Wednesday’s event has died down we wanted to throw some of the recaps at you. There is all sorts of great content from our schools and those members of the media which attended. Speaking of those who attended, we are proud to announce Wednesday’s event attracted nearly 200 total registrants…a record for media day attendance in the five years CAA Football has held the event. A huge thank you goes out to all who were at the event and made that possible.
Those numbers are simply people who were at the event. It doesn’t include the 200+ readers of the live blog, the 600+ who jumped on CAAFootballblog.com and the 6,000 people who visited CAAFootball.com Wednesday. Those numbers, combined with our overwhelming response and viewership on the Media Day Live show, are tremendous statistics which will only help us as we grow our coverage of CAA Football in the future.
If you happen to have missed CAA Football Media Day Live on ESPN3.com or just want to watch it again logon to ESPN3.com between now and the end of August for the full two-hour show in the network’s archive. CAAFootball.com has plans to archive the show as well in segments once ESPN3’s archive timeframe expires.
We posted loads of videos and photos from throughout the day to CAAFootball.com, while our live blog in conjunction with Media Day Live was going on. Here is the photo gallery located on CAAFootball.com.
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Most of our programs also posted information to their sites throughout the day. Below is just a sampling of the videos produced by our schools during the event. Be sure to visit each of our programs’ sites for more information like this.
Most of the media members who joined in making our day a great one assembled all sorts of recaps from the day. Below is a sampling of the stories and recaps we found online from journalists around our league.
— CAA rivals haven’t lost any reverence for Hens in 2011 – Wilmington News Journal
— UMaine snubbed in CAA Football preseason poll – Bangor Daily News
— Moot point: CAA ranks departing Minutemen 5th – Daily Hampshire Gazette
— University of Massachusetts football team prepares for transition year – Springfield Republican
— Allen Lessels’ UNH Notebook: Wildcats gridders picked fourth in CAA poll – New Hampshire Union Leader
— Old Dominion picked to finish 10th in CAA – Virginia Pilot
— ODU prepares for first season in CAA – Daily Press
— From the Tarpit: Top-Ranked Tribe – Daily Press (Dave Fairbank)
— From the Tarpit: Mickey Speaks – Daily Press (Dave Fairbank)
— W&M heads into CAA Football season as projected league winner – Richmond Times-Dispatch
— Towson football team confident it will turn the corner this season – Baltimore Sun
— ‘NOVA RANKING SURPRISES TALLEY – Philly.com
— Picked for 7th in CAA, Villanova prepares to reload — Philly.com
— Villanova decision huge for CAA – The Sports Network
— For Rhode Island, summer means so much more
For more review of the 2011 CAA Football Media Day visit CAAFootball.com.
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