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Fans will have multiple opportunities to take part in annual Football Media Day

The Illinois State Athletics Communications Office will host its annual Football Media Day on August 6, and fans of all ages will be able to be a part of this great event.

For the first time ever, fans will be able to be on the field during the media day festivities to take photos with their favorite Redbirds or to get autographs.

In addition, for the fans who can’t come out in person there will be an opportunity to able to interact with the Redbird football program through the second annual Social Media Day event on

Social Media Day will begin at 9:30 a.m., live from the balcony of the Kaufman Football Building inside Hancock Stadium. While Redbird players and coaches conduct interviews with local media outlets on the field, select players and head coach Brock Spack will join moderator Ronan O’Shea to answer questions from family, friends, fans, and classmates.

Redbird fans will have the chance to talk to some of their favorite players and Spack through the help of the department’s various social media platforms. Fans can submit questions via the University’s official Twitter and Facebook accounts or through the CoveritLive blog. Interested fans can also email questions beforehand to If using Twitter, include #ISUATH to make sure your question or comment is a part of the conversation.

All questions will then be answered by the players and coach Spack through a live video feed, which can be accessed through the same screen on the day of the event. To see a complete list of the players being interviewed and a timeline for the day, log onto and click on Social Media Day.