Big Rapids, Mich. - The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) will unveil its 2013 preseason poll and season preview in conjunction with the launch of a special website on Monday (Aug. 26).
The 2013 GLIAC Football Media Day Website is expected to go live tomorrow morning at 12 p.m. (ET) and include information on the upcoming campaign with video comments from respective head coaches, highlights, links to team information in addition to the preseason poll. The GLIAC Football media guide and record book will also be published to the site.
Additionally, the league's annual preseason preview will be featured with a prognosis on each team.
This year marks the fourth-straight season in which the league has launched a media day website to promote the conference. Each school filmed a short video segment discussing their respective teams and the upcoming season with head coaches.
The website, which was created by Presto Sports, will be available live online thru the official conference website at www.gliac.org.
Besides the GLIAC Football Media Day website, the conference will also launch its new GLIAC Football Twitter feed on Monday. The twitter handle is @GLIACFootball and fans are asked to use the hashtag #GLIACFB when tweeting football-related comments involving member schools and the league this season.
Ferris State begins its 105th season of varsity competition by facing a North Dakota State on Sept. 7 at Gate City Bank Field inside the Fargodome at Fargo, N.D. The Bison are the two-time defending Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) National Champions and the preseason number one team in the country. Kickoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. (ET) and the contest will be televised live by ESPN3.
The week one test will kickoff an 11-game Bulldog football slate in 2013 that features five home contests at Top Taggart Field and a 10-game GLIAC schedule. FSU will play its home opener the following week on Sept. 14 as the Bulldogs open league action in Big Rapids against the Lake Erie Storm starting at 7 p.m. (ET).