JU Football Media Date, Site Change
The Jacksonville University football team Media Day has been changed to Tues., Aug. 16. The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza, 1201 Riverplace Blvd., in Jacksonville (South Bank).

Coach Kerwin Bell, Walter Payton Award candidate quarterback Josh McGregor, record-setting wide receiver Josh Philpart and defensive stars Rolando Fines and Layne McCombs will be available for interviews. Alan Verlander, director of athletics, also will be available to the media.

The Dolphins are coming off the team’s best season in history when they went 10-1 overall and 8-0 in the Pioneer Football Conference and shared the conference championship with Dayton. JU again is among the favorites for this year’s conference title.

Fans and the public are invited to the Media Day festivities which begin at noon and can buy lunch for $5. The meal will be served by Bono’s Barbeque. Fans should RSVP to Joel Lamp, Associate Athletic Director of External Affairs, at 904-256-7409 or at