NORFOLK, Va., (July 11, 2023) – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) will hold its 2023 Football Media Day, presented by Wells Fargo, on Friday, July 21, at Hilton Norfolk the Main [100 E. Main St., Norfolk, VA 23510].

Head coaches and two student-athletes from each of the MEAC’s six football-playing institutions will be in attendance. The in-person media session will begin at 11 a.m., and a live show will air on ESPN+ at Noon, during which the predicted order of finish will be revealed.

The student-athletes currently scheduled to attend are:

Delaware State: RB Wade Inge, LB Maurio Goings
Howard: RB Jarrett Hunter, DB Kenny Gallop, Jr.
Morgan State: RB Jabriel Johnson, LB Lawrence Richardson
Norfolk State: OL Baron Franks II, DB Joseph White
North Carolina Central: QB Davius Richard, DB Khalil Baker
South Carolina State: QB Corey Fields, LB Patrick Godbolt

Accredited media interested in attending can apply for credentials here. The deadline is 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18.

The 2023 MEAC football season will kick off on Saturday, Aug. 26, with the annual Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge, pitting South Carolina State against Jackson State at Center Parc Stadium in Atlanta, Ga. The game will broadcast live on ABC for the first time.

About the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) is in its 53rd year of intercollegiate competition with the 2023-24 academic school year. Located in Norfolk, Va., the MEAC is made up of eight outstanding historically black institutions across the Atlantic coastline: Coppin State University, Delaware State University, Howard University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Morgan State University, Norfolk State University, North Carolina Central University and South Carolina State University. For more information about the MEAC, visit