The Big Ten Conference announced today that Dave Revsine, BTN's lead studio host, will serve as emcee for the 2011 Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon, which will be held Friday, July 29, at McCormick Place in Chicago. The 40th annual event will mark the University of Nebraska's first official appearance as a member of the Big Ten Conference and serves as the beginning to the 2011 football season, which will lead in to the inaugural Big Ten Football Championship Game, held Dec. 3 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The event begins at 10 a.m. CT with the players and coaches autograph session, open to fans attending the luncheon. The luncheon itself begins at 11:30 a.m. CT.
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