She is the mother of U-M’s active leading tackler, didn’t miss a game all year last year ("the Ohio State trip wasn’t a lot of fun") and has random fans coming up to compliment her son, but all Obi Ezeh’s mother Nkechy wants is to talk to Michigan Stadium’s PA announcer.
"Our last name is pronounced ‘Eh-zay’ not ‘Eee-zay’," she says politely. "I’ve tried to get up to the press box three times, but they won’t let me in."
Speaking of Ezeh, this photo is making the rounds but saw it first via Michigan Sports Center it is Ezeh leaping a Western Michigan defender and it’s really nice. Here’s just a slice, click to go to the official site:
Speaking of photos, I’ve had some nice feedback on this one which I posted Saturday night. If you want a full res copy just
send me a note [Ed. 9/9/09: umm, got a bit overwhelmed by the requests, just right click here and save.] Makes a nice wallpaper.