From deeeeepppp in the MVictors archives, check out this shot from East Lansing in 1997. After the game, my brother and I were able to hop up on ESPN GameDay stage, grab the microphones and get this this photo:
If tried to that today I’d get tackled & bound Secret Service style or worse. It’s effectively like security at a rock concert. The media were restricted to a small platform behind the stage and they had a VIP tent in the back as well.
I asked the media relations coordinator how many people ESPN has supporting the show. She told me around 70. Wow.
Here’s a couple behind-the-scenes pics from this morning:
I like this shot of Desmond taking a few notes:
Some of the security on the perimeter: