Whew. Yeesh. Yikes. Wha happen’d? If it feels weird do it:
> Cue ball Corner Pocket > I give the students mucho slack but come on young men and ladies, I think we can do better. Here’s a look as the team pours out of the tunnel and under the coveted GO BLUE banner, a few minutes before kickoff:
First snap (14:55 in first):
End of the first quarter FWIW:
> Sky W.O.W – or was that a M.O.M. experience? A few shots of the skywriting above the stadium for the archives:
Props to the pilot for completing the ‘905’ just as they flashed the 905 all-time wins graphic on the scoreboard. And yes, I’m aware this or another guy got loose with a ‘Go Blue’ in East Lansing. How come the guy in EL was dropping some tight smoke? Did the wind die down later in the afternoon? Did that guy fly in Nam?
> Does Whatever a maize clad Spider-Man does > He wore this so his moms wouldn’t see him on TV on Yom Kippur:
Call him Maestro about town > Coach Beilein directing the Michigan Marching band during the half:
Hall of Honor > If you missed it top 25 all-timer Mark Messner, runner Katie McGregor and hoops legend Gary Grant joined the U-M Hall of Honor. Both well deserved and Messner was on the field during the acknowledgement. My interview with Messner here is worth a re-read. Also recognized during the game were Steve Hutchinson and Jeff Backus.
Tressel inside there? Wait, what’s with the grin, Roo? WHAT DO YOU KNOW??
Vintage? /sad face> I spotted a younger gal rocking some Michigan Rose Bowl gear. First thought? Wow, that’s a young gal wearing vintage Rose Bowl gear…cool. Second thought? Holy crap—all Michigan Rose Bowl gear is now vintage. Yeeeeesssh.
East Side! > So, in case you missed it, the band exclusively faced the east side at halftime for the first time…ever? For real:
More to come including game notes. Check out these game photos.
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