Over at Schembechler Hall in October 2013, this happened:
That’s of course the hand of the lovely & talented artist Jil Gordon (jilgordon.com and trueblue365.com) preparing to paint the score of the 2013 Michigan-Minnesota game in a piece of new real estate – just above the Michigan ‘M’. Upon approval from U-M, Gordon added five slots above the block M to accommodate the next several years, ending the agonizing speculation of nerds distinguished historians like me. Beyond that, they’ll likely add two more columns below the maize block M, then flip to the Minnesota side of the coveted crock and do the same.
Speaking of paint jobs, here’s a rundown of the facelifts the old jug has received through the years: