Got no choice but to get it on. Dennis Norfleet rings the bell:
By popular demand…Jerry Jones pregame:
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A few more from around the field during pregame:
A few from pregame down on the field.
I don’t have any audio but trust me, it sounded like exactly like this: “Wooooooooooo!” Ladies Field Hockey champions, the “Woo” girls
Always a great performance by the drum major – here with the leap.
I’ll post a few here, my favorite first:
The legend Mark Messner no doubt recalling his epic battles with Tony Mandarich, here with his two sons before the game:
1964 team captain Jim Conley says ‘Hail!’
Off topic, it was an incredible day there for tailgating. Here two wild and crazy guys lost their football in the 18th hole pond and took an unprecedented means to retrieve it:
The Screaming Eagle dropped in pregame:
Sights and sounds on the field pregame, enjoy:
Shoelaces, spreading just like the flu, watch out home boy don’t let it catch you:
Proficient at cradling the pigskin for sure:
Many eyes on these guys today:
Lil’ "Miss Buckeye State" favors your favorite team, and made that very clear to me when I asked:
A few more photos from pregame during warm-ups etc.
I tweeted the info that Mike Hart was donning an Amazing Spider-Man t-shirt, to which I was promptly challenge to prove it. Comic book nerds/Michigan fans (i.e., 85% of Michigan fans), rejoice:
Greg Mathews was hanging with Hart:
Don’t mess with this man:
Rich Rod and crew waiting for UConn to clear the tunnel after warm-ups:
Giant block M:
U-M brass: Dave Brandon and Mary Sue Coleman:
A few early shots from the game as fans trickle in. Why not? I’ll also be down on the field for pregame and post so stay tuned and follow me on Twitter.
First, the stadium and field because it’s about that today:
Hey, I’m going to give the Fan Vision video unit a test drive. My sausage fingers might distort, but it’s the size of a DSI, a little bigger than an iPhone:
A few of the sights and sounds from the pregame Saturday.
Beastly Jake Long returns to the Big House for the game:
CNN Chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta represented. He was only asked 39 times if he had a prescription for the Wolverines’ woes:
A look at the Ohio State throwback uniform and the Buckeye stare drill:
This Buckeye band member got tuckered out in the middle of the script Ohio and decided to take a knee on the Michigan sideline:
1969 team take the field, you can also see a video here:
Zoltan and parents:
Team getting ready to come out, check out Brandon Minor in streets on the left (with towel covering some type of brace on his shoulder):
Sweetness Melanie Collins of the Big Ten Network swung by our tailgate (hosted by Kristen and Todd Mitchell) to get some footage for their Big Ten Cookout show:
You’ve no doubt seen quite a few pics and videos of the M Club banner. Here’s kind of a unique perspective from right past the banner. I actually felt a strong breeze as they rushed by:
For a November day in Michigan, it can’t get any better. Heading toward mid-60s, you can get away a light jacket and a golf shirt today. Mesko warming up:
I blasted a Tweet before the game to this effect, but I caught Tate trotting off the field toward the lockers before the initial stretching, etc. The Purdue band was rolling that giant drum down the tunnel and Tate decided to tried to squeeze by.
He made it (barely), but Tate – BAD READ!