I'VE HAD JUST ABOUT ENOUGH OF YOU SONNY
It's good to see Hart on the field for the Colts right now... I hate that he's their third string, because he's still making 4 yards out of 2 in the pros consistently, even if he is a small man.
Your favorite little running back and mine is into the game for Indianapolis against San Francisco. He just busted off a nice 11-yard run.
I Heart Hart
And more (obviously it includes Woodley).
Great to see these players out there with kids.
MGoBlue.com continues its Leaders and Best in 50 States [plus DC and PR] today with the selections that represent New York and Indiana. Unsurprisingly, they're two of the biggest names in Michigan football history: Heisman Trophy winner, World War II hero, and all around All-American Tom Harmon (Old 98) of Gary, Indiana and Michigan's all-time rushing leader and coiner of the infamous "little brother" MSU sobriquet, Mike Hart of Syracuse, New York.
|NEW YORK: Mike Hart|
Mike Hart (Syracuse)
• Running back Mike Hart (2004-07) graduated as Michigan's all-time rushing leader and was a two-time Doak Walker finalist, finishing fifth in Heisman Trophy balloting in 2006. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts and had two carries in Super Bowl XLIV.
• MaliVai Washington, Men's Tennis
• Jumbo Elliott, Football
• Alecia Humphrey, Women's Swimming and Diving
• Mike Komisarek, Ice Hockey
|INDIANA: Tom Harmon|
Tom Harmon (Gary)
• Considered by some to be the greatest Wolverines of all time, Tom Harmon (1938-40), nicknamed Old 98, played football and basketball at U-M, winning the Heisman Trophy as a senior - Michigan's first winner. He went on to play football professionally and also star in the Hollywood biopic Harmon of Michigan. He is also a member of the College Football Hall of Fame.
• Germany Schulz, Football
• Frank Fehsenfeld, Men's Swimming and Diving
• Glen Steele, Football
• Jennifer Gandolph, Volleyball
And if you're so inclined, you can: Vote for the best Wolverine from Pennsylvania from among Steve Breaston (Football), April Fronzoni (Field Hockey), Chad Henne (Football), Ty Law (Football), Eric Namesnik (Men's Swimming) and Shana Welch (Water Polo).
Congratulations to today's honorees!
- June 28: Delaware and New Jersey
- June 29: Georgia and Connecticut
- June 30: A Bunch of BS Edition (Massachusetts and Maryland)
- July 1: Virginia, New Hampshire and South Carolina
- July 6: North Carolina, Rhode Island and Vermont
- July 7: A-Train Edition (Kentucky, Tennessee and Louisiana)
- July 8: Learn About a Wolverine T&F Giant Edition (Mississippi and Alabama)
- July 9: Point a Minute Editions (Maine, Missouri and Arkansas)
- July 13: Leaders and Best in 50 States: Moving to the Diaries Edition (Oregon, Kansas, Texas, Iowa)
- July 23: Leaders and Best in 50 States: Back From a Hiatus Edition (DC, Puerto Rico and 14 states)
The Braylon Edwards Foundation has announced that Edwards and his foundation will host a celebrity basketball game 19 June at Crisler Arena featuring a slate of NFL players including former Michigan stars Mike Hart, LaMarr Woodley, and Steve Breaston. Other participants include Mark Sanchez, Darrelle Revis and Santonio Holmes of the Jets, Ryan Mundy of the Steelers, Dante Stallworth of the Ravens and Kerry Rhodes of the Cardinals.
...[D]oors open at :7:30 p.m. and tip-off is at 8 p.m... A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the University of Michigan Women’s basketball scholarship.
“Being able to contribute to my hometown is very important to me, and I am thrilled this year my fellow teammates from the Jets and friends from the NFL will be able to join me in helping the U of M women’s basketball team.”
All tickets for this event will be general admission. Tickets will be $10 each and $8 each with orders or 5 tickets or more. To order tickets, call the Michigan Athletic Ticket Office at (866) 296-MTIX (6849) or log on to www.mgoblue.com/tickets
Sounds like a great opportunity to see some Michigan heroes and other outstanding athletes supporting a great cause. Only "all in fun" lighthearted booing of Santonio Holmes is in order. Remember, he's raising money for Michigan athletics.
[Edit - added link to the 10 May press release.]
Everyone's fav A2.com reporter Dave Birkett has the skinny on a June 19 charity basketball game at Crisler hosted by Braylon Edwards to benefit his foundation.
The game...is expected to feature a number of ex-Wolverines and other celebrities. Mike Hart, Desmond Howard and Steve Breaston are among those scheduled to participate.
Looks like a great lineup. Here's to a successful event.