"The face of the operation is Briatore (referred to exclusively in the film by his colleagues and angry, chanting detractors as "Flavio"), an anthropomorphic radish who spends most of his time at QPR plotting to fire all of the managers."
At press time, Harbaugh had sent Michigan’s athletic department an envelope containing a heavily annotated seating chart, a list of the 63,000 seat views he had found unsatisfactory, and a glowing 70-page report on section 25, row 12, seat 9, which he claimed is “exactly what the great sport of football is all about.”
"The first thing I think of is I remember going to drills, whether it was spring ball or really early meetings or whatever, and he'd bring tremendous energy," Mealer said. "One of Coach (Brady) Hoke's rules for players was you have to bring energy every time you walk into (Schembechler Hall). That's not so much for the coaches -- but Coach Manning always did that. "He always brought energy or enthusiasm, and it really was contagious."