"Though I received no official response to these sophisticated and elegant tweets to the Illini Athletic Department, I would like to think that Beckman spent the evening prank calling everyone in Illinois named George McLellan and then ordering an absurd amount of hats off an internet haberdashery to hoard in his home's hat annex."
"Tonight we were reminded that Michigan is five years further down the road. Which means we have a long road ahead. The State Farm Center renovations start in a few hours and will run for three years. Let’s hope that when they’re complete, we’re Michigan."
"When I saw the ball, I thought, 'Here it is. It's his first catch,'" said Fred Jackson, completing his 19th season as an assistant coach at Michigan. "I'm not a very emotional person, but I felt great about it. It was a great feeling, because one thing I know about him, you throw the ball around him, he's got good hands he's going to catch it."
"I’ve coached some of the all time greats at MICH during my career. Tim Biakabutuka. Mike Hart. Chris Perry. Anthony Thomas. Jim Potempa. One thing I can say without equivocation: The guys I talk about below are better than any of them."