I did not make this headline up
I have club seats at Michigan stadium and I haven't sent in my check yet for next season. Last year was my first year in the premium seating, so I'm not sure if this is the usual practice or not but this AM I received a call from an athlete thanking me for my support of the athletic department. This seems like one hell of a coincidence given yesterday's events.
I was curious if any other season ticket holders/ boosters received similar calls and/ or if this is the usual protocol.
EDIT: My friend was in the club seats that have the glass in front of them (probably why the noise level was a lot less). Also, their other seats are on the 40 yard line row 20. It is noticeably louder the lower you go in any stadium (including M) and the difference between row 20 and even the top row of the stadium (row 99?) is significant (for noise and visual).
So, I talked to a friend that has club seats on the east side. Here are the bullet points.
Very comfortable and will be great when it's cold and rainy outside
TV screens are good (no sound) but hard to see when the sun shines
Scoreboards are hard to see
Can't hear the band at all unless the mics are on (Couldn't hear UConn band at all)
Most folks were standing and cheering in the club seats but you are so high there is little crowd noise that you can hear
Need to wear a hat (even though you are inside) because the sun shines in through the glass
You are a looooong way from the field
Even the people in the club seats were complaining that they could not bring in bottled water -- hilarious considering what they paid for the seats!