Tonight was a great night. The DC chapter of the alumni association hosted Red, Beilein and Rich Rod at an alumni gathering on the roof of a law firm. Bill Martin was there too. Bill mentioned that it was the first time he could remember (or ever heard of) that all 3 coaches were at the same event outside of Ann Arbor.
The turnout was amazing and all 3 coaches were available for an hour for pictures and autographs. Then they each gave speeches with Martin introducing them.
No joke, Rich Rod had the crowd in tears with his jokes. He had 3 or 4 zingers that were hilarious. He is a great speaker and a really down to earth (seeming) guy.
I got tons of video and pictures. We were in the front row during the speech portions. Definitely the highlight was the singing of the victors with all 3 coaches leading. It was surreal.
Also, Bill Martin is very humble and you can't walk away from him talking about the football program and Rich Rod without feeling good about our future. His exact words: "Lloyd told me when we were looking for a new coach, if you get Rich Rodriguez, you'll get the best young coach in the country".