The Game television ratings were released late yesterday and it shows why The Game is still "The Game".
The Game ratings drew a 5.3 share. A share is what percentage of all households were watching The Game. This year's game is up about 10% compared to last year but not as high as the 2007 game (6.4).
LSU/Ark drew a 6.1 share. This is not surprising that this game beat us because it was on Friday and did not have any competition. It is also a 1 vs 3 game. Ala/Aub drew a 4.3. ND/Stanford at a 4.1 share. Va/Vt drew a 3.2 share, Iowa/Neb drew a 2.2 share. So had either M or ohio been ranked higher, the ratings would have been significantly higher.
Our rating of 5.3 translates to about 6 million viewers. This shows that Michigan is truely "America's Team".