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|6 days 22 hours ago||George Washington Quote||
“As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality”
— George Washington
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Internationall Pride||
Sporting the block M in my travels all over the world and being greeted with "Go Blue!" everywhere I go.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||1969 OSU||
It's the one that has made me renew my season tickets ever since.
|13 weeks 2 days ago||Cap of 50!||
Individuals could purchase up to 50 tickets and the promo code was apparently widely available and would work for anyone. It's already a near sellout.
|16 weeks 3 days ago||I take exception||
This "older alum" would enjoy a few Two Hearted's rather than wine with my hot dogs at the game and as for enthusiasm we're in the stadium for the warmups and always stay until the end--win or lose. How many students can make that claim?
|24 weeks 5 days ago||Raoul Wallenberg||
Raoul Wallenberg without question.
|24 weeks 6 days ago||Even Here||
Anyone remember Doc Losh? Grading scale: A for athlete, B for boy and C for coed.
|25 weeks 13 hours ago||You must be old! I've had||
You must be old! I've had season football tickets since my freshman year in 1964 and have only missed a handfull of games in that span.
|25 weeks 14 hours ago||Yost||
1. Attending a hockey game at Yost and remembering watching Cazzie and company play basketball under that same roof.
2. Attending a hockey game at Yost and joining in the chants.
|28 weeks 5 days ago||Agree||
If they don't pour Two-Hearted find another restauant.
|29 weeks 18 hours ago||Much Overdue||
We've come a long way since the Michigan Marching Band first admitted women in 1972! It was about that same time that we had our first women cheerleaders as well.
|32 weeks 21 hours ago||Deja Vu?||
I'm feeling exactly like I did before attending the 1969 game.
|32 weeks 1 day ago||Perspective, Please||
As a season ticket holder since my freshman year in 1964 it seems to me that too many people are taking the whole sports culture far too seriously.
As we go around the table on Thanksgiving has anyone ever heard another say "I'm thankful that Michigan won __ games this year and is probably going to the ____ Bowl?" I didn't think so.
In 1969 after that huge win over Ohio Bo suffered a heart attack on the eve of the Rose Bowl. No true Michigan fan really cared whether we won or lost that game against USC--our thoughts and prayers were with Coach and his family.
Let's focus on those things that are truly important this week. You'd be surprised how much that lowers your stress level.
|32 weeks 2 days ago||1973||
1973 says it all. I had to watch them tear down the banner.
|32 weeks 3 days ago||Exponentially||
Since 1964? You bet.
|34 weeks 3 days ago||Will Probably Renew||
My audiologist has three kids in college and hopes I renew my season tickets.
|35 weeks 3 days ago||Those were the days||
1:00 kickoffs, TV time outs only at a couple of games a year--and an offensive line made up mostly of 5th year seniors.
|38 weeks 2 days ago||Season Ticket Holder Since 1964||
The '69 game against Ohio remains among my top 5 victories and I'll be there again for IU on Saturday. Age might not bring wisdom but it does offer perspective. I've learned to acccept the good with the bad and not fret too much about those things which I can't control--like who's coaching the team and the play calling. Enjoy it for what it is and try not to internalize sports.
Life is simpler that way.
|43 weeks 1 day ago||It was a compliment||
They should be honored that we consider them members in good standing of the Irish Society of Poultry Fanciers. They have a noble Mission Statement:
"The object of the Irish Society of Poultry Fanciers is to encourage and promote the preservation, improvement and protection of all breeds of poultry and waterfowl in keeping with breed standards, through advice and education in the use of good genuine poultry practices and disease control."
|43 weeks 6 days ago||Drum Cadence||
It's an amplified live drum cadence right up until the snap and I found it very annoying after a while. They even did it when we had the ball. I'm surprised it's allowed after a team breaks the huddle. "Adds excitement" I guess. If it didn't rattle CMU it sure isn't going to affect ND.
I miss the old days when the crowd noise forced Ohio to take repeated time outs!
|44 weeks 4 days ago||Actually, No||
Alumni not only paid full price (in addition to their "donation") but were there to watch the students arrive and wonder why so many of them were leaving early.
|44 weeks 4 days ago||Ouch!||
Apologies if this has already been noted, but I just read that CMU's big tailback (and best offensive player) broke his ankle on the 3rd down play after Gardner's early interception at the 6 and their starting QB broke his collarbone shortly thereafter in the 1st Q.
Big price to pay for a big paycheck.
|46 weeks 13 hours ago||Just call me old||
Been a football season ticket holder since my freshman year in 1964. Do the math.
|50 weeks 1 day ago||Finally!||
A post on this board about something older than me!
|50 weeks 2 days ago||One Small Correction||
As one who watched all of his home games from Section 4 (think Indiana 1979--catch was right in front of us) I can tell you that the crowd's "anticipative stirring" didn't just begin when AC touched the ball--it began as soon as he lined up wide on offense or waited for the punt or kickoff to fall into his waiting arms. You just knew every time that you were probably going to see something special.
|50 weeks 3 days ago||Never Leave Early||
I made the mistake of leaving that game at halftime because the weather was miserable. Johnson went wild in the second half and I missed seeing it live although the game was televised and I watched it at a friend's apartment. With rare exceptions, I have always stayed until the final gun since then--win or lose.
Sadly, Johnson has Alzheimer's and last I knew was living in a care facility in New Jersey. Truly one of Michigan's leaders and best.
|51 weeks 3 days ago||Dave Strack||
I may the the only one here who has watched them all and my vote goes to Dave Strack. He lifted the progam up out of nowhere and left a legacy that shines brightly today.
|1 year 1 day ago||Losing is everything||
I hope we lose that game every time.
|1 year 1 day ago||Been there; done that||
I met Cazzie on campus in 1964 my freshman year. Gosh, that must make him pretty old by now.
|1 year 6 weeks ago||Guilty||