...says Denzel Valentine of Big Ten Tourney favorite MSU, which is 5-7 in its last 12 games. Cumong, man.
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|8 weeks 2 days ago||Raoul Wallenberg||
Raoul Wallenberg without question.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Even Here||
Anyone remember Doc Losh? Grading scale: A for athlete, B for boy and C for coed.
|8 weeks 3 days 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.
|8 weeks 3 days 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.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Agree||
If they don't pour Two-Hearted find another restauant.
|12 weeks 3 days 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.
|15 weeks 4 days ago||Deja Vu?||
I'm feeling exactly like I did before attending the 1969 game.
|15 weeks 4 days 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.
|15 weeks 5 days ago||1973||
1973 says it all. I had to watch them tear down the banner.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Exponentially||
Since 1964? You bet.
|17 weeks 6 days ago||Will Probably Renew||
My audiologist has three kids in college and hopes I renew my season tickets.
|18 weeks 6 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.
|21 weeks 6 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.
|26 weeks 4 days 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."
|27 weeks 2 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!
|28 weeks 22 hours 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.
|28 weeks 1 day 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.
|29 weeks 3 days ago||Just call me old||
Been a football season ticket holder since my freshman year in 1964. Do the math.
|33 weeks 4 days ago||Finally!||
A post on this board about something older than me!
|33 weeks 5 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.
|34 weeks 1 hour 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.
|35 weeks 1 hour 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.
|35 weeks 6 days ago||Losing is everything||
I hope we lose that game every time.
|35 weeks 6 days ago||Been there; done that||
I met Cazzie on campus in 1964 my freshman year. Gosh, that must make him pretty old by now.
|42 weeks 17 hours ago||Guilty||
|45 weeks 2 days ago||Too Many to Count||
I've had season tickets since I was a freshman in 1964 and have probably missed only 5-6 games since then. AC's catch in 1979 was made right in front of us in Section 4. Have attended away games in South Bend, Evanston, Bloomington and, sorry to admit, most recently in Jacksonville.
|49 weeks 49 min ago||Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious||
"You know, you can say it backwards, which is 'dociousaliexpilisticfragicalirupes', but that's going a bit too far, don't you think?"--Mary Poppins
Go Blue! or Eulb Og!
|1 year 1 week ago||Fishbowl||
The Fishbowl connecting Angell and Mason Halls was there in the 60's--long before any computer lab. "Meet you at the Fishbowl" was often heard on central campus.
|1 year 1 week ago||Super News.||
Exactly what we need to continue the momentum.
|1 year 1 week ago||Simple||
Act like you've been there before. Under no circumstances burn a couch in the employee lounge.