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|1 hour 53 min ago||10-2||
10-2 Alright, everybody, Let's Go Blue!!
|1 week 1 day ago||1977 Introductions||
Interesting that you were able to find the 1977 team introductions from Keith Jackson. The beginning of that game coincided with Anwar Sadat's arrival in Israel for peace negotiations. Network TV broke in and covered the arrival live. It preempted the opening minutes of The Game. My father was apoplectic.
ABC returned to the game. Ohio State 3, Michigan 0.
|1 week 2 days ago||the Brave||
|1 week 3 days ago||Me as well||
I have always thought the blonde with the M Go Blue sports bra is the star of this gif. Her enthusiasm is unknown to mankind.
|1 week 3 days ago||This one just about killed me||
This one just about killed me. I was a junior in high school and I was despondent for about a week. It taught me to learn to let it go. But, God, this one hurt.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Henry Winkler (the Fonz)||
I saw Winkler walking along a street in London in 2006.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Football season can't start fast enough||
Football season can't start fast enough.
|3 weeks 17 hours ago||No||
No, absolutely not.
|3 weeks 22 hours ago||Came here to add Magic||
I was in high school when he played and, even though I was always a Michigan fan, I rooted for Magic's MSU team in the tournament (78 and 79) as if they were my own team. Love the guy.
Btw, he was 0-2 at Crisler, so there's that.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||The Wave||
I salute the Wave of 1983. And 1984.
|7 weeks 13 hours ago||I was also there||
I was also there, and was in Tiger Stadium much of 1984. Everything you say is true. Michigan really spread the Wave to the masses, even if it didn't invent it.
WH, didn't you mention recently that you had the video from the original Michigan Stadium wave, which was a very organic creation by the cheerleaders and surprisingly spread to the entire stadium? I would love to see that video.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||I would love to see that footage!||
I would love to see that footage!
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Washington||
I am most interested in the Washington trip also.
First, as my login name suggests, I was in the Stadium when the wave arrived in 1983, a week or so after Michigan made a trip to Seattle. It was not an event relevant merely in retrospect. I doubt few who experienced it live will forget it. The cheerleaders (i.e. the sweater-wearing male cheerleaders that no longer exist) imitated the wave for the student section to follow. It took a little time to teach them, but gradually the student section got it going. The funny thing was that when the students finally pulled it together from the seniors around to the freshman -- it kept going. I don't think anyone actually expected the alums and other fans to participate. When the wave completed one entire trip around the Stadium, everyone erupted in cheers to celebrate what they had just done together. It was organic and great.
Bo was so pissed about the sudden cheering (which was completely inappropriate to whatever was going on on the field), he ran 10 feet out onto the field, turned toward the crowd, and waved his arms at us in anger. LOL, Bo. We love you.
Second, Seattle is a great town (as others have already said). I lived there one summer clerking for a law firm almost 30 years ago and my son (another UM alum) now lives out there working for Microsoft. (My UM grad son does Windows.) Anyway, it will be a great opportunity to visit -- assuming he is still out there in five years.
Finally, I totally buy into the Washington rivalry. In addition to Bo's first Rose Bowl win, there was the terrible loss in the 1978 Rose Bowl. Leach and company battled back heroically, but Michigan lost something like 28-20. I was a junior in high school and I think I cried for a week over that game. While I have continued to be an impassioned Michigan fan, that was the game that taught me to grow up and get over the losses.
|10 weeks 7 min ago||Where are the khakis?||
Where are the khakis?
|13 weeks 23 hours ago||Amazon||
And Amazon, and probably a multitude of other online options.
|14 weeks 21 hours ago||And Stauskas||
And Stauskas. They (we) love Stauskas.
|17 weeks 6 days ago||Draft Day||
No, Draft Day got us Manziel. So that worked out well.
|19 weeks 17 hours ago||1986 Minnesota||
Ugh, that game. It was my last home game as a student (finishing law school that year). Watching us lose the jug was seared into my brain.
I had forgotten that Harbaugh was still on the team that year.
|19 weeks 4 days ago||1969 Chevy Impala||
I had a 69 Chevy. Seriously.
|21 weeks 5 days ago||"That brand will promise them||
"That brand will promise them things if they go to one of 'their schools' ".
How is this not an NCAA violation (by the "student athlete")?
|24 weeks 6 days ago||Rick Leach||
There also was that 4-year starting QB and centerfielder Rick Leach.
|25 weeks 1 day ago||Bay View?||
Probably Bay View, next to Petoskey, unless it was across Little Traverse Bay in Harbor Springs.
Madonna was born in Bay City, but went to high school at Rochester Adams. I have a cousin who went to high school with her.
|27 weeks 15 hours ago||First season theme||
The first season theme song did not refer to the Professor and Mary Ann.
|27 weeks 15 hours ago||First season theme||
This was the first season's theme. For the second and third season, they final phrase "and the rest" was changed to "the Professor and Mary Ann."
|27 weeks 20 hours ago||Factory of Sadness|
|30 weeks 3 days ago||The word yesterday||
The word yesterday was that Beilein didn't want them to stay overnight in East Lansing last night and they were driving up today. The weather reports were already bad, so I don't know what is going to happen.
How bad are the roads? Is there any chance this game won't be played today?
|31 weeks 1 day ago||They could kick them out||
They could kick them out. SAM's chapter at Ohio State was suspended about a year ago and they were all kicked out of the house. They had to scramble to find apartments. I don't remember the circumstances, and their charter might have been revoked, not merely suspended (whatever that means), but it is at least possible that these jerks could lose their house.
Not sure what will happen here.
|31 weeks 5 days ago||My wife||
My wife's father was a professor at Michigan for 40 years. Three of his four children attended UM. They paid full tuition (in-state, of course). There were no discounts. Same was true for my wife's friend, the daughter of Harold Shapiro, who also received no tuition discounts.
I am not aware of any state school giving these sort of discounts to professors, coaches, or other employees. Maybe there are some that do give discounts; I don't know for certain. The schools that I am aware of providing these discounts are private schools, like Case-Western.
|31 weeks 5 days ago||He would have to be admitted||
He would have to be admitted the old-fashioned way. If he were admitted because of a wink and a nod from the athletic department without counting against the NCAA scholarship limits, I think there would be a problem.
|32 weeks 4 days ago||Really enjoyed this||
I really enjoyed this event and having the gang come down to my neighorhood. Thanks, MGrowOld for helping organizing this, along with Lesley and the others from the local alumni association board.
If any of you have the opportunity to see Brian, Seth, and John live in your area, please make an effort and attend. It will be well worth your time and they deserve to get a good turnout.