i probably love my school more than anyone i know. i bleed maize and blue, and michigan has been my dream school for as long as i can remember. i was that girl in high school, the one whose dream was clear to everyone; to go to michgian.
well, i’m here now. every day, i find something more to love. although i will admit that i don’t always want to go to class, there hasn’t been a day that i didn’t want to get out of my bed and start my day.
a major part of michigan’s tradition comes from its football program. while i didn’t pay much attention to college sports in high school (only because i didn’t want to fall in love with a team and not get into the school), i have always understood the appreciation for the wolverines.
1. bo reigns supreme. “those who stay will be champions” were the opening words to my college essay.
2. the big house is the closest to heaven on earth that you may ever experience.
3. hail to the victors. always.
our fiercest rivals are a team from ohio whose mascot is the buckeye. yes, nuts. tomorrow, we play them. it is the 108th meeting between the teams. cumulatively since 1927, our scores are tied. tomorrow, that will no longer be true.
there’s a lot resting on this game. it’s denard’s last home game against them, and our seniors’ last try to beat them. it’s also brady hoke’s first time as head coach of The Game (as well as Luke Fickell’s.)
“We have a great in-state rivalry with Michigan State, and they have kicked our ass for the last four years,“ Brady Hoke, U of M’s football coach said. "There is no other way of looking at it. It’s been an ass kicking.”