Tailgatin' Photos Football Schedule Archive


"The Spirit of Michigan. It is based upon a deathless loyalty to Michigan and all her ways;
an enthusiasm that makes it second nature for Michigan men to spread the gospel of their university to the world’s distant outposts;
a conviction that nowhere is there a better university, in any way, than this Michigan of ours.”
— Fielding Yost


Worrisome.... Lets start with the good stuff-the defense is something special. The Michigan defense held Air Force to lows in total and rushing yards. And this is no ordinary offense, they get their yardage becasue of the scheme they play. But the defense was ready for it and so should be able to hold us in games against any offense. Our offense on the other hand needs to start getting better. Every week there are different mistakes but the mistakes do continue which is keepin our opponents in games well into the fourth quarter. Next up is the start of the B1G season and our first true roadtrip. Ross Ade stadium has not been kind to our RV roadtrips but this is one of the few stadiums that serves beer, so there is that to look foward to. If you find yourself in West Lafayette this weekend, we have a tailgate for you. This would be a good time for the offense to put a complete game together. Go Blue!

Not So Good.... Way too many mistakes that need to be fixed. You would figure that improvements would happen between weeks one and two but not so much last week. Speight continues to make mistakes and they seem to be different from week to week. But they continue. Other aspects continue to improve. The O-line was better and the defense continues to get stronger. It will be interesting how that improvement continues this next week as we face a very different offense before we head into the B1G season. Looks like another nice Saturday so come out early and stick around to watch the second game.

Here We Go.... Meat is smoked. Tailgate trailer is ready. Truck is packed. Looks like a great fall day on Saturday so who is ready for some tailgatin'? Early kickoff so come on out early then enjoy the afternoon and the late afternoon game as we hang out. BTW, better bring your voice becasue the Cincy fans believe their team was sandbagging against the worst team in Division 1 Austin Peay and will surprise the world. Austin Peay has won one game over the last four seasons and outgained Cincy. Should be fun. Go Blue!!

Good Start.... But need to cut down on the offensive mistakes that killed the end of last season. It is fixable since it is a matter of poor mechanics. The defense is magnificant as evreybody was swarming to the ball from all angles. Overall a good national win that was more dominating than is reflected by the fianl score. So now we have the home opener against the bearcats from Cinncinnati. Hoping for a nice Septemebr day so we can linger after the game and catch up with everybody. Hope to see you out there.

Game Week.... It is finally here. Enough of the talk, speculation and polls. It is time to play football. A great slate of college football is set for this weekend and right in the middle of it are our Wolverines taking on Florida from the SEC. I just came from the Alumni Association Kickoff Tailgate so I'm pumped and ready blast The Victors out my speakers. A young team yeah, but we haven't had sophmore talent around like this in many years. There will be some stumbles but these kids know how to play football, they just need to let their instincts take care of thing.

Preparations Underway.... Vacations are over and it is time to get ready for the 2017 football and tailgate season. Tailgate trailer is out of storage for cleaning and maintenance. Won't be long now before the first of many grocery store trips. Great lineup of games over the Labor Day weekend so the excitement is building.

Getting Close.... This preseason, the prognosticators are all ranking us down a bit becasue of all the losses to the NFL, especially on defense. We'll see. A lot of the current defense saw significant playing time las season and the young guys are studs. How the QB competition plays out will be interesting. Time to get ready for tailgate season!! Go Blue!!       


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