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There Are 69 Days to Michigan Football

Waiting for the opening Saturday of college football is agonizing. All we want is 13 weeks of Brent Musberger "pardner" one-liners, the buzz of Michigan Stadium in late November, and jokes about the Bowl Championship Series. Fear not, bleary-eyed traveler. This is a continuing series intended to get through the long, hot summer and back to the glory of football season.

Gregory Shamus

Michigan needed a new coach for the 1969 season, and found their man in -- where else -- Ohio. Bo Schembechler was lured away from Miami Ohio to take the helm, and as they say, the rest is not history but legend. He promised tradition, respect, and of course, championships for those who stayed.