Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

Athletics

  1. Meechigan man

    Beloved Wolverines football announcer Bob Ufer, ’43, is the subject of a new documentary by filmmaker Dan Chace, BA ’83.

  2. A feat to cherish

    The Jesse Owens story is the subject of the new film “Race,” but for U-M fans of track & field, the Owens story that truly resonates took place here, in 1935, when the Ohio State Buckeye made history.

  3. Recruiting touchdown

    First-ever “Signing of the Stars” draws athletes Derek Jeter, Desmond Howard, Tom Brady, and others back to campus. Also: Meet U-M’s new AD, Warde Manuel.

  4. Like father, like son

    Michigan Basketball Coach John Beilein matches teams and wits with son and fellow coach, Patrick Beilein, in a faceoff at Crisler Center

  5. Episode 4: How we went blue

    It’s short. It’s sweet. And it can really swing. But the origins of “Let’s Go Blue” were anything but simple. (With podcast.)

  6. Ambassador in cleats

    Former backup quarterback Alex Swieca, BS ’15, carries the ball to Israel — and brings some Wolverine spirit to fans of American-style football.

  7. Truly blue?

    Go Blue! They’re two little words that mean so much to Wolverines worldwide. But how did this cheer originate? And which Wolverine said it first?

  8. Field of dreams

    The campus landmark that once led to Ferry Field today connects 150 years of athletics to academics, and past to present. Plus: First-known photos of U-M football.

  9. "For God and country"

    In this excerpt from “Endzone: The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football,” John U. Bacon, BA ’86/MA ’94, breaks down U-M’s game-changing play of 2014