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Michigan Football
Michigan Football

Michigan Football

The History of the Nation's Winningest Program
By The Michigan Daily, Foreword by Michael Rosenberg, Introduction by Adam Schefter

SPORTS & RECREATION

176 Pages, 10.75 x 12

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $27.95)

ISBN 9781600787652

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Aug 2012)

Price: $24.95
 
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Overview

More than a century of games in “The Big House”
Reviewing a record that few schools can match—11 national championships, 42 conference championships, three Heisman Trophy winners, and countless All-Americans—this sports history spotlights the University of Michigan’s football legacy. The book presents 122 years’ worth of action captured by the school’s student-run newspaper, the Michigan Daily, drawing from the devoted reporters and photographers who covered the sidelines. Featuring stories and images that were originally published in the periodical, the account presents a record of these young journalists’ outstanding work as well as a must-have keepsake for anyone who ever strolled the campus in Ann Arbor or attended games at Michigan Stadium. The school’s legendary coaches, greatest players, and most memorable victories are related, from the teams of Fielding Yost and Fritz Crisler through the Bo Schembechler and Lloyd Carr eras to Brady Hoke’s current bowl-winning club. Conducting a spectacular journey through the past of one of college football’s top programs, this is an all-inclusive companion for die-hard UM fans.

Reviews

“The book is chock full of interesting details … an outstanding addition to the library of any Michigan Wolverine fan!” — UMGoBlue.com

“For anyone who has ever strolled the campus at Ann Arbor or attended games at “The Big House,” this account not only presents a record of these young journalists’ outstanding work but also serves as a must-have keepsake for lifelong Wolverines … an all-inclusive companion for die-hard UM fans.”—Iron Mountain (MI) Daily News

Author Biography

The Michigan Daily is the student-run newspaper at the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor. Since 1890, the periodical has covered University of Michigan news, sports, and culture as well as its city of residence. It is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michael Rosenberg is a columnist for the Detroit Free Press, a frequent contributor to Sports Illustrated, and the author of War as They Knew It: Woody Hayes, Bo Schembechler, and America in a Time of Unrest. He is a former staff writer and editor in chief for the Michigan Daily, having covered Michigan football during the 1994 season. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Adam Schefter is an NFL insider for ESPN. He is a former staff writer and sports editor for the Michigan Daily, having covered Michigan football during the 1988 season. He lives in New York City.

Media

Michigan Football's foreword author, Michael Rosenberg, interviews on "The Craig Fahle Show" on 101.9 WDET-FM, Detroit's NPR affiliate.
Read a review of Michigan Football on UMGoBlue.com, a Wolverines fan site. A book excerpt is also posted on the site.
Michigan Daily alum Chantel Jennings interviews on "The Michigan Insider" on Sports Talk 1050 WTKA-AM in Ann Arbor, MI.
Michigan Football was featured in the Detroit Free Press.

Press Releases

Michigan Football: The History of the Nation's Winningest Program
By The Michigan Daily
Foreword by Michael Rosenberg,
Introduction by Adam Schefter


A visually stunning recollection of the University of Michigan's football legacy, Michigan Football: The History of the Nation's Winningest Program (Triumph Books, September 2012) relives 122 years' worth of action as captured by the school's student-run newspaper-The Michigan Daily-drawing from the devoted reporters and photographers who have covered the sidelines over the years.

 

Celebrating a record that few schools can match-11 national championships, 42 conference championships, three Heisman Trophy winners and countless All-Americans-this incredible sports history features an impressive collection of articles and images that were originally published in the periodical, beginning in 1890. As it journeys through the years, Michigan Football captures the camaraderie and excitement of those crisp fall Saturdays as it relates the most memorable victories, the school's legendary coaches and its greatest players-from the Bo Schembechler and Lloyd Carr eras to Brady Hoke's current bowl-winning club.

 

For anyone who has ever strolled the campus at Ann Arbor or attended games at "The Big House," this account not only presents a record of these young journalists' outstanding work but also serves as a must-have keepsake for lifelong Wolverines. Conducting a spectacular journey through the past of one of college football's top programs, Michigan Football is an all-inclusive companion for die-hard UM fans.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
The Michigan Daily is the student-run newspaper at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Since 1890, the periodical has covered University of Michigan news, sports and culture as well as its city of residence. It is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michael Rosenberg is a columnist for the Detroit Free Press, a frequent contributor to Sports Illustrated and the author if War as They Knew It: Woody Hayes, Bo Schembechler, and America in a Time of Unrest. He is a former staff writer and editor in chief for the Michigan Daily, having covered Michigan football during the 1994 season. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Adam Schefter is an NFL insider for ESPN. He is a former staff writer and sports editor for the Michigan Daily, having covered Michigan football during the 1988 season. He lives in New York City.

 

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