Thursday, September 1, 2011
Go Blue! SkyWatch Friday
Would you believe it. Football season is here. The University of Michigan's first home game is this weekend. There are a lot of really dedicated football fans in this part of the state. They believe in their team - win or lose.
Some fun facts about the University of Michigan's football stadium:
Michigan Stadium is the third largest stadium in the world. It's nickname is "The Big House"
On September 4th, 2010, 113,090 attended a game at Michigan Stadium between Michigan and the Connecticut Huskies, the largest crowd to see a college football game since 1948 and an NCAA single-game record.
In 2004, Michigan set an NCAA record for average attendance at home games, with an average of 111,025 fans.
The first night football game in the stadium is scheduled for September 10, 2011.
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