A few more tidbits before kickoff

September, 10, 2011
9/10/11
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- An emotional few minutes early on in the Big House, as Michigan honored Desmond Howard by naming him the first player in program history to receive the designation of a "Michigan Football Legend."

Howard held back tears during a brief thank-you speech to fans. Minutes later, "God Bless America" played and the stadium scoreboards showed all of the Michigan alumni who passed in the Sept. 11 attacks 10 years ago.

Notre Dame won the toss and will kick. Get ready for some night football in Ann Arbor.

Matt Fortuna | email

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