When your favorite team's schedule comes out, you already know where you eyes are headed first. With the Detroit Lions, it's who are the Leos playing on Thanksgiving Day. (and it's just the opposite with Michigan, because you know the Ohio State game is always the last game of the Big Ten season.
Grab a seat, it's story time. This is a story from about twenty-two years ago. Western Michigan's annual football home opener is known as Comm-University Night. As I remember it, the Comm-University named event started in the early 1990's, and when current athletic director Kathy Beauregard took over in 1997, she kept it going and in fact built on it.
Just like everything else this year, college football in Michigan is topsy-turvy. While Michigan and Michigan State have struggled most of this season, the Western Michigan Broncos are undefeated, and only thanks to some overtime heroics by the Wolverines, do the Broncos not have more wins this year as the big boys combined.