University of Michigan Football: Recent Books

With Eastern Michigan University visiting on Saturday, the Wolverines should be able to start a winning streak. The attendance at EMU’s home game last week was 5628. Can you use the term “crowd” to describe 5628 people in Rynearson Stadium with its capacity of 30,200? This week they will be playing before a crowd of more than 100,000 fans. Assuming Michigan has a formidable halftime lead, you can spend the second half reading one of these books:

The Big House: Fielding H. Yost and the Building of Michigan Stadium by Robert M. Soderstrom

What It Means to Be a Wolverine: Michigan’s Greatest Players Talk About Michigan Football edited by Kevin Allen

The Obscene Diaries of a Michigan Fan by Ann Arborite and Ann Arbor Observer writer Craig Ross