Greg Nelson is the author of M is for Michigan Football: Celebrating the Tradition of Michigan Football. He had this to say about Michigan naming Brady Hoke its new football coach this week:
“I want to coach Michigan.”
Never have those five words meant more than when spoken by Brady Hoke, the newly appointed head football coach at the University of Michigan.
Hoke’s energy, enthusiasm, knowledge, determination and passion for the game all point to a bright future for the Michigan football program. Yet it’s his passion for the university and his love for Michigan football that is already uniting and exciting the fan base, alumni and players – past and present.
An assistant coach at UM for seven years, including the 1997 national championship campaign, Hoke wears his Wolverine heart on his sleeve. Now he gets his opportunity to create his own legacy within the storied football program by following in the footsteps of past coaching greats like Yost, Kipke, Crisler, Oosterbann, Schembechler and Carr.
Discover more about the rich pride and tradition that is Michigan football and read about the talented and passionate “Michigan Men” who have shaped a football program that has won more games than any other university in history. It’s all part of the book, M is for Michigan Football – Celebrating the Tradition of Michigan Football.