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<br /> A BIGGER AND BETTER MICHIGAN STADIUM<br /> By Bill Martin<br /> Contrary to the belief of some, it was not my original<br /> intention to make any dramatic changes to the stadium.<br /> Why would we?<br /> But soon after I became athletic director in 2000, we<br /> hired consultants to assess the building and their report stat-<br /> ed the obvious: We had major problems with Michigan<br /> Stadium. It was functionally obsolete and it had numerous<br /> safety issues and convenience problems, such as long lines to<br /> enter, overcrowded aisles and concourses, inadequate dis-<br /> abled seating and too few bathrooms.<br /> The fact was, despite a lot of refurbishments over the years, the only major projects we had complet-<br /> ed at the stadium since the time of Fielding Yost were the addition of bench seats and porta-potties.<br /> Now, what to do about it all? We figured if we were going to open this up, we might as well get<br /> as much<a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=1"> A BIGGER AND BETTER MICHIGAN STADIUM By Bill Mar</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=2"> THE BEGINNING By Bob Rosiek Today we cele</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=3"> ALL-TIME GAMES AT MICHIGAN STADIUM Date </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=4"> THE BEGINNING Bond applications were offere</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=5"> THE BUILDERS UNIVERSITY PRESIDENTS CLARENCE COO</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=6"> THE ATHLETICS DIRECTORS FIELDING YOST (1921-41)</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=7"> ALL-TIME GAMES AT MICHIGAN STADIUM Date </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=8"> U-M Bentley Historical Library </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=9"> <4 </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=10"> U-M Bentley Historical Library Sports Communicat</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=11"> ALL-TIME GAMES AT MICHIGAN STADIUM Date </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=12"> FIELDING YOST COACHING LEGEND AND THE BRAINS BEH</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=13"> ALL-TIME GAMES AT MICHIGAN STADIUM Date </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=14"> HOW TIMES HAVE CHANGED By Bob Rosiek 1927 VS. 2</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=15"> ALL-TIME GAMES AT MICHIGAN STADIUM Date </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=16"> THE BIG HOUSE AND THE WHITE HOUSE President Geral</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=17"> that “democracy in a nation of more than 300 mill</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=18"> THE COACHES </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=19"> ALL-TIME GAMES AT MICHIGAN STADIUM Date </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=20"> BIG HOUSE MEMORIES: RICH RODRIGUEZ By Barbara </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=21"> ALL-TIME GAMES AT MICHIGAN STADIUM Date </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=22"> U-M'S HEISMAN All three of Michigan's Hei</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=23"> THE SOUNDTRACK FOR BOB UFER </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=24"> UFER OF MEE-CHIGAN This tribute to Bob Ufe</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=25"> ALL-TIME GAMES AT MICHIGAN STADIUM Date </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=26"> </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=27"> ALL-TIME GAMES AT MICHIGAN STADIUM Date </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=28"> BIG HOUSE MEMORIES: GARY MOELLER </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=29"> ALL-TIME GAMES AT MICHIGAN STADIUM BIG HOUSE MEM</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=30"> PROFESSOR OOSTERBAAN Former U</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=31"> ALL-TIME GAMES AT MICHIGAN STADIUM Date </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=32"> BIG HOUSE MEMORIES: BUMP ELLIOTT </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=33"> BIG HOUSE MEMORIES: LLOYD CARR By Andy Reid </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=34"> STADIUM RECORDS By Bob Rosiek THE RECORD-SETTER</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=35"> ALL-TIME GAMES AT MICHIGAN STADIUM Date </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=36"> STADIUM RECORDS Butch Woolfol</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=37"> ALL-TIME GAMES AT MICHIGAN STADIUM “NEW” STADIU</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=38"> THROUGH THE YEARS Ticket</a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=39"> ALL-TIME GAMES AT MICHIGAN STADIUM Date </a> <a title="Sept. 4, 2010 Program / Stadium Rededication Section page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f9e9deaa?page=40"> MILESTONES THE FIRST GAME Michigan Stadium · Oct</a>