The Greatest Michigan/SEC Games – ‘01 vs. Auburn

In the 2001 Citrus Bowl, Anthony Thomas ran for 180 yards with two scores and became (at the time) Michigan’s leading all-time rusher. Drew Henson threw two TD’s, one of them to David Terrell who had 136 receiving yards. With seven minutes left, Grant Bowman forced an Auburn fumble at the Michigan 30 to help secure the win.

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I took the Wonderlic Test

During a job interview last week I was given the Wonderlic Test. Heading into the interview I had no idea it was going to be adWonderlicministered nor had I really ever taken the time to figure out how the test is given or what questions it asks. The Wonderlic Cognitive Ability Test is a 50 question, 12 minute exam designed to measure the learning and problem-solving abilities of potential employees. The scoring scale is one point per correct answer. Subjects with average intelligence are expected to score in the area of 20 points, and those who can’t muster double-digits are considered to be illiterate.

Two Sample Questions:

1) In the following set of words, which word is different from the others? 1) copper, 2) nickel, 3) aluminum, 4) wood, 5) bronze.

2) A rectangular bin, completely filled, holds 640 cubic feet of grain. If the bin is 8 feet wide and 10 feet long, how deep is it?

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5th Greatest Season Opener – ‘99 vs. Notre Dame

Michigan entered the match-up in 1999 ranked 7th in the country while Notre Dame was 16th. Tom Brady, Anthony Thomas, Marquise Walker & David Terrell powered the Wolverine offense. Drew Henson also came in periodically to spell Brady. With four minutes remaining, Notre Dame went for it and 4th & 1, hit a wide-open receiver to pull ahead 22-19. The rest is history:

Link To WolverineHistorian’s Full Game Video w/Highlights

Michigan would finish the season 10-2 (losses to Michigan State & Illinois) defeating Alabama 35-34.

What Happened to the Football Recruiting Class of 1998?

The Michigan Wolverines Recruiting Class of 1998:

Position Name High School
QB Drew Henson Brighton (MI)
RB Justin Fargas Notre Dame (CA)
RB Julius Curry Bishop Gallagher (MI)
RB Walter Cross Oxon Hill (MD)
FB Evan Coleman Alief-Elsik (TX)
WR David Terrell Huguenot (VA)
WR Marquise Walker Henninger (NY)
TE Deitan Dubuc Vieux Montreal (CAN)
OL Joe Denay John Glenn (MI)
DL Shawn Lazarus Northwest (OH)
DL Dave Petruziello Lake Catholic (OH)
LB Larry Foote Detroit Pershing (MI)
LB Victor Hobson St. Josephs Prep (NJ)
LB Dan Rumishek Trail (IL)
LB Bennie Joppru Minnetonka (MN)
LB Dave Armstrong Central Bucks West (PA)
DB Cato June Anacostia (DC)
DB Todd Howard Bolingbrook (IL)
PK Hayden Epstein Torrey Pines (CA)

Made It To The NFL:

Drew Henson – Came to Michigan from Brighton High School as a Parade All-American at Quarterback & Punter while also hitting 70 home runs (Then Prep-Record). Split one season starting with Tom Brady and another on his own. Decided to join the New York Yankees before eventually returning to football where he played with the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions.

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