Michigan Football: Spring Game Details Released

John Borton, Senior Editor

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Michigan’s spring game is set for a 1 p.m. kickoff, but that won’t be the only action in The Big House on Saturday.

Men’s lacrosse hosts Ohio State in Michigan Stadium at 10:30 a.m., leading up to the football action. Michigan is opening gates 1, 4 and 9 for the lacrosse contest, and all gates open for football beginning at 11:30.

The Big Ten Network will broadcast the football game on tape delay, beginning at 3 p.m. Radio stations broadcasting the game, beginning at 12:45 p.m., are WWJ Radio (950 AM) and WTKA Radio (1050 AM).

Those attending the spring game should be aware of the traffic issues on Stadium Boulevard, affecting traffic around Michigan Stadium. The street is closed east of Main Street to South Industrial Highway. Local access to the stadium via Kipke Drive continues from the east on Stadium.

Parking is available free of charge around the stadium, beginning at 7 a.m. Pioneer High School is charging $20 for cars and $80 for RVs to park. No tailgating is allowed in any of the parking lots this year.

Michigan plans to introduce the 2017 signing class at halftime of the spring game. Meanwhile, Jake Butt will receive the John Mackey Trophy as the nation’s top tight end in 2016.


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