If These Walls Could Talk: Michigan Football Stories From The Big House
If These Walls Could Talk: Michigan Football Stories from the Big House
Hired by Bo Schembechler in 1974, Michigan equipment manager Jon Falk has forged a colorful legacy among the coaches, players, and the University of Michigan s faithful fans. Falk s encyclopedic knowledge of Wolverines football traditions and history make him a vital component of the staff that transforms talented college football players into true Michigan Men. And in his nearly four decades on the job, Falk has become one of the most beloved figures in team history.
In If These Walls Could Talk, Falk shares his stories, memories, and friendships established in the locker room, on the sideline, and on the road with one of college football s most storied institutions. From legendary tales of Bo Schembechler s epic gridiron chess matches with Ohio State s Woody Hayes to the memorable day Falk introduced freshman phenom Anthony Carter to two-time All-American Ron Kramer, Falk s recollections connect the past and present to underscore the importance of building the relationships that drive the Wolverines to success.
Win or lose, a game only lasts 3-1/2 hours, Falk said. Friends last a lifetime.
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