We’d seen Michigan’s 2012 Sugar Bowl rings online well before Big Ten Media Days last week in Chicago. And now we’ve seen them in-person. Take it from us, they are impressive – not to mention rather big. Michigan safety Jordan Kovacs proudly wore the ring on his right ring finger throughout the two-day event. See a close-up picture of the hardware Michigan earned with its victory over Virginia Tech in this post.
Most football players growing up in Ohio don’t dream of wearing the Maize and Blue, but for Jordan Kovacs, the Big House was home. Getting “home,” however, was a somewhat lengthy trip. This Saturday, Oct. 1, at 10:30 a.m. ET on BTN’s Football Pregame show, viewers get an inside look at Kovacs’ unlikely route to Ann Arbor. “It’s the ultimate success story, because he’s just one of the nicest, most humble and appreciative guys I’ve ever met,” BTN feature producer Dan Lindberg said. Kovacs’ father, Lou, a Michigan walk-on who played in the early ‘80s, brought him to his first