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Posted on Sun, Dec 11, 2011 : 5:59 a.m.

Bowl Bonanza Day 4: Chance to win a trip for 2 to see Michigan play in the Sugar Bowl

By's Bowl Bonanza

The Michigan football team is in a BCS bowl for the first time since the 2006 season, and you have a chance to be in New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday, Jan. 3 when the Wolverines take on Virginia Tech.

If you win's five-day Bowl Bonanza sweepstakes, which is brought to you in part by The M Den, we’ll send you and a bowl buddy to see the game.

The winner will receive a U-M Alumni Association-organized prize package valued at approximately $4,200 that includes:

U-M Alumni Association Champions Tour

• Round-trip charter air service from Detroit to New Orleans, La.

• Three nights accommodations at a deluxe hotel (Sheraton, Marriott or similar).

• Round-trip deluxe motorcoach transfers between New Orleans airport and hotel.

• Luggage handling and porterage at the airport and the hotel.

• Private welcome party.

• Official University of Michigan pep rally.

• Complete Sugar Bowl game-day package that includes two game tickets, escorted deluxe motor coach transfer to and from the game and pre-game tailgate party.

• Optional tours, outings and excursions.

• Custom Alumni Association souvenir package.

• Luggage tags, document wallet and engraved Sugar Bowl name badge.

• Alumni Association hosts and escorts.

• Special U-M information and hospitality desk at the hotel.

All you need to know is some simple Michigan football trivia. If you’re stumped, a quick search on will produce the answer.

Each day between Thursday, Dec. 8, and Monday, Dec. 12, you’ll find a Michigan football trivia question posted on starting at 6 a.m. Look on the homepage or sports topic page to find it.

To enter, all you have to do is submit your answer for each day's question. If you miss a day, you can go back and answer all the questions up until the end of the day on Monday, Dec. 12. On Tuesday, Dec. 13, we’ll randomly select a winner from those who have answered all five questions.

We’ll contact the potential winner by phone and email. The potential winner will have to respond within 2 hours. You must be 18 years old at the time of entry and a Michigan resident to win. And if you win, you’ll need to be at the office at 301. E. Liberty St. by noon on Thursday, Dec. 15, and show proper identification to our notary to claim your prize.

Catch up on previous questions:
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3

Complete sweepstakes rules.



Mon, Dec 12, 2011 : 2:03 a.m.

how about some feedback that you have actually received our answers and that we are entered into the drawing. I keep answering everyday but the way you have to re=enter everything it feels like you are starting over.


Sun, Dec 11, 2011 : 7:43 p.m.

Vincent Smith


Sun, Dec 11, 2011 : 5:58 p.m.

I assume that since the hint refers to " history", that worded this questions wrong. Run, catch, pass is what they are referring to.

Macabre Sunset

Sun, Dec 11, 2011 : 5:50 p.m.

Is this a trick question, since one player threw for two touchdowns and ran for one in that game, and another player threw for one, caught one and ran for one? Also, what two hours do you need to have covered on Tuesday, should you be the lucky recipient? I don't have a cell phone, and I'm not always online.

Michael Psarouthakis

Sun, Dec 11, 2011 : 5:25 p.m.

The question as asked has a different answer, as the question I would guess meant to be ask. Throwing for two TDs and rushing for one is a fairly common accomplishment, but having one person throw for a TD, rush for TD and catch a pass for TD is a rare accomplishment.


Sun, Dec 11, 2011 : 2:45 p.m.

Which Wolverines player ran, threw and passed for a touchdown this season against Minnesota, becoming the first to do so in a single game in modern Michigan football history (post-World War II)? * I'm sure you meant to ask....ran, threw, and caught a pass for touchdowns this season......


Sun, Dec 11, 2011 : 12:15 p.m.

is it possible to trade the U-M Alumni Association-organized prize package valued at approximately $4,200 for a trip to the Heisman ceremony??


Sun, Dec 11, 2011 : 3:54 p.m.

On second thought, I have 2 front seat tickets to last nights Heisman ceremony.(Right next to RG3 in fact) If you win the bowl game package I'll trade you straight up!


Sun, Dec 11, 2011 : 3:51 p.m.

The Heisman ceremony is over. So that wouldn't be a very good trade.