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Posted on Tue, Jan 3, 2012 : 8:14 a.m.

Sights, sounds and scenes as Michigan football team prepares for Sugar Bowl

By Melanie Maxwell

Michigan football fans are all over the streets of New Orleans, and they're in a good mood as the Wolverines head into their game today against Virginia Tech in the Sugar Bowl (8:30 p.m., ESPN). photographer Melanie Maxwell captures the mood, sound and look of New Orleans in this video, including a jazzy sounding "The Victors."


Tom Teague

Tue, Jan 3, 2012 : 2:28 p.m.

Nice video! I travel to New Orleans a fair amount and you really captured some of the spirit. After Michigan defeats Virginia Tech, I hope some of the fans stay on to cheer for the Lions this weekend.