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Posted on Mon, Feb 13, 2012 : 9:10 a.m.

The best love song to Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson you'll ever hear

By Jim Knight


Do you love Denard Robinson enough to sing about it?

Pat Stansik loves Michigan football, comedy and music. But most of all, he loves Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson.

Simply put, here's what may be the best 2 minutes, 32 seconds of your day as the Ann Arbor band Mind's Eyes sings Stansik's tribute to Robinson, who has 3,229 rushing yards, 4,931 passing yards and a combined 75 touchdowns rushing and passing in his career at Michigan.

There are clever lyrics all the way through the song, but it's tough to top, "You could win the Heisman, it's your senior year; If you cut your dreads I want a souvenir."

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The lyrics to "I Love You Denard:"

Henne Brady Grbac Navarre
All of these men could throw very far
Slow white quarterbacks most were five stars
Pro-style offense run by Lloyd Carr

When he retired I was still all smiles
Herbstreit told me that we'd get Les Miles
Didn't know what to think about the spread
Mallett left and I thought we were dead

First year under Rich Rod was a disaster
Spread offense needs a QB much faster
I suffered for two miserable years
But then you dried up all my tears

I think I'm in love I've never felt like this
Nothing compares not even my first kiss
My heart skips a beat every time you gain a yard
I know this might sound strange but I love you Denard

I love you Denard I don't know how to show it
I used to be scared every time you would throw it
You're the QB for me and I want everyone to know it

When you took your first snap vs. Western Michigan
That's when we found you were made of dilitihium
Always my favorite even when Tate started
Now the whole campus gets Denarded

No D coordinator seems to have an answer
A Michigan Man so glad you didn't transfer
Under the lights my heart still races
Because of you I don't mind tripping over laces

They say you can't play QB in the NFL
Well I think you play QB pretty damn well
You could win the Heisman, it's your senior year
If you cut your dreads I want a souvenir

Together so long can't stand to be apart
16 on the field number one in my heart
Without you it's gonna be hard
I wish you never had to leave I love you Denard

And the second-best Denard Robinson song you'll hear today:



Tue, Feb 14, 2012 : 8:28 p.m.

Henne, Grbac, Brady and Navarre all accomplished more than Denard ever has.


Wed, Feb 15, 2012 : 6:16 p.m.

You may want to check Michigan's and the NCAA's record books. DR's accomplishments were in 2 years with 2 different coaches and 2 different systems, plus, he has another year to add to his.


Tue, Feb 14, 2012 : 4:19 p.m.

This love song to Denard Robinson is everywhere today: TV, Radio, Online.Congratulations to Pat Stansik and Mind's Eyes. It's very funny. The timing is great: Happy Valentine's Day!


Tue, Feb 14, 2012 : 8:37 a.m.

Funny stuff


Tue, Feb 14, 2012 : 3:44 a.m.

This is a lot of fun. Brandon should put it on the scoreboard screen next fall.


Tue, Feb 14, 2012 : 1:13 a.m.

hard up for a story huh/


Tue, Feb 14, 2012 : 12:11 a.m.

Great, Graet, Great. Must admit I too have a man crush on Denard.


Mon, Feb 13, 2012 : 9:59 p.m.

Yes, the song may be a little "cheesy", but how many other college athletes have ever been so revered that they've had songs written about them? Denard may not be the best quarterback to ever play at Michigan, but he is the best STUDENT ATHLETE to ever play for Michigan. And for that, we love him.


Mon, Feb 13, 2012 : 9:55 p.m.

Love the songs. The Friars are fantastic!


Mon, Feb 13, 2012 : 6:08 p.m.

I really like Denard and think he is one of the most exciting players in college football. But, a passing quarterback has not been his strength so far. Just look at the struggles when opposing teams shut down the running game, forcing us to win through the air. My question: Is Michigan doing the right thing continuing to force Denard in the role of quarterback. I would love to see him as a wide receiver/tailback. He will have a better opportunity is the NFL in those positions. However, he is in his senior year and it maybe too late for a change as big as I have suggested. Just thoughts regarding giving Denard the best chance at the next level.


Mon, Feb 13, 2012 : 5:36 p.m.

His name is Abe, Abe Gashoob, check him out... at the you tube, he can sing , dance and punt, he'll have the wolves in the hunt, heard it here first.... now you know it is true another brilliant post by MEANgoblue!!


Mon, Feb 13, 2012 : 4:20 p.m.

Love this. When is the video coming out? Will Denard be in it? Please Denard?

Pat Stansik

Mon, Feb 13, 2012 : 5:01 p.m.

I'm working on it. Please keep sharing the link so Denard sees it!


Mon, Feb 13, 2012 : 3:38 p.m.

They always delete my poems, but I am a good sport. In other news..... BIG announcement coming!!!MEEEEEEEEEEEANchigan and COACH Hoke are ready to sign the number 1 Punter prospect in the nation!! The young man's name is Abe Gashoob. He hails from Don Mike High School in Ingadine, Arkansas. MEEEEEEEEEEANchigan football will be all over You Tube!! As they punt there way to the crystal with Mr. Abe Gashoob!!!


Mon, Feb 13, 2012 : 3:45 p.m.

i like your poems Meanie!! Also i am fired up over this Gashoob guy and Mr. VOITCHICK!!


Mon, Feb 13, 2012 : 3:05 p.m.

A little early in the off-season for a non-story like this to lead the football section.


Mon, Feb 13, 2012 : 2:54 p.m.

Cheesy, yes, but amusing and kind of accurate!?

Pat Stansik

Mon, Feb 13, 2012 : 2:42 p.m.

Thanks for the write-up Jim! I wish it was me singing but I only sound good in the shower. I wrote the lyrics but the music is from the band Mind's Eyes. You can check out their fan page here: <a href="" rel='nofollow'></a>

Jim Knight

Mon, Feb 13, 2012 : 2:44 p.m.

Pat: Thanks for the note. I reworked the paragraph to include Mind's Eyes.


Mon, Feb 13, 2012 : 2:22 p.m.

Cheesy, Cheesy, Cheesy!


Tue, Feb 14, 2012 : 3:40 p.m.

No. It's Funny, Funny, Funny! Get Denard in the video. Ann Arbor, U of M Football, and Pat Stansik will be famous!