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I have left out the high school and semi-pro games on this list. What is included are NFL, CFL, USFL, Arena, af2, NIFL, NWFA, WFA, UIF, AIFL, GLIFL/CIFL, IFL, WFA, UIFL and College football games. Prior to 2000, I have just listed some of the major events attended.

2017

January 2 - (College) Western Michigan Broncos vs. Wisconsin Badgers, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, Texas

March 5 - Visited a roadside historical marker dedicated to the NFL Oorang Indians team, LaRue, Ohio

April 16 - (Arena) Baltimore Brigade at Cleveland Gladiators

April 28 - Visited the Grave of Walter Lingo, owner of the NFL Oorang Indians from 1922-1924, LaRue, Ohio

April 28 - (Arena) Washington Valor at Cleveland Gladiators

May 24 - Attended a Detroit Lions Charity Basketball game in Battle Creek, Michigan vs. Wayne Fitch FOP Lodge

    Upcoming

June 24 - (Arena) Philadelphia Soul at Cleveland Gladiators

July 15 - (CFL) British Columbia Lions at Hamilton Tiger-Cats

August 19 - (CFL) Montreal Alouettes at Toronto Argonauts

2016

April 9 - (Arena) Tampa Bay Storm at Cleveland Gladiators

April 16 - (College) Western Michigan University Spring Football Game

May 7 - (AIF) Cincinnati Bulldogs at West Michigan Ironmen (Ironmen win 107-0)

May 25 - Attended a Detroit Lions Charity Basketball game in Battle Creek, Michigan vs. Wayne Fitch FOP Lodge

July 8-10 - Professional Football Researchers Association Meeting at Lambeau Field in Green Bay

July 8 - Visited the Grave of Curly Lambeau in Green Bay, WS

July 10 - Visited City Stadium in Green Bay, the home of the Packers prior to Lambeau Field

September 10 - (College) North Carolina Central Eagles at Western Michigan Broncos

September 24 - (College) Georgia Southern Eagles at Western Michigan Broncos

October 8 - (College) Northern Illinois Huskies at Western Michigan Broncos

October 16 - (NFL) Los Angeles Rams at Detroit Lions

December 2 - (College) Western Michigan Broncos vs. Ohio Bobcats, MAC Championship Game, Ford Field, Detroit

December 30 - Visited the Graves of Tom Landry and Lamar Hunt, Dallas Texas

2015

April 7 - Visited the Grave of Charles Follis in Wooster, OH

April 8 - Visited the Grave of Glenn "Pop" Warner in Springville, NY

April 10 - Visited the Graves of Six Marshall Football Players in Huntington, WV

April 10 - Visited the Stadium of the NFL Portsmouth Spartans in Portsmouth, OH

April 11 - Visited the Cradle of Coaches Plaza at the University of Miami (Ohio)

April 11 - Visited the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio (12th visit since 1984)

April 11 - (Arena) Arizona Rattlers at Cleveland Gladiators

April 18 - (College) Western Michigan University Brown and Gold Spring Football Game, Waldo Stadium, Kalamazoo, Michigan

May 9 - (Arena) Jacksonville Sharks at Cleveland Gladiators

May 13 - Attended a Detroit Lions Charity Basketball game in Battle Creek, Michigan vs. Wayne Fitch FOP Lodge

August 8 - (Arena) Philadelphia Soul at Cleveland Gladiators

September 4 - (College) Michigan State Spartans at Western Michigan Broncos

September 19 - (College) Murray State Racers (FCS) at Western Michigan Broncos

October 10 - (College) Central Michigan Chippewas at Western Michigan Broncos

2014

April 5 - Visited the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio

April 9 - Visited the Graves of Bo Schembechler, Fielding Yost, Bob Ufer and Peter Elliott in Ann Arbor, Michigan

April 19 - (College) Western Michigan University Brown and Gold Spring Football Game, Waldo Stadium, Kalamazoo, Michigan

May 10 - Visited the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio

May 10 - (Arena) Los Angeles KISS at Cleveland Gladiators. (Gladiators improve to 7-0 in the season)

May 13 - Attended a Detroit Lions Charity Basketball game in Battle Creek, Michigan vs. Wayne Fitch FOP Lodge

June 6-8 - Attend the Pro Football Researchers Association Bi-Annual Meeting in Cleveland, Ohio.

June 6 - Toured the Cleveland Browns' Practice Facility in Berea, Ohio.

June 7 - Toured Cleveland Browns' First Energy Stadium.

June 7 - (Arena) Iowa Barnstormers at Cleveland Gladiators

June 8 - Visited the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Also toured the HOF Research Center

July 1 - Visited the Grave of John Heisman in Rhinelander, Wisconsin

July 2 - Visited the Bronko Nagurski Museum and Grave in International Falls, Minnesota

July 5 - (Arena) Portland Thunder at Cleveland Gladiators

August 2 - (Arena) Philadelphia Soul at Cleveland Gladiators (Playoff game)

August 22 - Attended the ArenaBowl XXVII Media Day in Cleveland

August 23 - (Arena) ArenaBowl XXVII - Arizona Rattlers at Cleveland Gladiators

September 13 - (College) Ohio Dominican at Grand Valley State Lakers (Division II)

September 20 - (College) Utah Utes at Michigan Wolverines

2013

April 5 - Visited the Grave of Walter Camp in New Haven, Connecticut. Also saw the Yale Bowl

April 6 - Visited the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio

April 6 - (Arena) Jacksonville Sharks at Cleveland Gladiators

May 15 - Attended a Detroit Lions Charity Basketball game in Battle Creek, MI vs. Wayne Fitch FOP Lodge

May 18 - (Arena) San Antonio Talons at Cleveland Gladiators

June 1 - (WFA) Indy Crash at West Michigan Mayhem

July 5 - Visited the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio

August 31 - (College) Campbell Fighting Camels at University of North Carolina-Charlotte 49ers

September 28 - (College) Kent State Golden Flashes at Western Michigan Broncos

October 12 - (College) Buffalo Bulls at Western Michigan Broncos (I have now seen every team in the Mid-American Conference in person)

November 12 - Visited the Grave of Ulysses "Crazy Legs" Curtis in Albion, Michigan

2012

May 16 - Attended a Detroit Lions Charity Basketball game in Battle Creek, MI vs. Wayne Fitch FOP Lodge

May 27 - (Arena) Philadelphia Soul at Cleveland Gladiators

June 8 - Visited the Grave of Vince Lombardi in Middletown, NJ

June 8-9 - Attended the Pro Football Researchers Association Bi-Annual Meeting, NFL Films Studios, Mt. Laurel, NJ

June 16 - (WFA) Chicago Force at West Michigan Mayhem

July 3 - Ate at Roger Brown's Restaurant & Sports Bar, Portsmouth, VA (Former Detroit Lions and L.A. Rams player)

July 14 - (CFL) Toronto Argonauts at Hamilton Tiger-Cats (Click here for game highlights on YouTube)

July 21 - Visited the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, IN

August 25 - (High School) Galesburg-Augusta Rams vs. Kalamazoo Christian Comets at WMU's Waldo Stadium

August 25 - (High School) Maple Valley Lions vs. Olivet Eagles at WMU's Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo, MI

September 8 - (College) Air Force Fighting Falcons at Michigan Wolverines

September 22 - (College) University of Connecticut Huskies at Western Michigan Broncos

October 6 - (College) University of Massachusetts Minutemen at Western Michigan Broncos

October 26 - (High School) Waldron Spartans at Battle Creek St. Phillips Tigers (8-Man, Playoff game)

December 29 - Visited the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, IN (The day before it closed forever)

2011

February 18 - (UIFL) Eastern Kentucky Drillers at Saginaw Sting (First ever UIFL game)

March 19 - (CIFL) Dayton Silverbacks at Port Huron Predators

April 3 - Visited the NCAA Hall of Champions in Indianapolis, IN

April 4 - Visited the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, IN

April 16 - (College) Western Michigan University Spring Game

May 7 - (WFA) St. Louis Slam at West Michigan Mayhem

May 18 - Attended a Detroit Lions Charity Basketball game in Battle Creek, MI vs. Calhoun County FOP

June 6 - Attended "Football Night in Kalamazoo." Took a behind the scenes tour at Waldo Stadium

July 2 - (Arena) Cleveland Gladiators at Milwaukee Mustangs

July 16 - College Football Hall of Fame Fan Fest, South Bend, IN  - Visited the Grave of Knute Rockne (2nd time)

July 31 - (Arena) Georgia Force at Cleveland Gladiators (Playoff Game)

August 26 - (High School) Galesburg-Augusta Rams vs. Olivet Eagles at WMU's Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo, MI

August 26 - (High School) Maple Valley Lions vs. Constantine Falcons at WMU's Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo, MI

September 2 - (CFL) British Columbia Lions at Toronto Argonauts (Click here for game highlights on YouTube)

October 8 - (College) Bowling Green Falcons at Western Michigan Broncos

October 28 - (High School) Tekonsha Indians at Litchfield Terriers (8-Man, Playoff game)

October 30 - Attended a Cleveland Gladiators' Open Player Tryout in Grand Rapids

November 4 - (High School) Pittsford Wildcats at Climax-Scotts Panthers (Playoff game)

November 5 - (High School) Schoolcraft Eagles at Constantine Falcons (Playoff game)

November 25 - (College) Akron Zips at Western Michigan Broncos

December 27 - (College) Little Caesars Pizza Bowl, Ford Field, Detroit, Western Michigan (MAC) vs. Purdue (Big 10)

2010

February 26 - (IFL) Maryland Maniacs at West Michigan ThunderHawks (First ever ThunderHawks game)

March 27 - Visited the Grave of Jim Thorpe in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

March 28 - Visited the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio (Sixth time)

May 9 - (CIFL) Miami Valley Silverbacks at Fort Wayne Firehawks (Mother's Day)

July 17 - (Arena) Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz at Cleveland Gladiators

July 19 - Toured the Wilson Football Factory in Ada, Ohio

August 10 - Attended the Detroit Lions Training Camp in Allen Park, Michigan

August 14 - (CFL) Montreal Alouettes at Toronto Argonauts (Click here for game highlights on YouTube)

August 27 - (High School) Galesburg-Augusta Rams vs. Olivet Eagles at WMU's Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo, MI

August 27 - (High School) Maple Valley Lions vs. Constantine Falcons at WMU's Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo, MI

September 19 - (NFL) Philadelphia Eagles at Detroit Lions

November 2 - Had my picture taken next to the statue of Pat Tillman at the Arizona Cardinals stadium in Glendale, AZ

November 7 - (NFL) New York Jets at Detroit Lions

2009

March 13 - (IFL) Saginaw Sting at Muskegon Thunder (First ever game in the new IFL)

March 21 - (CIFL) Marion Mayhem at Fort Wayne Freedom

March 27 - (af2) Iowa Barnstormers at Milwaukee Iron

March 28 - (CIFL) Wisconsin Wolfpack at Milwaukee Bonecrushers

April 10 - (IFL) Muskegon Thunder at Saginaw Sting

April 18 - (CIFL) Chicago Slaughter at Fort Wayne Freedom

May 1 - (CIFL) Rock River Raptors at Fort Wayne Freedom

May 2 - Saw the Superior Dome college football stadium at Div II Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan

May 3 - Visited the Grave of George Gipp in Calumet, Michigan

May 9 - (WFA) Toledo Reign at West Michigan Mayhem

May 23 - (IFL) Sioux Falls Storm at Muskegon Thunder

May 29 - (CIFL) Wheeling Wildcats at Fort Wayne Freedom

June 6 - (IFL) RiverCity Rage at Muskegon Thunder

June 20 - (af2) Corpus Christi Sharks at Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz

June 27 - (CIFL) Fort Wayne Freedom at Chicago Slaughter (CIFL Championship game)

July 11 - (WFA) Columbus Comets at West Michigan Mayhem (Playoff)

July 24 - (af2) Albany Firebirds at Milwaukee Iron

July 25 - (WFA) Philadelphia Liberty Belles at West Michigan Mayhem (Playoff)

August 8 - Visited the Canadian Football Hall of Fame (Third time) 

August 8 - (CFL) Edmonton Eskimos at Hamilton Tiger-Cats (Click here for game highlights on YouTube)

September 5 - (College) Army Black Knights at Eastern Michigan Eagles

September 20 - (NFL) Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions

September 26 - (College) Hofstra Pride (Div I-AA) at Western Michigan Broncos (MAC)

November 24 - (College) Ball State Cardinals at Western Michigan Broncos (Tuesday Night game on ESPN2)

November 26 - (NFL) Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions (Thanksgiving Day)

December 26 - (College) Little Caesars Pizza Bowl in Detroit - Marshall (C-USA) vs. Ohio (MAC)

2008

January 26 - Attended the Team Michigan inaugural player draft of the All American Football League in Ypsilanti, MI

February 12 - (Arena) Cleveland Gladiators at Grand Rapids Rampage (Scrimmage)

February 23 - (CIFL) Saginaw Sting at Kalamazoo Xplosion (Scrimmage)

March 10 - (Arena) San Jose SaberCats at Grand Rapids Rampage

March 14 - (CIFL) Rock River Raptors at Kalamazoo Xplosion

March 21 - (CIFL) Flint Phantoms at Kalamazoo Xplosion

March 27 - (CIFL) Kalamazoo Xplosion at Fort Wayne Freedom

March 30 - (Arena) Los Angeles Avengers at Grand Rapids Rampage

April 4 - (CIFL) Kalamazoo Xplosion at Muskegon Thunder

April 11 - (CIFL) Chicago Slaughter at Kalamazoo Xplosion

April 13 - (Arena) Orlando Predators at Grand Rapids Rampage

April 25 - (Arena) Kansas City Brigade at Grand Rapids Rampage

May 3 - (CIFL) Muskegon Thunder at Kalamazoo Xplosion

May 10 - (CIFL) Saginaw Sting at Fort Wayne Freedom

May 16 - (Arena) Tampa Bay Storm at Grand Rapids Rampage

May 24 - (CIFL) Muskegon Thunder at Fort Wayne Freedom

May 31 - (CIFL) Miami Valley Silverbacks at Kalamazoo Xplosion

June 1 - (Arena) Utah Blaze at Grand Rapids Rampage

June 7 - (CIFL) Fort Wayne Freedom at Kalamazoo Xplosion

June 14 - (CIFL) Muskegon Thunder at Kalamazoo Xplosion (Playoff game)

June 21 - (CIFL) Rock River Raptors at Kalamazoo Xplosion (Playoff game) (Click here for game highlights on YouTube)

June 23 - (CIFL) Lehigh Valley Outlawz at Saginaw Sting (Playoff game)

June 29 - (CIFL) Saginaw Sting at Kalamazoo Xplosion (CIFL Championship game)

July 19 - Attended the College Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement FanFest in South Bend, IN

September 6 - (College) Toronto Varsity Blues at Windsor Lancers in Windsor, Ontario (CIS)

October 4 - (College) Ohio Bobcats at Western Michigan Broncos (Division I-A)

October 11 - (College) Olivet Comets at Kalamazoo Hornets (Division III)

October 26 - (NFL) Washington Redskins at Detroit Lions

November 8 - (College) Western Michigan Broncos (MAC) vs. Illinois Fighting Illini (Big Ten) at Ford Field in Detroit

December 14 - (NFL) Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts

2007

March 8 - (Arena) Las Vegas Gladiators at Grand Rapids Rampage

March 15 - (Arena) Philadelphia Soul at Grand Rapids Rampage

March 16 - (af2) Mahoning Valley Thunder at Fort Wayne Fusion (Scrimmage)

March 31 - (af2) Green Bay Blizzard at Fort Wayne Fusion

April 14 - (CIFL) Chicago Slaughter at Kalamazoo Xplosion

April 15 - (af2) Spokane Shock at Fort Wayne Fusion

April 21 - (Arena) Chicago Rush at Grand Rapids Rampage

April 28 - (af2) Albany Conquest at Fort Wayne Fusion

May 5 - (CIFL) Muskegon Thunder at Kalamazoo Xplosion

May 11 - (af2) Louisville Fire at Fort Wayne Fusion

May 19 - (NWFA) Fort Wayne Flash at West Michigan Mayhem

May 26 - (CIFL) Summit County Rumble at Kalamazoo Xplosion

June 2 - (Arena) Kansas City Brigade at Grand Rapids Rampage

June 8 - (CIFL) Kalamazoo Xplosion at Port Huron Pirates

June 16 - (CIFL) Kalamazoo Xplosion at Muskegon Thunder

June 30 - (af2) Cincinnati Jungle Kats at Fort Wayne Fusion

July 2 - Visited the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton Ohio (Fifth time)

July 7- (CIFL) Chicago Slaughter at Kalamazoo Xplosion (Playoff game)

July 13 - (CIFL) Kalamazoo Xplosion at Michigan Pirates in Flint, Michigan (Playoff game)

August 3 - Visited the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in Hamilton, Ontario (Second time)

August 3 - (CFL) Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Hamilton Tiger-Cats (Click here for game highlights on Youtube)

September 8 - (College) Indiana Hoosiers (Big 10) at Western Michigan Broncos (MAC)

September 13 - Attended tryouts of the All American Football League at Ford Field in Detroit

September 22 - (College) Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (Div I-AA) at Western Michigan Broncos (MAC)

November 10 - (College) Kalamazoo College Hornets at Olivet College Comets (Div III)

December 26 - (College) Motor City Bowl - Purdue Boilermakers (Big 10) vs. Central Michigan Chippewas (MAC)

2006

February 3 – (Arena) Tampa Bay Storm at Grand Rapids Rampage 

February 12 – (Arena) Los Angeles Avengers at Grand Rapids Rampage

February 19 – (Arena) San Jose SaberCats at Grand Rapids Rampage 

March 16 – (Arena) Utah Blaze at Grand Rapids Rampage 

March 25 – (UIF) Sioux City Bandits at Fort Wayne Freedom

April 7 – (GLIFL) Port Huron Pirates at Battle Creek Crunch

April 8 – (Arena) Colorado Crush at Grand Rapids Rampage

April 13 – (GLIFL) Marion Mayhem at Battle Creek Crunch

April 23 – (Arena) Arizona Rattlers at Grand Rapids Rampage

April 29 – (Arena) Nashville Kats at Grand Rapids Rampage

May 13 – (Arena) Chicago Rush at Grand Rapids Rampage 

May 14 – (GLIFL) Rochester Raiders at Battle Creek Crunch

May 27 - (NWFA) Milwaukee Momentum at West Michigan Mayhem 

June 3 – (GLIFL)  NY/NJ Revolution at Battle Creek Crunch

June 10 – (GLIFL) Lehigh Valley Outlawz at Battle Creek Crunch

June 17 – (GLIFL) Battle Creek Crunch at Port Huron Pirates

June 24 – (GLIFL) NY/NJ Revolution at Battle Creek Crunch

July 1 – (NWFA Playoffs) Columbus Comets at West Michigan Mayhem

July 8 – (GLIFL Playoffs)  Battle Creek Crunch at Port Huron Pirates

July 22 - (af2) Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers at Quad City Steamwheelers

July 29 - Visited the Grave of Knute Rockne in South Bend, IN

August 11 - (NFL Preseason) Denver Broncos at Detroit Lions

September 9  - (College) Toledo Rockets at Western Michigan Broncos 

September 23 - (College) Temple Owls at Western Michigan Broncos

October 14 - (College) Northern Illinois Huskies at Western Michigan Broncos

November 11 - (College) Navy Midshipmen vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles at Ford Field in Detroit

November 17 - Took a tour of Ford Field in Detroit (second time)

December 26 - (College) Motor City Bowl in Detroit, Central Michigan Chippewas vs. Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders

2005

January 28 - (Arena) Arizona Rattlers at Grand Rapids Rampage 

February 19 - (Arena) Austin Wranglers at Grand Rapids Rampage 

February 27 - (Arena) Columbus Destroyers at Grand Rapids Rampage

March 13 - (Arena) Chicago Rush at Grand Rampage Rampage

April 3 - (Arena) Nashville Kats at Grand Rapids Rampage 

April 9 - (College) Western Michigan University Spring Game

April 23  - (Arena) New Orleans VooDoo at Grand Rapids Rampage 

April 30  - (Arena) Colorado Crush at Grand Rapids Rampage 

May 15  - (Arena) Grand Rapids Rampage at Chicago Rush 

May 21  - (Arena) Los Angeles Avengers at Grand Rapids Rampage 

May 28 - (UIF) Tupelo Fireants at Fort Wayne Freedom

June 11 - Visited the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH (4th time)

June 11 - (AIFL) Johnstown Riverhawks at Canton Legends

June 12  - Drove through Ada, Ohio and saw the Wilson Football Factory (It was closed)

June 25 - (NWFA) Columbus Comets at Southwest Michigan Jaguars

July 9 - (CFL ) Saskatchewan Roughriders at Toronto Argonauts

August 29 - (NFL Preseason) St. Louis Rams at Detroit Lions

September 10 - (College) Hawaii Warriors at Michigan State Spartans

September 17 - (College) Eastern Michigan Eagles at Michigan Wolverines

October 9 - (NFL ) Baltimore Ravens at Detroit Lions

October 22 - (College) Miami (Ohio) Redhawks at Eastern Michigan Eagles

November 12 - (College) Central Michigan Chippewas at Western Michigan Broncos

December 26 - (College) Motor City Bowl at Ford Field in Detroit - Akron Zips vs. Memphis Tigers

2004

February 14 - (Arena) Colorado Crush at Grand Rapids Rampage

February 22 - (Arena) Las Vegas Gladiators at Grand Rapids Rampage

March 14 - (Arena) Los Angeles Avengers at Grand Rapids Rampage

April 4 - (Arena) Arizona Rattlers at Grand Rapids Rampage

April 10 - (Arena) Grand Rapids Rampage at Detroit Fury at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hill, MI

April 17 - (Arena) Indiana Firebirds at Grand Rapids Rampage

May 1 - (Arena) Austin Wranglers at Grand Rapids Rampage

May 8 - (Arena) Chicago Rush at Grand Rapids Rampage

May 29 - (Arena) Detroit Fury at Grand Rapids Rampage

May 30 - Visited the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana

July 16 - Visited the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in Green Bay, Wisconsin

July 17 - (af2) San Diego Riptide at Green Bay Blizzard in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Also, took a tour of Lambeau Field

August 25 - Visited the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (First time)

September 19 - (NFL) Houston Texans at Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan

2003

February 16 - (Arena) New York Dragons at Grand Rapids Rampage

February 23 - (Arena) Tampa Bay Storm at Grand Rapids Rampage

February 28 - (Arena) Carolina Cobras at Grand Rapids Rampage

March 7 - (Arena) Detroit Fury at Arizona Rattlers at America West Arena in Phoenix, AZ

March 29 - (Arena) Chicago Rush at Grand Rapids Rampage

April 1 - Took a stadium tour of Ford Field in Detroit

April 13 - (Arena) Las Vegas Gladiators at Grand Rapids Rampage

April 19 - (Arena) Arizona Rattlers at Grand Rapids Rampage

May 11 - (Arena) Indiana Firebirds at Grand Rapids Rampage (Mother's Day)

May 18 - (Arena) Dallas Desperados at Grand Rapids Rampage

May 24 - (af2) Quad City Steamwheelers at Louisville Fire at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Kentucky

June 6 - (NIFL) Tennessee Riverhawks at Fort Wayne Freedom at War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, IN

June 7 - (NWFA) Cleveland Fusion at Southwest Michigan Jaguars (Women's Football) at Otsego High School in Otsego, MI

July 4 - Got an autograph from a cheerleader of the af2 Cincinnati Swarm in Cincinnati, OH

July 12 - Saw the Science of Football traveling exhibit at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum

August 21 - Attended the press conference in Grand Rapids announcing Bob Cortese at the new head coach of the Grand Rapids Rampage Arena team

August 23 - (NFL Preseason) Cleveland Brown at Detroit Lions (2nd Annual Great Lakes Classic)

September 23 - Participated in a conference call with Ron Jaworski, Jon Bon Jovi and AFL Commissioner David Baker concerning the new Philadelphia Soul Arena team

September 26 - Got Anthony Carter's autograph on a USFL Michigan Panthers mini helmet at Scott's Cards and Collectables in Kalamazoo, MI

November 8 - (College) Ball State Cardinals at Western Michigan Broncos, Waldo Stadium, Kalamazoo, MI

December 7 - (NFL) San Diego Chargers at Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit

 2002

April 6 - (Arena Preseason) Toronto Phantoms at Grand Rapids Rampage 

April 20 - (Arena) Detroit Fury at Grand Rapids Rampage

April 27 - (Arena) Indiana Firebirds at Grand Rapids Rampage

May 11 - (Arena) Orlando Predators at Grand Rapids Rampage

June 15 - (Arena) Los Angeles Avengers at Grand Rapids Rampage

June 23 - (Arena) Georgia Force at Grand Rapids Rampage

June 29 - (NWFL) Detroit Danger at Southwest Michigan Jaguars (Women's Football) at Plainwell High School, Plainwell, MI

July 6 - (Arena) Chicago Rush at Grand Rapids Rampage

July 19 - (Arena) Grand Rapids Rampage at Detroit Fury at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, MI

July 28 - (Arena Playoffs) Carolina Cobras at Grand Rapids Rampage

August 24 - (NFL Preseason) Pittsburgh Steelers at Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit (First game ever played at Ford Field)

September 15 - (NFL game) Detroit Lions at Carolina Panthers at Ericksson Stadium in Charlotte, NC

 2001

March 30 - (Arena) Nashville Kats at Grand Rapids Rampage

April 28 - (Arena) Milwaukee Mustangs at Grand Rapids Rampage

May 11 - (Arena) Carolina Cobras at Grand Rapids Rampage

May 27 - (Arena) Tampa Bay Storm at Grand Rapids Rampage

June 2 - (Arena) Detroit Fury at Grand Rapids Rampage

June 23 - (Arena) Indiana Firebirds at Grand Rapids Rampage

July 7 - (Arena) Chicago Rush at Grand Rapids Rampage

August 5 - (Arena Playoffs) Chicago Rush at Grand Rapids Rampage

August 10 - (NFL Preseason) Cincinnati Bengals at Detroit Lions at the Silverdome

August 12 - (Arena Playoffs) Indiana Firebirds at Grand Rapids Rampage

August 19 - (Arena Bowl XV) Nashville Kats at Grand Rapids Rampage

October 21 - (NFL) Tennessee Titans at Detroit Lions at the Silverdome

2000

June 24 - (Arena) Tampa Bay Storm at Grand Rapids Rampage at the Van Andel Arena (My first Arena game)

July 15 - (Arena) Houston Thunderbears at Grand Rapids Rampage

August 12 - (NFL Preseason) Buffalo Bills at Detroit Lions at the Silverdome  

August 19 - Visited the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH (3rd time)

Other Games/Events of Note

November 20, 1999 - (College) Boston College at Notre Dame in South Bend, IN  

November 29, 1997 - Michigan High School Football Class CC State Finals at the Silverdome, Pontiac, MI

July 5, 1996 - Visited the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH (2nd time)

August 25, 1994 - (CFL) Calgary Stampeders at Toronto Argonauts at the Skydome in Toronto  

June 15, 1994 - Watched the CFL's Las Vegas Posse practice in Las Vegas

November 26, 1992 - (NFL) Houston Oilers at Detroit Lions (2nd Thanksgiving game)

November 26, 1987 - (NFL) Kansas City Chiefs at Detroit Lions (My 1st Thanksgiving game)

March 30, 1985 - (USFL) New Jersey Generals at Arizona Outlaws in Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, AZ  

July 22, 1984 - My first trip to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio

March 18, 1984 - (USFL) Arizona Wranglers at Michigan Panthers at the Silverdome, Pontiac, MI

April 17, 1983 - (USFL) Chicago Blitz at Michigan Panthers at the Silverdome, Pontiac, MI

November 16, 1975 - (NFL) Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions at the Silverdome, Pontiac, MI (My 1st NFL game)