About the Author
Jim Brandstatter played three varsity seasons as an offensive tackle for Michigan, which resulted in two Big Ten championships and two Rose Bowl appearances. He graduated in 1972 and started a career in radio and television broadcasting. In 1980 he was named co-host of Michigan Replay, the Wolverines coach's show, where he was reunited with former coach Bo Schembechler. Later in the decade he began work as a color analyst on the statewide Michigan football radio network broadcasts, which he continues doing today. He is also in his 26th year as the host of Michigan Replay. Brandstatter is married to WXYZ-TV news anchor Robbie Timmons and they spend their free time at their home in Commerce Township.