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UNLIKELY CHAMPIONS - The 1975 football team made the ultimate comeback after losing every single game the year before. The documentary Put Your Hand On The Line captures their story and the hardships they encountered to win the title of National Champions.

Documentary captures historic moment for ’75 football team

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor October 7, 2021

In 2015, NMU’s 1975 football team gathered for their 40th reunion and reminisced on the days when they surprised everyone, including themselves, when they clinched the title of 1975 NCAA Division II...

FAMILIAR TERRITORY—Jake Witt mightve played basketball at Michigan Tech, but he has experience in the Superior Dome with this catch in the 2018 U.P. High School Football All-Star Game. Witt looks to provide more where that came from by joining the Wildcats football team. Photo courtesy of Jake Witt.

Former U.P. standout Witt takes field for NMU Football

Travis Nelson October 20, 2020

Jake Witt was born and raised in the U.P., and has made quite the transition from playing basketball at Michigan Tech to playing football at NMU. The 6’7” tight end was a standout in high school...

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