Michigan Football to Host Signing of the Stars Event on Feb. 3

Jan. 22, 2016

Signing of the Stars

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The University of Michigan Athletic Department in partnership with The Players' Tribune and Carhartt will hold a unique and special event, "Signing of the Stars," at Hill Auditorium on Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Michigan's J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Head Football Coach Jim Harbaugh and a celebrity cast will introduce the student-athletes who sign National Letters of Intent to attend the University of Michigan and play football for the Wolverines starting this fall.

The event will serve as Michigan's official announcement for all signees, making it a must-see experience for college football fans, while also being supported from a diverse group of sports figures, artists and celebrities. While tickets to the innovative event are limited, it will be live-streamed on The Players' Tribune website.

The National Signing Day event also serves as an opportunity to raise awareness and funds for the Chad Tough Foundation. Michigan is encouraging donations to the foundation in lieu of charging for tickets to the invitation-only event.

Michigan's mid-year football enrollees will participate and be featured throughout the event

The Michigan Athletic Department will provide additional coverage of National Signing Day on its many digital platforms throughout the day. More information is available at MGoBlue.com/go/signingday.

The Players' Tribune provides athletes with a platform to connect directly with their fans, in their own words. Founded by Derek Jeter, The Players' Tribune publishes first-person stories from athletes, providing unique insight into the daily sports conversation. Through impactful and powerful long and short form stories, video series and podcasts, The Players' Tribune brings fans closer than ever to the games they love.

Celebrity Cast

The list of sports figures, artists and celebrities who will be at "Signing of the Stars" will be unveiled in the days leading up to the event. Follow @umichfootball and @umichathletics on Twitter for announcements, and check back for the complete list below.

• Randy Sklar (Michigan alum/comedian) Twitter logo
• Tom Brady (football alum/NFL quarterback)
• Derek Jeter (former MLB shortstop)
• Jim Leyland (former MLB manager)
• Migos (musicians) Twitter logo
• Mayer Hawthorne (musician) Twitter logo
• Ric Flair (pro wrestling hall of famer) Twitter logo
• Derek Holland (MLB pitcher) Twitter logo
• Mike Shanahan (former NFL head coach)
• Denard Robinson (football alum/NFL running back) Twitter logo
• Jon Jansen (football alum/analyst) Twitter logo
• Brad Keselowski (NASCAR driver) Twitter logo
• Lou Holtz (football analyst) Twitter logo
• Jack Kennedy (football alum/musician) Twitter logo
• Desmond Howard (football alum/analyst) Twitter logo
• Todd McShay (football analyst) Twitter logo
• Jessica Szohr (actress) Twitter logo
• Josh Gracin (musician) Twitter logo


Signing of the Stars Live Stream
Michigan Football Signing Day Central
"Our Michigan" on The Players' Tribune

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