If you’re wanting a behind-the-scenes look at an elite college football program, Amazon Prime has just the series for you this winter.
Tuesday, Michigan announced that Big Ten Network, The Montag Group and Amazon have partnered to create a documentary series that will highlight the Wolverines’ 2017 season. The program will be released in January 2018.
Both head coach Jim Harbaugh and athletic director Warde Manuel made issued statements on the news. The comments come via MGoBlue.com:
We are proud to partner with Amazon Prime Video in documenting our University of Michigan student-athletes’ daily experiences and the lifelong lessons learned both on the football field and in the classroom. We welcome judgment! We embrace this opportunity to showcase our 2017 University of Michigan football team to a vast audience around the world.
— Jim Harbaugh
“We think documenting this season will reveal that our university and football program are unique environments that equip our student-athletes for success in both academics and athletics. We are excited to work with great partners and to break new ground as the first collegiate program to participate in this digital space.
— Warde Manuel
The series is scheduled to air eight episodes and will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at every aspect of Michigan football, ranging from classroom and academics to practices and training regiments as well as game days at Michigan Stadium and opposing venues.
This series will give fans a much more in-depth look at the every day life of Michigan’s student-athletes.