A special mention must be made of the drive from the Grand Rapids Airport to Mount Pleasant, Michigan. First, you know that you are in the middle of nowhere when you have a 2 hour drive from a regional airport to your destination. This is not necessarily bad in and of itself, just that you really are nowhere.
Date: August 17, 2015 | “This years schedule has a decidedly Midwest feel to it. It was not by design, it is just how the schedule worked out this year. We are very excited for the schedule and can not wait for September 3”
If the game in Austin was the kickoff to the quest and the game targeted from the beginning, game #2 (really #3) at Northern Illinois was the game that made the quest real. No matter what the temp was it felt much colder and wet as it was very foggy.