From the “you’ve got to be just a little crazy file,” the University of Minnesota sports department has uploaded this video from Saturday’s pregame ceremonies, and a helmet-cam view of parachutists who dropped in on the Gophers’ football stadium.
From high above you can get a good shot at the empty student section.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was vice president of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Company. Previously, he was an editor at the RKO Radio network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He is the founder of the MPR News’ website.