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Michigan to pay Hawaii largest amount in team history for 2022 game

It does pay to play the Michigan Wolverines!

Michigan Football and the University of Hawaii are scheduled to butt heads in 2022, and the Wolverines will be paying $1.9 million to UH to do so. According to a Freedom of Information Act request, the guaranteed amount is the single biggest in Michigan history.

But that isn’t the only major cash Michigan is shelling out. They’ll also be paying $1.8 million each to Arkansas State University and Colorado State University for games in 2020 and 2022, as well as another $1.8 million for to East Carolina for a 2023 game at The Big House.

If either team backs out of the agreement, it must pay the other school a whopping $1.9 million cancellation fee.

The game is scheduled for September 10, 2022.

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Michael Whitaker
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