For the second straight year, Northwestern will have a sports media alum as its Homecoming grand marshal. ESPN's Mike Greenberg announced on his radio show "Mike and Mike in the Morning" that he would be will be this year's grand marshal, a year after ESPN's J.A. Adande held that honor.
Greenberg was an honorary captain for the Syracuse game and got NU some good publicity on College Gameday thanks to his presence. The Wildcats will get even more of it for the Homecoming game, which is a primetime kickoff against Ohio State. Mike and Mike in the Morning will also broadcast live from NU on October 4.