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Chase Winovich, Michigan add orange to bowl colors for cancer research

Like most football teams, Michigan has a regular routine of walkthroughs and meetings on the night before a game. To get ready for Monday’s Outback Bowl, the Wolverines added one extra item to the itinerary, a gathering that included two professional hair stylists and several boxes of orange dye.

Senior defensive end Chase Winovich and several of his teammates gathered in the hotel suite of defensive coordinator Don Brown Sunday evening to make good on a promise Winovich first made two weeks earlier. They will take the field against South Carolina Monday afternoon with long hair, dreadlocks and bushy mustaches colored bright orange as part of a pledge to raise money and awareness for pediatric brain cancer research.