Joe & Vance Bolyard Honor Dennis Franks at Michigan

When you leave a legendary legacy of love & positivity like Dennis Franks, your actions and impact on others reverberates throughout time – inspiring new generations to follow in your footsteps. In essence, legends like Dennis become timeless and eternal. We never stop looking up to our heroes, even if they aren’t physically with us anymore – and right now I’ve got a special story to share with you regarding Dennis Franks and the next generation he’s inspired. 

Joe Bolyard and his son Vance are taking a visit to Ann Arbor to experience the University of Michigan. As a highly sought-after college football prospect, Vance’s visit to a powerhouse program like Michigan is obviously an extremely exciting time for him and the entire Bolyard family. But this trip is extra special – because this is where Dennis Franks played college football.

Vance and Joe had the opportunity to experience everything Michigan Football has to offer, and in the process, they honored and remembered Dennis Franks at every opportunity. This experience is obviously a huge moment in their lives, and to take the time to remember Dennis Franks during this once in a lifetime experience speaks volumes about Vance’s character, and the unforgettable impact Dennis left on all of us. Number 53 will never be forgotten! 

We will love and support Vance no matter where he chooses to play football, but I must say – he looks great in that Michigan 53. I think Dennis would agree!!! Good luck, Vance, and thank you so much for sharing this heartwarming experience with us! 

Keep Growing!

-JR Ridinger 



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