Kate Upton is a Michigan Fan

By Ty Duffy

It seems there’s some latent smugness and an appreciation of pro-style offense beneath that veneer of perky blondedom. Here’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Kate Upton discussing her status as a fan of THE University of Michigan with Detroit radio station 97.1 The Ticket. Attractive woman? Check. Sports connection? Check.

The 2012 SI swimsuit issue comes out on Feb 14 (nice timing). Guessing my calls for the long overdue SI Scribe/Model photo shoot again went unheeded. Deitsch in body paint by 2013. Make it happen.

[Video via 971theticket, Photos via Getty]