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'Full circle moment': Family shares connection to MSU, UM rivalry

It was an eerily lonely fall night in the maternity ward at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. Soon-to-be parents Jeff Zydeck and his wife Royal Zydeck arrived at the hospital shortly after noon and were eager to meet their first child on October 9, 1999. Both Big Ten ranked and undefeated teams versed each other to ultimately end in MSU defeating U of M: exactly something that happened 22 years ago when Grant was born.