A very important ceremony took place on Wednesday inside the trainer's room at Michigan's Schembechler Hall where a blonde guy got held out as the rightful king -- as in the "Circle of Life" scene from Disney's "The Lion King."

Yup, we're just over here killin' time 66 days until kickoff. #GoBlue (via John O'Korn on Twitter)

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Quarterback John O'Korn plays the bird (I believe Zuzu) while 6-foot-5, 305-pound lineman Kyle Kalis takes the role of Rafiki.

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You're on your own for "why" but it's pretty funny. Also, who is this young king? An assistant trainer? Some innocent high school kid taking summer classes?