Victory looked like this on Saturday:
Or, if you prefer something more cinematic and infinitely more dorky (and, to be honest, I sort of do), I suggest this rendering of Michigan as the Empire striking back.
You know what else victory looks like? This sort of lunacy on ND Nation, home to what can only be described as "a bunch of babies":
Your opinions about the game on Saturday are, with some exceptions, really not relevant to anyone here. If we want your opinions, we'll go to your boards.
However, when the message board zealots start posting stuff like this, that respect is hard to salvage amidst the countervailing emotions.
And finally, Sports Illustrated: While I would never be presumptuous enough to assume that you would put Michigan on the cover of your magazine just for beating Notre Dame, it seems as though we have entered into a remarkably unremarkable portion of the sports calendar. Sure, this is a fun time--football is in full swing, NBA training camps open in a few weeks, the Ryder Cup is popping off this weekend--but little of the extraordinary can be found. As a result, you, SI might be inclined to feature a college football story, especialy since last weekend was roundly hailed as such an exemplary moment in college football. I am OK with this though, but please refrain from featuring any Michigan players on the cover. You can put one there if Michigan beats Ohio State or if it wins the National Championship. That would be great. But not this week. We don't need that right now. If you must feature the beatdown that the Wolverines put on Notre Dame, how about something else instead:
Or (look at the guy immediately to Breaston's right):