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After concluding his remarks at a banquet in his honor several years after he finished his Ohio State Coaching career, Woody Hayes was asked which of his 38 teams was the best. His 1969 team, he answered without hesitation.
With that, Hayes slowly turned and stared down the dias at his former protege and long-time rival, Michigan coach Bo Schembechler. Following a long, uncomfortable pause, Hayes said: "Damn you, Bo, you'll never win a bigger game!"
Hayes was right. Schembechler would coach 21 seasons at Michigan and retire as one of the program's all-time winningest coach, but none of his 194 victories was more important than the stunning 24-12 upset his Wolverines pulled off his first season against the top-ranked and defending national champion Buckeyes....