Niyo: Against all odds, Michigan is playoff bound with more to prove

John Niyo
The Detroit News

Indianapolis — Jim Harbaugh swears by whole milk, and he barely tolerates 2 percent.

So it sort of made sense, then, that as his players made their way back to the locker room early Sunday morning — after giving their head coach a double-barrel Gatorade bath (yellow, then blue) and then drinking in the scene as Michigan celebrated its first outright Big Ten football championship in nearly two decades — that they were defiantly shouting, “2 percent!” like it was an obscenity.

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