Kathy’s classes today will be special. Not just because her students haven’t seen her in person since she fell ill with influenza A Sunday before last, and not just because this will be her last class of the term. But today she’s bringing ‘em a treat, something she whipped up yesterday. No, it’s not a batch of whupp-ass. Coach Harbaugh, Aidan Hutchinson, Hassan Haskins, Andrew Vastardis and the rest of the boys did a pretty good job of that Saturday afternoon. She hasn’t brought this treat to class for a decade, back after Denard led Brady Hoke’s magic 2011 team over Luke Fickell’s sanctioned Buckeyes. And that’s the treat she’s bringing to class, from an old family recipe: buckeyes
What better way to celebrate our glorious victory over the scarlet-and-gray but eating up once again what our Wolverines so ravenously devoured last Saturday? Only these buckeyes are sweet, just like that victory was, and still is. If you want to relive highlights of that afternoon, check this video out that some of the kids made, featuring their favorite song “Mr. Brightside” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ak9Uxtntfk&t=5s. If you want to hear “Mr Brightside’ unfiltered, here’s the video in its full decadent glory https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGdGFtwCNBE. The kids go absolutely crazy when this is played in the 3rd quarter. They know all the words. The song was released in 2003, so it must be one of their generation’s “classics”. Is “Mr. Brightside” Jim Harbaugh?
Should you want to try some yourself, here’s the recipe. We still play them 2 times in basketball, two days before Valentine’s day and last game of the regular season. And our women take ‘em on New Year’s Eve at Crisler and January 27 in Columbus. You can’t get enough of beating Buckeyes. Eating them either.