Try telling a record crowd of 115,109 that Michigan versus Notre Dame is just a regional variety.
It had the feel of a bowl game, despite being just another Week 2 clash. It had the feel of a classic fall college battle, one that won't be played in Michigan anytime in the foreseeable future due to a scheduling conflict between the two programs.
But with all of that aside, Saturday was exactly what fans on both sides wanted: a hard-fought clash under the prime-time lights of Michigan Stadium.
This slideshow will highlight some of the bigger points made by No. 17 Michigan during Team 134's decisive ousting of the Irish, who entered the night ranked at No. 14 in the AP poll.