Page 4 - The Michigan Daily/New Student Edition - Thursday, September 7, 1989
Since the human race first started to record its history, no school has
ever captured the coveted Rose Bowl and NCAA Championship in the
same year. In 1989 that all changed though, as the Wolverines won the
Rose Bowl and NCAA tournament. This page attempts to recapture the
jubilant feelings and triumphant emotions all Michigan athletes and fans
felt in the year of Rice and roses.
Smiles everyone, smiles
Coach Steve Fisher, his family, and the his team felt
like they were on "Fantasy Island" after the
Wolverines victory over Virginia, launching them into
the Final Four in Seattle.
A rose with no thorns
Defensive back David Arnold (15) and defensive
lineman Brent White (88) whoop it up in celebration
of the team's Rose Bowl victory.
ASU, you can have him
Athletic Director Bo Schembechler congratulates Coach Steve
Fisher. After winning the title, Bo decided that Fisher was the
rightful heir to the coaching vacancy left when Bill Frieder headed to