Michigan Athletic Director Jim Hackett wrote an open letter to Wolverine fans following Saturday’s stunning loss to Michigan State.

There was plenty of outrage by Michigan fans. A lot of that outrage was directed at Michigan punter Blake O’Neill, who infamously fumbled the snap that led to the improbable last-second touchdown return.

Hackett asked fans that reacted harshly with social media hate to take a step back.

Here was the letter in its entirety: