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Jim Harbaugh announced during his Monday Zoom meeting with the media that his team had a “spirited” practice Sunday, and he claimed that he’s very happy with the players’ “energy and enthusiasm” a day after what would have been a trip to Columbus to play Ohio State.
Michigan, who cancelled the Ohio State game on Tuesday, announced Friday that it had nine athletes and four staff members test positive last week across its entire athletic department. The school also adds a disclaimer at the bottom of the updates saying that these numbers don’t reflect previous positives they could still be dealing with.
“Please note that the overall number of tests and positive results will not necessarily equal the sum of this week’s update plus the figures given in prior weeks’ updates,” Michigan’s athletic department said in its release. “This is due to the number and timing of surveillance tests being conducted, and reflective of the fact that some test results lag behind others.”
Harbaugh also announced today that the Michigan weight room was open Thursday and Friday. It’s all enough to send Ohio State fans into a frenzy as they piece together why Michigan may have called off Saturday’s game.
So if you're to believe Jim Harbaugh here is the Michigan timeline.
Monday: Approved for light on the field work.
Tuesday: So sick shut it down cancel the game.
Thursday & Friday: Approved to start again.
Sunday: Had a spirited practice with lot's of enthusiasm. https://t.co/2iKCCXFDqI
— jbook™ (@jbook37) December 14, 2020
Yea that’s not enough guys to play a game pic.twitter.com/nS5xtIFEJu
— Michigan’s Armchair Quarterback (@ArmchairQB_UM) December 14, 2020
As for an update on what the future might hold for Harbaugh after a disastrous 2020, he remains defiant. He’s staying.
The Wolverines, 1-5 against the spread this year, finish their COVID season with a trip to Iowa as a 13 1/2 point underdog.
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I have zero empathy for O-Lie-O State, but pretty sure this was just another Harbaugh dick move to Piss off the buckies. AND it worked.
Correction, cancelling the game was another dick move by Harbaugh so his team wouldn’t get their teeth kicked in again by the Buckeyes.
You’re a smart guy. How many National titles does Texas A&M have?
It’s more than obvious Harbaugh and the University just wanted to safe face because they knew they weren’t going to be within 4 TD’s of Ohio State. This move probably bought Harbaugh another contract extension
Ohio State fans have no real jobs to get to so of course they are all over anything U of M does. You know for a team that dominates the team up north you all sure pay a lot of attention to them. Not a Michigan fan so don’t accuse me of that. Just commenting on the overall IQ and degeneration of OSU fans.
I’m not a fan of either team. I personally don’t think Ohio State should get a sniff of the College Football Playoffs this year. There’s no way The Big 10 should get rewarded with a big payday for the way they handled their season, but Michigan coaches, the AD, the Chancellor and the Alum wanted no part of another ass whoopin’. I don’t put any of this on the players.
Agreed on all that.
Harbaugh is Michigan’s head coach as long as he wants to be. Only thing that would get him fired is doing something that would cause embarrassment for the administration at one of their cocktail parties. Wins and losses aren’t part of that.
Honestly, cocktail parties aside, I believe he did embarrass UM football program as a whole. He ducked OSU pure and simple — there is no other explanation. He was afraid of the bitchslap he would have received and used the BS Covid excuse as his cover. Bo is spinning in his grave right now. Can you imagine Schembechler or Woody doing something like this?? Clay is right Herbie should walk back his apology and needs to call out Harbaugh’s cowardice.
2020: Ohio State: 1, TUN: No show…
Mississppi State played hard against Georgia a couple of weeks ago with 49 scholarship players. They’ve had one scholarship QB the last two weeks. Harbaugh is d-bag.