Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh was asked about some of his players raising their fists in protest during the national anthem prior to Saturday’s game against Penn State.
Harbaugh on players raising fists: 'I support our guys … It's not something that's going to keep them out of heaven.'
— Nick Baumgardner (@nickbaumgardner) September 24, 2016
The Wolverines were not the only team to support the national movement protesting police violence against African-Americans. Michigan State players also raised fists prior to their game on Saturday, and a few Nebraska players took a knee before their game.
Here’s a video of Harbaugh’s full comments when asked about his players’ involvement in the movement:
Harbaugh on players raising fists during anthem pic.twitter.com/pyKTSNO0nu
— angelique (@chengelis) September 24, 2016
Michigan State coach Mark Dantionio also expressed support for his players following the Spartans’ loss to Wisconsin.