Jim Harbaugh ripped by Paul Finebaum; Michigan’s football problems growing
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Paul Finebaum rips Jim Harbaugh
ESPN’s Paul Finebaum didn’t hold back in his criticism of Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh on Sunday after Penn State dominated Michigan Saturday night 42-13. Finebaum said on Sportscenter that Harbaugh might “save world peace” by going to North Korea in the offseason, but that he’s “a very average football coach.”
Fixing the Wolverines won’t be easy
Nick Baumgardner of the Detroit Free Press writes that fixing Michigan’s problems on the field won’t be easy “because there’s so much to fix.” Thirteen months after crushing Penn State 49-10, Michigan looked totally outclassed Saturday.
Jim Harbaugh’s comments after game
The Wolverines coach offered some insight after the game into Michigan’s underwhelming performance at Penn State Saturday. Harbaugh said Saquon Barkley was as “good as advertised,” that Penn State set the edge well and executed well all night.
Michigan football stock watch
Nick Baumgardner of the Detroit Free Press breaks down which Wolverines performed well and which ones disappointed at Penn State. Hint: Harbaugh and other Michigan coaches didn’t get rave reviews.
John O’Korn still leads a meager offense
Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi points out that although Michigan quarterback John O’Korn was much improved Saturday, he still leads an offense that fails to excite and, frequently, fails to score.
Jim Harbaugh needs to keep this failure fresh
Land of 10’s Sean Keeler urges Harbaugh not to bury this loss to Penn State and move on; quite the opposite, Keeler argues: By keeping it fresh in the players’ minds, Harbaugh can galvanize the team and make them hungry to win going forward.
John O’Korn’s tweets emotional message after loss
Love my team. Love my family. That is all.
— JOK (@JohnOKorn) October 22, 2017
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