You may have heard about Jim Harbaugh’s plans during Michigan’s spring break.
The Wolverines coach is holding practices at the IMG Academy in Florida, which has set off a firestorm of controversy as other coaches and conference administrators are very unhappy about the plan. The whole brouhaha reached its nadir when SEC coaches—one more time for emphasis, SEC COACHES—complained about Harbaugh’s recruiting tactics.
Fortunately, Arkansas’s Bret Bielema and Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio have saved the day with some much needed humor, and the kind of subtweets even Harbaugh could love.
Could the coaches actually crash the practice? Michigan’s Friday session is open to the public, and IMG told ESPN’s Andrea Adelson it would allow coaches to sit in the stands with everyone else.
Maybe Bielema and Dantonio can do some scouting over a soup and sandwich.
UPDATE: Bielema can’t go.
Better luck next year.