Michigan Football fans have resounding reaction to the news of the Jim Harbaugh suspension by the Big Ten!
The news that the entire sports world had been waiting for came through this afternoon, as Michigan Football head coach Jim Harbaugh has been suspended for the remainder of the regular season. While reactions continue to flood in from various corners of the college sports world, Michigan fans have also been vocal in expressing their opinions on the matter, along with those who think Michigan got off too easy.
The punishment for Harbaugh
In the aftermath of the sign-stealing scandal that has rocked Michigan for the past several weeks, the repercussions have finally been enforced.
“Sources: The Big Ten is expected discipline Michigan for the in the in-person scouting and ongoing sign stealing investigation and will prohibit Jim Harbaugh from being on the sideline until the conclusion of the regular season. He will be allowed to coach during the week.”
In a statement, the League said that Michigan has been in violation of the Big Ten sportsmanship policy “for conducting an impermissible, in-person scouting operation over multiple years, resulting in an unfair competitive advantage that comprised the integrity of the competition.”
Reactions come pouring in from football fans
Not surprisingly, there is considerable pushback from fans on social media to the news, with plenty of it directed at Tony Petitti, the Big Ten's New Commissioner.
On the other hand, there are those who feel that the conference wasn't harsh enough in their punishment.
TL;DR (too long didn't read)
- Michigan Football has been shaken by a sign-stealing scandal over the past several weeks, and now the consequences are evident.
- The Big Ten has suspended Michigan Football head coach Jim Harbaugh for the remainder of the regular season, although he will still be permitted to coach during the week.
- Michigan fans along with neutral fans are actively expressing their reactions to this significant news concerning Harbaugh
Bottom Line: The fireworks are starting
Michigan Football has initiated legal preparations, as previously indicated in response to any disciplinary action from the Big Ten.