No coach in the country has been under more scrutiny than Jim Harbaugh. The Michigan head coach has been underwhelming during his stay in Ann Arbor.
It looks like Harbaugh is going to notch another disappointing loss to a ranked opponent on Saturday night against Penn State. The Wolverines are currently down 21-7 at halftime.
Harbaugh's been criticized for how his team performs against ranked opponents. Simply put, the Wolverines are horrible in big games.
ESPN analyst Peter Burns is the latest to chime in on Harbaugh's struggles against ranked opponents. And this time, he's providing the stats to back up the warranted Harbaugh criticism.
What's confusing about Harbaugh is prior to arriving in Ann Arbor, he was a spectacular coach in big time games. In previous stops at Stanford and then the 49ers, both teams performed well in an underdog role.
But Michigan has been anything but spectacular as an underdog. And once again, Harbaugh is living up to his UM reputation as a coach who can't pull off wins against ranked opponents.
As Burns points out, Harbaugh is on his way to a 1-10 record vs. ranked opponents, pending a loss to Penn State tonight.
For such a prominent program like Michigan, that's simply unacceptable.