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Jim Harbaugh On Michigan State Chant: "I Thought They Were Saying Love Jim Harbaugh"

Jim Harbaugh standing with Michigan players on the sideline.

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh heard your dirty chants, Michigan State fans.

Speaking on his radio show Monday, Harbaugh joked that he heard the MSU faithful's R-rated taunts on Saturday. has the transcript of his comments:

"Yeah, I heard it. I heard it. I thought it was really great and classy. I thought they were saying 'Love Jim Harbaugh,' " Harbaugh said. "And they kept repeating it: 'Love Jim Harbaugh, Love Jim Harbaugh.' I said 'wow, that's some great sportsmanship here by the Michigan State Spartans.' "

They weren't, of course.

"Then the next day I read ESPN and they were saying, I guess it was 'Frick Jim Harbaugh' with (another word) there," he continued. "I guess I have to get my hearing checked."

Of course, Harbaugh knew exactly what Michigan State fans were saying. But, when you're 8-0 and ranked No. 2 in the country, everything sounds like music to your ears.

Michigan continues its season this Saturday against Maryland. The game is at 3:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on ESPN.

Michigan has a 39.2 percent chance of winning out, according to ESPN's FPI.