The Michigan Wolverines picked up another statement victory over the weekend, but it didn't come without controversy. Before they defeated the Michigan State Spartans on the road, Jim Harbaugh's players found themselves making headlines for all the wrong reasons.
During warmups, linebacker Devin Bush unleashed his hatred for Michigan State by scraping the Spartan logo. It's possible that his emotions got caught up in the rivalry, yet it was still unsettling to watch.
After two days since the situation occurred, Harbaugh has finally opened up about the situation.
"I don't blame Devin. I liked the way our guys handled it. That would be like going back and saying, "Oh, look at Devin Bush, look at him out there. He's out at midfield scraping up the logo." After what just took place, that's straight out of the Pistons' playbook. Do something to them, say something to them, elbow them and when somebody else does something back, then flop."
Regardless of everyone else's opinion on the topic, Michigan's head coach isn't furious with Bush's pre-game antics.
It probably wasn't the wisest decision in the world, but at least his actions weren't harmful.
Harbaugh normally sides with players, and once again he's proving that he won't throw his guys under the bus. Perhaps, that is the reason behind Michigan's success of late.