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Joel Klatt Says Jim Harbaugh Has "No Excuses" At Michigan This Season

Jim Harbaugh head coach of the Michigan Wolverines shouts during the game against the Penn State Nittany Lions.

The 2019 college football season kicked off last weekend with the battle between Florida and Miami. The Gators walked out the win, but it was in ugly fashion.

That gave an nice appetizer to college football fans eager to watch this weekend's action.

One of the teams taking the field this weekend will be the Michigan Wolverines. No coach in college football - besides maybe Clay Helton at USC - is under more pressure to win this season than Jim Harbaugh.

College football analyst Joel Klatt said there are "no more excuses" if Michigan doesn't win this year.

"If Michigan doesn’t beat Ohio State this year, there are no more excuses… They have to win the Big Ten and compete for a playoff spot this year or it’s going to get ugly in Ann Arbor," Klatt said on Wednesday afternoon.

Without Urban Meyer on the opposing sideline, Michigan is expected to beat Ohio State this year. However, the Wolverines were favorites in last year's contest and we all know how that ended (Ohio State won 62-39).

The Wolverines enter the 2019 season as the No. 7 team in the nation. They open the season at home against Middle Tennessee State on Saturday night.

The game will be broadcast on Big Ten Network at 7:30 p.m. ET.