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Jim Harbaugh Jokes About The Positives Of Global Warming, For The Recruiting Benefits

Michigan Wolverines head football coach Jim Harbaugh and starting quarterback Wilton Speight #3 watch the video replay during the first quarter of the game.

ANN ARBOR, MI - SEPTEMBER 16: Michigan Wolverines head football coach Jim Harbaugh and starting quarterback Wilton Speight #3 watch the video replay during the first quarter of the game against the Air Force Falcons at Michigan Stadium on September 16, 2017 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.(Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Update: Here's video of Harbaugh's joke, from Big Ten Network.

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"We got global warming now, Tom, so that's really helped recruiting." - @CoachJim4UM, to @Patriots QB Tom Brady https://t.co/YSJQWFhQMz

— Michigan On BTN (@MichiganOnBTN) February 3, 2016

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— Michigan On BTN (@MichiganOnBTN)

"We got global warming now, Tom, so that's really helped recruiting." - @CoachJim4UM, to @Patriots QB Tom Brady https://t.co/YSJQWFhQMz

— Michigan On BTN (@MichiganOnBTN) February 3, 2016

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Earlier: Global warming is not usually a considered a good thing, but don't tell that to Jim Harbaugh. For Michigan's head coach, anything that makes Ann Arbor a bit more attractive to recruits is a positive. He explained on Michigan's "Signing Of The Stars" event.

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He's obviously joking, we think. We haven't heard Ric Flair, Jim Leyland, or Migos' opinions on the matter yet, but they're on hand for the event, if we really want to get into the science on this one.