Jim Harbaugh has spiced up the college football world since taking over at Michigan, with his out-of-the-box recruiting tactics, pointed subtweets, and, of course, his quick restoration of the Wolverines program. After the vote to ban satellite camps, something that Harbaugh helped popularize last off-season, Harbaugh went off, slamming conferences that voted against the camps like the ACC and SEC, and rival coach Hugh Freeze. We're definitely not complaining about Harbaugh's constant feeding of the news cycle, but his shtick has grown old for some, including SEC Network's Paul Finebaum.
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Finebaum has said he considers Harbaugh the Donald Trump of college football, a coach who moves the needle and does so in entertaining fashion. His opinion has changed and he shared that during his final thought segment on Tuesday on “The Paul Finebaum Show”.
“So once again, Jim Harbaugh has hijacked college football, “Finebaum said. “I think he has been an entertaining entrant to college football since he arrived in Michigan a year and a half ago. Entertaining. That was then. I find him growingly and increasingly annoying now.
Finebaum actually praises Harbaugh's ability to find underutilized recruiting strategies, but he doesn't believe the satellite camp tour from last summer had a substantive effect on recruiting southern players. And now, Finebaum is out on the Michigan coach.
“Jim Harbaugh is all about Jim Harbaugh, and that’s fine, but I think it’s finally caught up to him, and I think he has gone from the most entertaining person in college football to the most annoying. And I for one am really getting sick of him.”
We don't expect Harbaugh to hop one with Finebaum anytime soon, but that would be one heck of an interview.