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Video: Brady Quinn Explains Why He'd Rather Play For Jim Harbaugh Over Nick Saban

Michigan Wolverines head football coach Jim Harbaugh watches the action during the second quarter of the game against the Northwestern Wildcats.

ANN ARBOR, MI - OCTOBER 10: Michigan Wolverines head football coach Jim Harbaugh watches the action during the second quarter of the game against the Northwestern Wildcats on October 10, 2015 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Wildcats 38-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Former Notre Dame quarterback and current Fox analyst Brady Quinn made an appearance on the Dan Patrick Show yesterday, talking the NFL and college football. There was a lot of discussion regarding nutrition and the physical statures of NFL quarterbacks.

More interestingly though, Patrick asked Quinn about Jim Harbaugh's satellite camp strategy and how he felt about it. During his answer, Quinn referenced Nick Saban's quote about it being a gray area and that he expected them to become regulated. 

Patrick then followed up with a juicy query: would Quinn rather play for Nick Saban or Jim Harbaugh?

“I don’t know, it’s tough,” Quinn said. “I mean, Nick Saban has the championships so I think you’d probably have to go in that direction at least at this point, but I think you’d have much more fun with Jim Harbaugh. Looking at it, maybe I’d change my mind because Harbaugh has more of the NFL pedigree, at least from when he was there and the success he had. And he was a former quarterback with a lot of success as well, so maybe he’d be able to see more eye-to-eye with you as a player.

“So as much as it pains me to say because I really wouldn’t want to play for either, I’m a Notre Dame guy, but I’d have to maybe say Harbaugh in this case.”

We guess you can score one more small victory for Harbaugh in the ongoing "battle" between he and Saban. You can watch the full video of Quinn's interview with Patrick below.

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