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How Jim Harbaugh Would React To One Of His Players Kneeling For The Anthem

Jim Harbaugh looks on from the sidelines.

TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 1: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines looks on from the sidelines during the second quarter of the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game against the South Carolina Gamecocks on January 1, 2018 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Here's how the Wolverines' head coach would react.

Kneeling for the national anthem has become a dominant storyline in the NFL, but it's yet to really make its way into the college game.

That could change moving forward, especially after President Trump's comments.

Jim Harbaugh was asked on the Big Ten Coaches' Teleconference today how he would react to one or more of his players kneeling for the anthem.

"I would respect their right to do so," Harbaugh said.

Michigan's head coach criticized Trump's comments about the "sons of bitches" who knelt for The Star-Spangled Banner following Michigan's win over Purdue on Saturday.

"No, I don't agree with the president," Harbaugh told reporters Saturday. "Listen, that's ridiculous. Check the Constitution."

Michigan has a bye on Saturday. The Wolverines are set to play Michigan State on Saturday, Oct. 7. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. E.T.