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Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Getting Trashed For First Half Performance vs. Penn State

Michigan football head coach Jim Harbaugh coaching against Illinois.

CHAMPAIGN, IL - OCTOBER 12: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines is seen during the second half against the Illinois Fighting Illini at Memorial Stadium on October 12, 2019 in Champaign, Illinois. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

It's been a tough season for Jim Harbaugh and Michigan, despite the fact that the team has a 5-1 record. The team's first half performance against Penn State isn't making things any easier.

Penn State, hosting its annual "White Out" game, has been dominant in every way thus far. The Nittany Lions raced out to a three-touchdown lead midway through the second quarter. Quarterback Sean Clifford has played incredibly well, finishing the half 9-of-16 for 115 yards and two touchdowns. He also added a touchdown on the ground.

Michigan, meanwhile, struggled to move the ball most of the half. The Wolverines did mount one scoring drive, however, that was capped off by a 12-yard touchdown run by Zach Charbonnet.

Per usual, Harbaugh and the Wolverines are getting roasted for their performance thus far.

Quarterback Shea Patterson has struggled as well. He's 12-of-22 for 122 yards with an interception at the break.

Michigan's loss this season came to Wisconsin a few weeks back. Another could end the Wolverines' hopes at playing for a Big Ten title.

The second half is about to get underway. The game is being broadcast on ABC.