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Jim Harbaugh Reacts To Big Ten Missing The Playoff

Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines looks on during warmups before the college football game against the Florida Gators.

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 02: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines looks on during warmups before the college football game against the Florida Gators at AT&T Stadium on September 2, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Here's what Ohio State's rival thinks.

Jim Harbaugh has weighed in on Ohio State - and the Big Ten in general - missing out on the College Football Playoff for the first time.

Michigan's head coach has a suggestion for the playoff in the coming years.

He wants it to expand.

16 teams would be an ideal number, according to Harbaugh.

Harbaugh has made this suggestion before.

“I would change it to 16 teams,” Harbaugh told 97.1’s Jamie and Stoney back in November “FCS, they’ve got a great system. It’s been in place for many years. My dad won the national championship at Western Kentucky when they were I-AA in 2002. I think that’s the best system.

“If you look at every other sport, they have a playoff at every level and every other college sport does as well. It’s not a four-team. Basketball goes from 64 to the Final Four. I think that’s the way it should be done to have a national champion like they do in gymnastics, like they do in basketball, men’s and women’s, lacrosse, every other sport you can think of. And you already have the format with the FCS.”

Expanding the playoff would be fun, but 16 teams is probably too much. Six teams would be fine.