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Jim Harbaugh Is Getting Trashed For Taking Timeouts At The End Of His Team's Orange Bowl Loss

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)

Jim Harbaugh is going to catch some heat for the way the Orange Bowl ended Friday night.

Friday night, the college football world was treated to a fantastic Orange Bowl contest, which featured an incredible comeback by Michigan that almost resulted in a Wolverines victory. But Florida State, behind some late heroics, prevailed, 33-32, sending Michigan to its third loss in its last four games. Jim Harbaugh's decision in the game's final minute will be what's talked about most, though.

After Michigan's final drive ended with quarterback Wilton Speight throwing an interception, Florida State took over with 32 seconds to play. Instead of letting the Seminoles kneel the ball down once to run out the clock, Harbaugh used his final two timeouts. Florida State had to kneel the ball three times - despite Michigan having no real way of extending the game.

Harbaugh is getting trashed for the decision:

What Harbaugh did is certainly unorthodox, but is it wrong? Expect that to be debated heavily in the coming days.