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Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh mentioned he’s pleased with how his brother Jim has dealt with himself throughout Michigan’s signal stealing scandal.
Michigan head coach Jim acquired a three-game suspension after this system grew to become concerned in a sign-stealing scandal, which incorporates allegations of in-person scouting of opponents – some relationship again three seasons, which is not allowed beneath NCAA guidelines.
‘I’ve a number of opinions on it, clearly. I am his brother, and I am proud as heck of him. I am actually impressed with the way in which he is dealt with himself by means of all this,’ John mentioned about his brother.
The Ravens coach additionally revealed that his brother has had his telephone and laptop searched as a part of the Michigan investigation.
‘His telephones, his computer systems and all that stuff have been checked out, and he´s come by means of this factor with flying colours,’ John Harbaugh mentioned.
Ravens head coach John Harbaugh mentioned he’s ‘proud’ of how his brother Jim Harbaugh is dealing with himself amid the Michigan sign-stealing scandal
Jim has been suspended as Michigan head coach for 3 video games amid the scandal
‘I do not know what they’re making an attempt to get, however they do not have something of substance, and I simply suppose I´m pleased with him. I believe it´s an actual praise to our household and to him, one thing for us to be pleased with.’
The Huge Ten Convention banned Jim from teaching Michigan’s closing three regular-season video games, saying the college violated its sportsmanship coverage by conducting ‘an impermissible, in-person scouting operation over a number of years’ that resulted in ‘an unfair aggressive benefit that compromised the integrity of competitors.’
The league did acknowledge whereas suspending Harbaugh final week that it had not acquired any data indicating he was conscious of the impermissible nature of the sign-stealing scheme.
‘You get type of in this sort of a state of affairs the place you come beneath fireplace for no matter causes, and also you come out in a extremely good place doing the precise factor on a regular basis, and I´m actually pleased with that,’ John Harbaugh mentioned.
‘He´s a terrific man, he´s a terrific coach. His gamers love him. His coaches love him, and he stands tall by means of all this.’
The Huge Ten mentioned the suspension was meant to punish the college, not Jim Harbaugh.
No. 2 Michigan are attempting to problem the punishment in court docket, however the Wolverines had been with out Harbaugh after they beat Penn State final weekend to remain undefeated.
John Harbaugh was additionally requested if he had any plans to both attend Michigan’s sport this Saturday towards Maryland if his brother was capable of battle the suspension or if he would watch the sport along with his brother if the suspension holds, however mentioned he was centered on getting by means of Baltimore’s sport towards the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday first.