Leading up to the Michigan-Florida game, both Jim Harbaugh and Jim McElwain didn’t mind exchanging words.
Harbaugh has grabbed headlines with his wins, quirky personality, off-field attention and antics, which apparently is something McElwain doesn’t think is worth doing.
“He obviously felt he needed to do some things to be relevant and that’s his choice,” McElwain told reporters, according to Nick de la Torre of Gator Country. “I probably wouldn’t have done it.”
Mac on Harbaugh: "He obviously felt he needed to do some things to be relevant and that's his choice. I probably wouldn't have done it."
— Nick de la Torre (@NickdelaTorreGC) August 28, 2017
Now, after Michigan physically dominated the Gators, McElwain didn’t hold back — for talking about the Wolverines’ dominance of Florida’s offensive line.
“Their guys were bigger and stronger. They whooped us. Plain and simple,” McElwain said.
The statistics certainly back up McElwain’s assessment.
- Michigan: 49 attempts for 215 yards, TD
- Florida: 27 attempts for 11 yards
- Michigan 433
- Florida 192
- Michigan: 19
- Florida: 9
Perhaps no play better proved Michigan’s physical power than the final score of the game. Chase Winovich made the sack and Noah Furbush got it for the defensive score.
Michigan beats Florida, 33-17
Chase Winovich with the sack and forced fumble. Noah Furbush picks it up for the score. Michigan leads Florida, 33-17. pic.twitter.com/0zD1f9s7rE
— Evan Petzold (@EvanPetzold) September 2, 2017
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