Florida’s Jim McElwain after losing to Michigan: ‘They whooped us. Plain and simple’

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.”

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-Florida statistics

Rushing yards

  • Michigan: 49 attempts for 215 yards, TD
  • Florida: 27 attempts for 11 yards

Total yards

  • Michigan 433
  • Florida 192

First downs

  • 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

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