Jim Harbaugh on MSU subway controversy: ‘Apologizing doesn’t get the job done’

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh said Monday that “an apology doesn’t get the job done” and that he expects criminal charges to be filed following Saturday. Post-game conflicts with State of Michigan.

After the Wolverines’ 29-7 victory, Harbaugh He said two of his soldiers were attacked In the tunnel at Michigan Stadium following the match. One of the Michigan players made a defensive play Am’ Den McBurroughsA source confirmed earlier AthleticAnd Harbaugh confirmed on Monday that other defensive backs German green.

“I’m coming at (this) from the perspective of a parent. These young men are entrusted to our program by their families, and we have a responsibility to treat every player as our own, and I take that responsibility very seriously,” Harbaugh said at a news conference Monday. Doesn’t work.”

“I can’t imagine this doesn’t lead to criminal charges,” Harbaugh said, describing videos of the incident β€” widely shared on social media β€” as “sickening.” He noted that ABC’s subway camera captured additional angles of what happened.

Four Michigan State players β€” Tank Brown, Kari Crump, Angelo CroceAnd Seon Young – Suspended due to dispute, school announced on Sunday.

“The conduct we reviewed was out of character and unacceptable to our football program,” MSU athletic director Alan Haller said in a statement Sunday.

β€œOn behalf of our university and athletics department, I have been in constant contact with University of Michigan Athletic Director Warde Manuel and Big Ten Conference Commissioner Kevin Warren, in addition to members of our Spartan family, to ensure we apologize and cooperate with the law. The enforcement department is investigating the matter.

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University of Michigan police said Saturday they were reviewing the scene. Harbaugh said he hasn’t spoken to Michigan State coach Mel Tucker since the game.

“I don’t buy any excuse that the dismissal is about competition or tunneling or anything else that someone might accuse,” Harbaugh added. “These are the actions of these individuals and they must be held accountable.”

In a news conference after Harbaugh’s, Tucker said the player’s suspension would remain pending the completion of the conference and law enforcement investigations. He declined to comment on Harbaugh’s anticipation of criminal charges.

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