Jim Harbaugh tells Michigan football players they could start season next month

Players frustrated by being left in dark about reasons behind Big Ten putting season on hold

ANN ARBOR, Mich.Jim Harbaugh told Michigan football players Thursday that they could begin their season as early as next month.

Players at the University of Michigan are frustrated by being left in the dark about the reasons behind the Big Ten putting the season on hold. They want to be kept in the loop as major decisions are being made behind the scenes.

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The Michigan football season was supposed to begin this weekend, but instead, there’s no game, leaving players frustrated.

“It’s just weird,” said. “We don’t have football on Saturdays, haven’t been in equipment in the longest time. It feels really weird right now.”

When the Big Ten canceled the season a month ago, Jim Harbaugh released a statement in disagreement and disappointment. Since then, football parents have protested at conference headquarters, and another protest is planned for Ann Arbor on Saturday.

Players said they’re in the dark and unsure how or why the decision to cancel was made.

“A little frustrating, an emotional rollercoaster,” said. “We don’t know what to believe.”


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