Jim Harbaugh: NFL rumors like ‘warmed-up oatmeal’

Angelique S. Chengelis
The Detroit News
Jim Harbaugh

Tampa, Fla. – Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh finds rumors or questions about his potential jump to the NFL tired and compared them to “warmed-up oatmeal.”

Harbaugh was asked about whether those seemingly ever-present rumors during an Outback Bowl news conference Thursday. A year ago during the annual team banquet, he referred to those rival college coaches who spread rumors about his jump to the NFL as “jive turkeys.”

“Let’s just move onto the next question,” Harbaugh said. “That’s like warmed-up oatmeal. Or better to compare to something else when it’s rehashed or warmed back up, it’s not good anymore. Oatmeal is the first thing that comes to mind. Not a big fan of warmed-up oatmeal.”

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