Jim Harbaugh Is Getting Ripped For Bizarre Decision At Penn State

first_imgA closeup of Jim Harbaugh during a Michigan football game.PISCATAWAY, NJ – NOVEMBER 10: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines coaches against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights during the third quarter at HighPoint.com Stadium on November 10, 2018 in Piscataway, New Jersey. Michigan won 42-7. (Photo by Corey Perrine/Getty Images)Jim Harbaugh has been facing a lot of criticism for Michigan’s performance at Penn State tonight. A questionable decision from the Michigan head coach certainly isn’t helping any of that.The Wolverines opted to go for a 58-yard field goal with less than a minute to play, trailing 21-7.Harbaugh’s decision to kick that field goal – and the choice of the kicker – are both getting ripped by the fan base.Michigan’s head coach went with Jake Moody for the 58-yard field goal, instead of Quinn Nordin, who has a stronger leg. The kick from Moody ended up several yards short. Several people are now questioning Harbaugh’s decision making. ESPN’s Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit were also puzzled by the move.Michigan tries a Beaver Stadium-record 58-yard field goal with a kicker who’s career-long is 43.— Mark Wogenrich (@MarkWogenrich) October 20, 2019Harbaugh doesn’t even know which kicker to play lol.— The Texas Buckeye (@Stealthpirate38) October 20, 2019Really Harbaugh?? Just go for it at that point. How much longer is Michigan gonna take this guy as their head coach? He’s just not good when it matters.— the authority (@evanlsantos) October 20, 2019Yep…Harbaugh tried a 58 yard field goal. Knucklehead pic.twitter.com/f5vTAfYC5v— Jim Measel (@dameas) October 20, 2019Michigan is now trailing Penn State, 21-7, at the end of the first half. The Wolverines will need to mount quit the second half comeback to pull out a much-needed victory.The Big Ten game is being televised on ABC.last_img