Colin Cowherd cuts off Jim Harbaugh after awkward interview

Written By Bill Bender
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Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh appeared on "The Herd" with Colin Cowherd on ESPN Radio (the audio starts around the 10:17 mark here) on Wednesday, and it was . . .

It was something. It ended with Cowherd cutting off Harbaugh after a painfully awkward interview that lasted about seven minutes. Cowherd tried to engage Harbaugh with about 15 questions, to which Harbaugh gave a series of short answers.

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Then it got weird.

“This feels like one of those where you ask like 50 questions,” Harbaugh said.

“I want Jim Harbaugh, the guy,” Cowherd responded. “I’m a 4.3 wide receiver. Why should I play at Michigan?”

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From there, it got worse, and at one point Harbaugh asked his first question. 

“What can I do to make your interview better?” Harbaugh asked.

“I’m just asking open-ended questions and you have not much to say,” Cowherd responded.

Cowherd cut off the interview from there, then fired a parting shot at the end of the segment.

“If I’m an 18-year-old kid and just heard Jim Harbaugh on my show, I’m choosing Urban Meyer and Ohio State,” Cowherd said.

Here's the entire interview from Cowherd with Harbaugh:

UPDATE: Harbaugh and Cowherd continued the back-and-forth on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon:  

(Source: The Big Lead)

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