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Jim Harbaugh Offers Some Muddled Thoughts On Colin Kaepernick

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At a press conference today, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh, who used to coach 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in San Francisco, was asked to give his thoughts about Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the National Anthem. Harbaugh offered this:

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Later, Harbaugh tried to clarify his thoughts:

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Just the sort of tempering you’d expect to see from a man who remembered that his livelihood is largely dependent on the free labor of young black men who might identify with Kaepernick. Speaking of which, Jim Harbaugh would love to be a guest star in your recruit-pandering rap video.

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