Former Michigan QB hints players don't like Jim Harbaugh
Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

John O’Korn spent three years at Michigan, but the quarterback doesn’t exactly have fond memories of his time with Jim Harbaugh.

In a reply to a (NSFW) question about shifting loyalties of former Michigan players, O’Korn said, “it’s not the program or the school that we don’t like.”

The statement followed a Bleacher Report feature in which Wilton Speight said Harbaugh told him to not eat chicken “because it’s a nervous bird.” Between that anecdote and O’Korn’s tweet, it was a strange day in the land of Harbaugh.

And the next question is obvious: Accurate depiction of the locker room or simply a disgruntled former player?

More than a handful of Wolverines transferred this offseason, including Speight, former top recruit Kareem Walker, Drake Harris and Moe Ways. However, none of them held significant and/or long-term roles on the 2017 team.

As for O’Korn, he put together one terrific game in relief of Speight at Purdue. After that showing, though, he went through a miserable stretch, got benched and was ineffective against top competition in November.

Harbaugh’s style certainly isn’t for everyone, but O’Korn might find more doubters than supporters after his statement.

This article first appeared on Sportsnaut and was syndicated with permission.

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