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Jim Harbaugh Fires Back at Kirby Smart's Take on Spring Practices

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It's no longer a subtweet war.

Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Today's update in the Jim Harbaugh v. the SEC saga involves Michigan's head coach responding to Kirby Smart's comments on spring break practices the other day.

Smart is the first to come out in opposition of Michigan's trip to Florida with the opinion that it is a recruiting advantage -- which many believe is the true issue other coaches and conferences have with the idea.

Here is what Smart had to say, per DawgNation.com:

"There’s a lot of factors that people don’t think about in that deal. You’ve gotta think about recruiting rules, how are they going to handle those, is it an advantage, disadvantage? Are they gonna let other coaches come to it, are they gonna hold open practices? Do we all come in there and watch them and scout them? If they’re all open practices why don’t we go and watch them. It’s a Pandora’s Box of what it’s going to get into, obviously."

Harbaugh responded on Wednesday with a not-so-subtle response:

There'll be no stopping this trip. Michigan leaves for Florida on Sunday and will begin its first of four spring practices at IMG Academy in Bradenton on Monday.