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Harbaugh: 'There's a Prejudice Against Football'

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"It bothers us, but if it's a test of wills we are going to fight for the youngsters, the student-athletes and for the game of football itself."

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Michigan Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh continues relentlessly defending his satellite camps and coaching style, with the latest comments coming at a camp in Baltimore.

Check out this interview with ESPN's Heather Dinich:

"There's no doubt that there's a prejudice against football," he says. "At the pro level, college level, high school level, pee wee level, they have something against football. We'll overcome it though."

Harbaugh then drew analogy to a different sport.

"Let's take lacrosse for example," Harbaugh says. "White sport, rising, affluent sport. They recruit them in the eighth grade, they have a dead period for a couple of days in August. It's a totally different situation. It bothers us, but if it's a test of wills we are going to fight for the youngsters, the student-athletes and for the game of football itself."

As always, the reaction to Harbaugh's comments should be interesting.