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Inside the Huddle with Jim Harbaugh: Planning for MSU after last year "left a bruise"

Posted at 5:02 PM, Oct 24, 2016

It's Michigan vs. Michigan State week and Brad Galli sat down one-one-one with Michigan Head Coach Jim Harbaugh for our weekly Inside the Huddle interview.

As it is a rivalry week, we wondered if the team approaches the game against MSU any different than they approach other games, but Harbaugh said they approach every game the same way.

"It doesn't matter what you've done," he said. "What you did before means nothing."

Harbaugh also spoke about the coach who will be on the opposite side of the field Saturday, Mark Dantonio.

"He's a great football coach," Harbaugh said. "He's done one of the best jobs in the history of college football, no question about it."

Harbaugh said they are currently prepping on how to compete with Michigan State.

"Right now, it's Monday, we're trying to figure out how to move the ball, get first downs, stop their running game, stop their passing game," he added.

Last year, Michigan lost to Michigan State on the final play of the game, a fumbled punt that the Spartans took back for a game-winning touchdown.

Harbaugh said he may bring up the final play with the team, but that it "left a bruise."

The glasses he wore on Saturday have also been making headlines after the game.

According to Harbaugh, the glasses "pay homage to Woody Hayes, Malcolm X and Michael Douglas."

As we found out last year, he also loves Halloween, but Harbaugh said he hasn't had time to get Halloween preparations in with the team's prep for Michigan State.

Instead, Harbaugh said he has left that up to his wife Sarah, who has all of the decorations and his costume picked out.