SEC commissioner won't be engaging Jim Harbaugh on Twitter

Dr. Saturday

SEC commissioner Greg Sankey will not tweet back at you, Jim Harbaugh.

The SEC isn't too fond of Harbaugh's idea to hold part of Michigan's spring practice sessions on spring break in Florida. Sankey said earlier in the week that the SEC has asked the NCAA to prevent teams from practicing during spring break.

Wednesday, Harbaugh fired off this tweet.

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And Sankey had this to say to Al.com about it.

"I'm not going to reduce what is an important conversation to some childhood use of Twitter," Sankey told the site. "This is an important issue."

We'll leave it up to you whether or not you think Harbaugh would believe that is whining. Or if Twitter serves any adult purpose, for that matter.

The NCAA would have to issue a quick ruling for Sankey's desire to prevent Michigan from practicing in Florida to be fulfilled. Michigan is planning on practicing from Feb. 27-March 6 in Florida. That's in less than three weeks. Sankey told Al.com that he hopes the NCAA will deal with the issue in a "timely manner" and views the issue as part of a larger discussion of the time college athletes spend in sports activities.

"Do I have expectations of the governing structure?" Sankey said. "No, I've learned not to have expectations in the governing structure. I still believe that the perspective I have offered is the appropriate perspective given where we are now in the time-demand conversation."

The Wolverines are scheduled to practice at IMG Academy, a school in Florida that boasts some top recruits in the 2017 class.

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Nick Bromberg
is the assistant editor of Dr. Saturday on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at nickbromberg@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter!

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