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Kirby Smart Becomes Latest to Disagree with Jim Harbaugh's Spring Break Idea

"I think the NCAA in due time will have to step in."

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Georgia Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart spoke to the Macon Touchdown Club yesterday and covered a host of topics, not the least of which was Jim Harbaugh's controversial idea for Michigan to host practices in Florida over spring break.

While some have disagreed with the idea because it would mean extra practice time for players, Smart has another issue.

From DawgNation:

"They're obviously trying to gain a competitive advantage and that's their right. But I think the NCAA in due time will have to step in," Smart said, adding later: "I don't know how it's going to go down. It's going to be interesting to see, though."

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey, ACC Commissioner John Swofford and NCAA President Mark Emmert have already hit out against Harbaugh's idea, so Smart has plenty of company.

Smart also mentioned unintended consequences, such as recruiting rules and whether or not the practices will be open to other coaches, calling it a "Pandora's Box."

Needless to say, he doesn't plan to emulate Harbaugh with his own spring break practices.