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Rhetoric be damned, Michigan, Harbaugh begin sky high expectation era

Follow TSS on Twitter @TheStudentSect Tomorrow, the pomp and circumstance ends. The lead up to the marriage and all the lovey-dovey crap went on for a while, but the honeymoon is over and tomorrow, you go back to work and start sifting through all those bills that collected in the mailbox while you were gone. We all get it. Jim Harbaugh wears khakis (and why that’s such an ordeal...
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Harbaugh named starting QB but won't announce it

The biggest question surrounding Jim Harbaugh’s coaching debut at his alma mater is which quarterback will lead the Michigan Wolverines against the Utah Utes, but don’t expect an answer until Thursday night. According to MLive’s Nick Baumgardner, despite the depth chart not designating a starter, Harbaugh has told Jake Rudock and Shane Morris who won the competition. Harbaugh...
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Frank Beamer Recalls Incredibly Awkward Conversation He Had With Jim Harbaugh

Jim Harbaugh is a weird guy Vol. 1,213 has been brought to us by Bleacher Report’s Lars Anderson.  Anderson wrote a lengthy feature on Michigan’s new football coach. In the feature, Frank Beamer recalls an odd conversation he had with Harbaugh in 2010 when his Virginia Tech team was set to face Stanford in the Orange Bowl.  Beamer coaches at Virginia Tech, Jim. Harbaugh,...
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Report: Brady convinced Harbaugh to return to Michigan

An early December win by the New England Patriots might have changed the face of Michigan football. Tom Brady helped convince Jim Harbaugh to return to Michigan as head coach, according to an excerpt from “Endzone: The Rise, Fall and Return of Michigan Football,” by John Bacon. It took a Patriots win to get up the guts to ask Brady, however. Check out the pertinent section...
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Report: Three NFL head coaches were interested in Michigan job

Author and Michigan alum John U. Bacon’s latest book entitled ”Endzone: The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football” chronicles the tenure of former Michigan AD Dave Brandon and head coach Brady Hoke and looks ahead to the Wolverine program under Jim Harbaugh. Bacon is doing an AMA on Reddit today and dropped a very interesting piece of info on the coaching search that...
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Jim Harbaugh thought phone call from Michael Jordan was a prank

During the course of Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh’s career, he has met some amazing personalities, including one of his favorites in Judge Judy, whom he recently played gin rummy with. However, someone that completely blew Harbaugh away was NBA legend Michael Jordan, who called him this summer. The conversation went as follows according to Harbaugh (via ESPN): “Harbaugh...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Opening Drive: Utah alum Jordan Gross is fed up with the HarBros

We’re on the road again as the #FS1OpeningDrive tour bus is leaving Charlotte and is headed to Atlanta for our next stop. Throughout the tour, we’ll provide a morning recap of the news, commentary, tidbits and whimsy surrounding our tour stops, as we prepare for Michigan vs. Utah, Sept. 3 on FOX Sports 1. Jordan Gross stands up for Utah, throws khakis at The HarBros We...
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Video: Jim Harbaugh Didn’t Believe Michael Jordan Actually Called Him

Earlier this month, Michigan announced that it would become the first Nike school to sport the Jordan brand logo on its uniforms, instead of the company’s traditional Swoosh. Apparently, Michael Jordan himself even called Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh to talk about the deal. It turns out Harbaugh initially didn’t believe he was talking to the former NBA superstar. Thursday...
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Michigan students not allowed to bring phones to open practice

Michigan is holding an open practice exclusively for students tonight, with the general public and media barred from attending. While it’s cool the Wolverines are connecting with the student body, the security measures for tonight’s session are a little head-scratching. Specifically, students won’t be allowed to bring their phones into the open practice. Perhaps Jim Harbaugh...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

11 reasons why FS1's Opening Drive Tour will be insane and awesome

by Eddie Maisonet, III As the dog days of summer near its conclusion and kids prepare to take their talents back to school, the return of college football means that the season is a changing. With that, we’re on the bus with The HarBros, Cleatus and other Fox Sports personalities to celebrate the return of college football with a 12-day, 12-city tour across America that culminates...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

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