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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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Three NFL Head Coaches Had Interest In Michigan Job

If there is one thing that we can all agree on, it’s that Jim Harbaugh seems to be the perfect man for the job with the Michigan Wolverines. The former Wolverines quarterback took the job after he parted ways with the San Francisco 49ers following three NFC Championship appearences. Oh, and let’s not forget that Harbaugh also took the 49ers to a Super Bowl. But that’s all irrelevant...
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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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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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Mack Brown on Jim Harbaugh: “You have to give him an A-plus”

Jim Harbaugh has yet to lead the Michigan Wolverines football team in a regular-season game, but ESPN analyst Mack Brown gives the first-year coach high marks for his offseason work. During a conference call on Wednesday, per Angelique S. Chengelis of The Detroit News, the former Texas coach gives Harbaugh an A-plus for generating excitement around the program that finished 5-7...
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ESPN College Football Analyst Mack Brown Grades Jim Harbaugh On Job He’s Done So Far At Michigan

Jim Harbaugh has yet to coach one regular season game as the leader of Michigan’s football program, so there’s not a whole lot you can truly evaluate him on.  Mack Brown’s doing it anyway. The ESPN college football analyst appeared on a conference call with Michigan reporters Wednesday afternoon. During his discussion with the media, Brown evaluated Harbaugh on the job he’s...
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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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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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