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Jim Harbaugh’s price jet costs a ridiculous amount

You didn’t think that Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh went on all those weird recruiting trips on public transportation, did you? Of course not! Harbaugh flies a private jet for recruiting as per his contract with Michigan, and each trip costs a pretty hefty penny. According to acquired documents, Harbaugh’s trips cost $10,000 per day to fly. Over a 12-day recruiting period...
Via Campus Sports Net
48 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh visited Willie Mays: ‘Just went and knocked on the door’

Judge Judy isn’t the only celebrity or sports figure that Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh admires. The Michigan head coach apparently has been anxious to spend some one-on-one time with MLB Hall of Famer, Willie Mays. So how exactly did Harbaugh wind up at Mays’ kitchen table? Feel like I've died & gone to heaven. Spending time with baseball's greatest player & my friend...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Harbaugh’s Contract Includes Use Of Private Plane For Recruiting

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh just wrapped up an impressive 2016 recruiting class including the No. 1 overall player, defensive tackle Rashan Gary, snagging players from 13 different states in the process. It was an impressive haul, good enough for the No. 5 class in the country, according to 247 Sports composite rankings. Successfully hitting 13 different states involves a lot...
Via College Spun
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dantonio open to moving Michigan State spring practice, too

Mark Dantonio and Jim Harbaugh are competitors, but Dantonio told admitted Harbaugh's idea to move part of Michigan's spring practice to Florida has some merit. SpartanTailgate reports Dantonio threw out the possibility of Michigan State going to Texas or Florida for spring practice during a speaking appearance at an annual tailgate event in Grand Rapids on Thursday night. Michigan...
Via Fox Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh is spending a bunch of Michigan's money on private jets

One of the great things about being a big-time college football coach is the perks, and Jim Harbaugh is taking full advantage of his at Michigan as he should.Harbaugh's contract includes a certain amount for private jets, both for business and personal uses. USA Today requested financial documents from Michigan from the time Harbaugh was hired in December 2014 through Aug. 21, 2015...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Harbaugh jet usage costs Michigan $10K a day

Tweet According to a report from USA Today, the University of Michigan invested a pretty penny in Jim Harbaugh’s travel budget during the first month he was hired. In documents obtained by the news organization it was discovered the University spent more than $10,000 daily during a 12-day stretch back in January of 2015. This amounted to roughly $136,000 in total travel...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mark Dantonio looking to follow Jim Harbaugh’s out-of-state practice path?

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has certainly changed the game of college football for the Wolverines in the last year he has been there. From holding spring practices out of state to hosting a giant party featuring Ric Flair and Tom Brady to watch National Signing Day, it has been a wild and crazy ride. Harbaugh is expected to take his team to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh’s Use Of Michigan Private Jet For Recruiting Reportedly Amounts To $10K/Day

Jim Harbaugh’s been recruiting at an extremely high level since becoming Michigan’s head coach last offseason. The Wolverines are paying for it, too.  According to a report by USA Today, Michigan spent nearly $10K/day during a 12-day stretch in early 2015 on a private jet Harbaugh used to travel the country recruiting.  From the report:  During a 12-day stretch in his first...
Via College Spun
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: SVP points out the irony in John Harbaugh’s ‘whining’ tweet

John Harbaugh got himself involved in a bit of a Twitter spat with the SEC earlier this week. After the SEC conference tried to block Harbaugh and the Wolverines’ trip down to the IMG Academy in Florida to train over spring break, Harbaugh posted a tweet reading, “Does anyone find whining to be attractive?” Scott Van Pelt, being as astute as ever, pointed out the irony of that...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

NCAA College Football 2016: Jim Harbaugh Tries to Upstage the SEC and Other News

Apparently, the SEC wants the Michigan Wolverines to be hit with a 15-yard unnecessary practice foul for wanting to come down to Florida to show off their program during Spring practice. George Schroeder of USA TODAY Sports wrote a story on the paper’s website that outlines just how Michigan’s head coach Jim Harbaugh is once again pushing the envelope in terms of stepping on...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

SEC, ACC hypocrisy on display in race to stop Harbaugh

(USATSI) Alabama may have put the Southeastern Conference back atop the college football world last month, but Jim Harbaugh isn’t backing down. The Michigan head coach has captured headlines since returning to his alma mater less than 14 months ago and his most recent ploy has shone a light on the hypocrisy of southern schools. Harbaugh announced following Michigan’s Signing...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State could join Michigan with springtime practice travel plans

College football is on the edge of entering its very own imperial era, and the state of Michigan is leading the charge. Not to be outdone by in-state rival Jim Harbaugh and Michigan, Michigan State Head Coach Mark Dantonio said he is considering holding spring practices down south. Dantonio told mlive.com as long as those kinds of practices are legal under NCAA rules, he will look...
Via The Comeback
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mark Dantonio Considering Following Jim Harbaugh’s Lead, Holding Michigan State Practices Out-Of-State

The enemy of Mark Dantonio’s enemy is his friend enemy.  The Michigan State coach said tonight that he’s considering following Jim Harbaugh’s lead and holding Spartans’ spring practices in warm weather locations typically heavily recruited by the SEC.  Dantonio made these comments while speaking at the sixth annual Spartan Winter Tailgate at the JW Marriott Grand Rapids...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Has Funny Caption To Photo Of Sarah With Justin Timberlake

Jim Harbaugh is out in California for this weekend’s Pebble Beach Pro Am. Justin Timberlake, also taking part in the celebrity golf event, got in a photo with Sarah Harbaugh, and the Michigan coach. Harbaugh’s caption to the photo: “Sarah’s dream just came true.” Sarah’s dream just came true. A photo posted by Jim Harbaugh (@coachjim4um) on Feb 11, 2016 at 1:13pm...
Via Diehardsport
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Michigan Reportedly Adds San Jose St. WR Coach Jimmie Dougherty To Jim Harbaugh's Coaching Staff.

Jimmie Dougherty. Img. via sjuspartans.com.Michigan reportedly has a new addition to head coach Jim Harbaugh's coaching staff. SI.com reporter Thayer Evans posted a report via his  Twitter feed that San Jose State assistant head coach and wide receivers coach Jimmie Dougherty would be leaving the the school to become an offensive assistant coach at Michigan. San Jose St. asst...

Photo: Jim Harbaugh’s Hanging Out With Justin Timberlake Today

The offseason of Jim Harbaugh continued in spectacular fashion today.  The Michigan head coach, out in California for the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament, ran into Justin Timberlake.  Harbaugh tweeted out a photo of Timberlake and his wife, Sarah.  Sarah’s dream just came true. pic.twitter.com/e6Pmp1avMZ — Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) February 11, 2016 Urban...
Via College Spun
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Ohio State seven spots below Michigan in 2016 ESPN college football ranking

ESPN’s Mark Schlabach updated his college football Top 25 rankings after National Signing Day. The Ohio State Buckeyes dominated the Michigan Wolverines on the field in 2015 with a 42-13 win, then snuck out a close victory in the recruiting wars by finishing fifth in the ESPN ranks as the Wolverines pulled the sixth spot. However, on-field and on-paper results were eschewed when...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh opens the troll gate for the SEC

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh is a bit of a Twitter master with his ability to subtweet on the fly. He unloaded 140 characters or fewer on Wednesday in what can only be described as a silent retaliation against the SEC, which is attempting to go to the NCAA to shut down his spring break plans. Last week, Harbaugh mentioned his plan to take the Wolverines down to Florida for spring...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan Hires Jimmy Dougherty From SJSU

According to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans, Michigan has hired San Jose State’s Jimmie Dougherty to be the team’s new assistant offensive coach. San Jose St. asst. HC, pass game coord. & WRs coach Jimmie Dougherty is a new asst. offensive coach for Michigan's Jim Harbaugh per source. — Thayer Evans (@ThayerEvansSI) February 11, 2016 It was believed that Dougherty...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey Responds To Jim Harbaugh’s “Whining” Subtweet

YouTube/Jim Harbaugh The war of words between Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh and the SEC continues. After Jim Harbaugh blatantly subtweeted about the SEC “whining” over his upcoming spring football team trip to IMG Academy, the conference’s commissioner Greg Sankey has responded. From AL.com: “I’m not going to reduce what is an important conversation to some childhood use...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Scott Van Pelt Hilariously Illustrates The Irony Of Jim Harbaugh’s “Whine” Tweet

Jim Harbaugh sent out a not-so-subtle tweet on Wednesday. The Michigan coach subtweeted the entire SEC with his “Does anyone find whining to be attractive?” comment.  Scott Van Pelt found the tweet to be somewhat ironic.  The SportsCenter anchor hilariously illustrated the irony of the tweet during his late-night show yesterday.  .@notthefakeSVP illustrates the irony of...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Paul Finebaum calls Jim Harbaugh ‘the Donald Trump of college football’

Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh has ruffled a few feathers in SEC territory after announcing his team would head to Florida for a week of practices during the university’s annual spring break. The latest to be ruffled by Harbaugh planting his flag in the heart of SEC country? ESPN radio and television personality Paul Finebaum. According to For The Win, Finebaum likened...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

If there's no rule, Jim Harbaugh just doesn't care what anybody thinks

It's obvious he absolutely relishes being a horse's rear end, which is the way he feels he has to be to shake Michigan out of decade-long funk.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
2 days ago

Michigan TE Jake Butt Likes Jim Harbaugh’s Idea To Practice Over Spring Break

Jim Harbaugh is considering taking his Michigan football team to Florida over spring break. The Wolverines will have some practices in the warm weather and show off their brand in SEC country.  There’s been some backlash to the idea, most notably from the SEC. Others don’t like Harbaugh forcing his players to travel across the country – and practice – during the week off...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Paul Finebaum Explains Why Jim Harbaugh Is “The Donald Trump Of College Football”

Jim Harbaugh continues to steal the headlines around college football, most recently because of his back-and-forth with the SEC over his announced trip to IMG Academy for a week of spring football practice. Soon after Harbaugh took to Twitter to [possibly] respond to the SEC, ESPN college football analyst Paul Finebaum came to the conference’s defense, saying that Michigan’s...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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