Update: Jim Harbaugh Interviews With The Minnesota Vikings
ESPN reported "Jim Harbaugh told [athletic director] Warde Manuel that this would not be a [reoccurring issue] and he would stay at Michigan as long as it wants him."
"Despite leaving Michigan on National Signing Day to interview for an opening with the Minnesota Vikings, Jim Harbaugh has decided to spurn NFL opportunities to remain the coach of his alma mate."
The NFL posted,
Is Harbaugh taking his talents to the NFL? These rumors have been circulating for years. Just last month, the sports world was saying he was going to The Raiders. Sports World Speculates Harbaugh Is Leaving Michigan For The NFL
It's like a version of Where's Waldo. Where's Harbaugh? Does Harbaugh feel good in purple? Recent speculation has him going to the Minnesota Vikings. According to a report from Michigan insider, Chris Balas, Harbaugh is meeting with the Vikings today. That meeting is “a formality” and Harbaugh will be offered the job.
"Big day on the Jim Harbaugh front with Michigan. He’s meeting with the Vikings today. He had zoomed with them a few days ago. The feeling from sources inside UM is that he’s getting offered the HC job and will take it."
ESPN's Heather Dinich is already naming Harbaughs replacement. Michigan offensive coordinator Josh Gattis could get the head coaching job if Harbaugh leaves. Dinich stated,
"Harbaugh has been planning and preparing for this interview as if he’s going to get it, and so is Michigan. @Coach_Gattis will get a good look if Harbaugh leaves."
The Spun by Sports illustrated is reporting that Harbaugh may leave Michigan on National Signing Day. This appeared on Twitter.
Veteran broadcaster Al Michaels has some decisions on the way too. After next Sunday’s Super Bowl, the 77-year-old television personality will have completed his current contract with NBC. According to Michaels, he has “options” heading into the 2022 offseason.
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