Jim Harbaugh rumors: Michigan coach has told recruits he's listening to NFL offers, reportedly has interest in Raiders

2 weeks ago 42

Written By Edward Sutelan

Share

Harbaugh 1-4-GettyImages-ftr (Getty Images)

As NFL coaching rumors statesman to prime up with the extremity of the 2021 regular play nearing, 1 sanction continues to surface: Jim Harbaugh.

The Michigan coach, caller disconnected starring the Wolverines to the College Football Playoff, has told the household of 1 imaginable enlistee that helium volition entertain offers from NFL teams, 247Sports reported.

"He was up beforehand with america astir that," Larry Clemons, begetter of four-star wide receiver Darrius Clemons, told the recruiting service. "I had Coach Harbaugh talk to my pastor. They had a bully conversation. Our pastor asked him astir that, and that's conscionable that's the [reply] that helium gave him."

MORE: Jim Harbaugh declaration details

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, meanwhile, reported Saturday that Harbaugh has travel up successful NFL coaching searches and that the Raiders in particular have shown involvement successful hiring him. Rapoport noted that Harbaugh is believed to besides person involvement successful Las Vegas.

"[The Raiders] are besides acceptable to bash a existent search, not an anointing similar they did past clip with Jon Gruden, truthful we'll spot wherever the hunt takes them," Rapoport said. "But astatine the least, determination is capable involvement connected some sides to marque america deliberation this is astatine slightest somewhat real, though arsenic 1 source, who is precise well-informed of this, told maine (Friday night), Harbaugh loves to beryllium courted."

MORE: Will Michigan manager permission Wolverines for NFL return?

Harbaugh is coming disconnected his champion play since taking implicit arsenic Michigan's caput manager successful 2015. The Wolverines bushed rival Ohio State for the archetypal clip since 2011 and claimed the outright Big Ten title for the archetypal clip since 2003. Before the season, Harbaugh signed a four-year hold that volition wage him little than his erstwhile deal but secured his aboriginal successful Ann Arbor done astatine slightest 2025.

Harbaugh spent conscionable 4 years arsenic a caput manager successful the NFL but recovered plentifulness of occurrence during that time. He was astatine the helm of the 49ers from 2011 done 2014, going 44-19-1. He took San Francisco to the Super Bowl pursuing the 2012 play earlier losing to his brother John and the Ravens. His .695 winning percent is the fifth-highest each time, according to Pro Football Reference.

Harbaugh's archetypal full-time coaching presumption was with the Raiders from 2002-03 arsenic the team's quarterbacks coach. A erstwhile NFL quarterback, Harbaugh spent the archetypal 7 years of his pro vocation playing for the Bears, different squad that is expected to beryllium looking for a caller manager this offseason.

JON GRUDEN EMAILS, EXPLAINED: Raiders manager resigns pursuing merchandise of damning messages

Gruden resigned arsenic Las Vegas manager midseason aft leaked emails showed him utilizing racist, sexist and homophobic language. The emails were collected by the NFL arsenic portion of the league's workplace misconduct probe of the Washington Football Team.

Gruden was replaced connected an interim ground by Rich Bisaccia, who has gone 6-5. Should the Raiders bushed the Chargers connected "Sunday Night Football," Las Vegas would scope the playoffs for the archetypal clip since 2016 and lone the 2nd clip since 2002, erstwhile it mislaid to Gruden's Buccaneers successful Super Bowl 37.

Drew Lock 1-8 getty-ftr

Chiefs vs. Broncos unrecorded score, updates, highlights from NFL Saturday crippled

Chiefs vs. Broncos unrecorded score, updates, highlights from NFL Saturday crippled

NFL-playoffs-122919-Getty-FTR

How galore teams marque the NFL playoffs? Updated standings for 2022 playoff bracket

How galore teams marque the NFL playoffs? Updated standings for 2022 playoff bracket

Kirk-Herbstreit-Chris-Fowler-010522

Why Kirk Herbstreit, Chris Fowler are announcing Chiefs vs. Broncos successful Week 18

Why Kirk Herbstreit, Chris Fowler are announcing Chiefs vs. Broncos

NFL-playoffs-122919-Getty-FTR

When bash the NFL playoffs commencement successful 2022? Date, TV docket & updated AFC, NFC playoff brackets

When bash the NFL playoffs commencement successful 2022? Date, TV docket & updated AFC, NFC playoff brackets

NFL-Logo-080521-GETTY-FTR

NFL playoff bracket, explained: How byes, seeding volition enactment successful 2022 with 17-game format

NFL playoff bracket, explained: How byes, seeding volition enactment successful 2022 with 17-game format

Read Entire Article