It’s football’s version of “Will He or Won’t He?” It’s the ongoing saga of Jim Harbaugh and whether or not he leaves Michigan to coach in the NFL.
Despite the occasional indication that Harbaugh would stay there is much more out there that indicates he would leave if the right offer came along. And some people at Michigan are reportedly believing that.
In a report by Bruce Feldman at The Athletic, some within Michigan believe that if the Las Vegas Raiders offered Harbaugh a job that he would accept.
Feldman’s sources acknowledge that they could be wrong because Harbaugh is “hard to read” but they have reason to believe he would leave for the Raiders. For one thing, Harbaugh has a “long friendship” with Mark Davis. Second, Harbaugh has coached Michigan for seven years and that’s a bit uncharacteristic from him given his previous jobs lasted four years at most. And third, there’s a belief that Harbaugh would someday want to go back to the NFL.
Who knows what’s going to happen. Quite frankly, until all the NFL head coaching spots are filled, there’s a possibility Jim Harbaugh will go. And based on what some people at Michigan believe, it may very well be with the Raiders.