Sunday, January 10, 2021 - 11:03pm
Jim Harbaugh's wait to sign his contract spoke volumes.

On May 13, 2019, the day John Beilein announced he would leave Michigan basketball for the Cleveland Cavaliers, athletic director Warde Manuel was asked if he had discussed a contract extension with Jim Harbaugh.

“I’m not going to announce any conversations I’ve had with Jim about his contract or whatever,” Manuel said that day.

Friday, January 8, 2021 - 5:28pm

Jim Harbaugh, for now, put an end to rumors of his imminent departure. A month after Michigan’s season officially ended, Harbaugh put pen to paper on a four-year, $20 million contract extension on Friday that will see him remain in Ann Arbor for the foreseeable future.

Friday, January 8, 2021 - 12:46pm

Jim Harbaugh and Michigan are close to signing a five-year contract extension with a base salary of $4 million annually, according to a source. The source spoke anonymously since they were not authorized to publicly comment on the situation.

Friday, January 8, 2021 - 11:11am
Michigan has found its new defensive coordinator.

Baltimore Ravens linebacker coach Mike Macdonald will become Michigan’s defensive coordinator following the Ravens’ playoff run. Michigan officially confirmed the move Jan. 17 after the Ravens were eliminated from the playoffs. The news was originally reported by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 - 4:39pm

Michigan’s 2021 defense took a hit on Tuesday afternoon, as redshirt sophomore linebacker Cameron McGrone announced via Twitter that he will enter the 2021 NFL Draft.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 6:19pm
Recruiting needs to be a primary concern for Michigan's next defensive coordinator.

The lesson of defensive coordinator Don Brown’s tenure isn’t to solve your problems with aggression. Nor is it to play zone coverage or rush four on every play. It’s much, much more basic.

Players make the scheme work. Not the other way around.

In one of his first press conferences at Michigan in August 2016, Brown was asked about the perception of his defense as high-risk, high-reward. He interrupted the question.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 4:23pm
Defensive Coordinator Don Brown reportedly has been fired.

According to The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman, Michigan defensive coordinator Don Brown has been fired.

This is Michigan’s first staff change after a calamitous 2-4 season, in which it ranked 87th in yards per game and 96th in scoring defense nationwide.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 5:13pm
Michigan held onto enough recruits to net a top-10 recruiting class.

Jim Harbaugh still hasn’t signed a contract extension.

But on National Signing Day, the impact of his unclear future seemed to be little. The Wolverines signed 20 commits, netting four-star running back Donovan Edwards and hanging onto four-star receiver Xavier Worthy after a late push by Alabama. 

Monday, December 14, 2020 - 12:24pm
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said the Wolverines plan to play Saturday.

The Michigan football team returned to full practice on Sunday and plans to play on Saturday.

Sunday, December 13, 2020 - 5:01pm
Michigan's final game against Iowa amounts to almost nothing.

Let them go home. End this season, end it now.