Kirk Herbstreit took to Twitter to clarify his statement on Jim Harbaugh.
Saturday morning, ESPN College GameDay analyst Kirk Herbstreit, when discussing the coaching carousel, made a passing comment about the “rumors” that Jim Harbaugh could be headed to the NFL after this season. A few hours later, on Twitter, he issued a clarification.
Herbstreit, in his tweet, tried to make it clear that he doesn’t have any inside information. He says it was a reference to “different rumored scenarios” that are out there. He added that he hopes that Harbaugh stays in Ann Arbor, implying that he’s great for college football.
To be clear…I wasn’t suggesting on @CollegeGameDay this am that Jim Harbaugh is leaving UM but how many different rumored scenarios are out there. Personally hope he stays in AA till he retires. Think it’s GREAT he’s back home. Sorry for any misunderstanding.
— Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit) November 18, 2017
If we’re being honest, after every season, regardless where Harbaugh is coaching, there are rumors that he’ll be on the move soon. It’s also hard to see Harbaugh leaving Michigan before at least winning a Big Ten East title.