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ESPN's Marcellus Wiley Reports Jim Harbaugh Will Become Michigan's Head Football Coach, Announcement Coming After NFL Season

ESPN SportsNation host and former NFL defensive lineman Marcellus Wiley is reporting Jim Harbaugh will become Michigan's head football coach. According to Wiley, an announcement will come at the conclusion of the NFL season. 

Harbaugh, a Michigan alumnus, has one year remaining on his contract with San Francisco, but it has been believed for weeks that this season will be the 50-year-old's last with the 49ers. San Francisco, eliminated from playoff contention, will play its final game Dec. 28. 

There are reports claiming Michigan's offer to Harbaugh is close to $8 million a season. FOX Sports' college football insider Bruce Feldman says that figure "is not accurate." 

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This report should probably be taken with a grain of salt, as Wiley is not a reporter. The former defensive lineman did play 10 seasons in the NFL, though - including three on the West Coast with the San Diego Chargers - so he likely has a decent amount of connections in the league.