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Jim Harbaugh Announces When Michigan Will Reveal Its 2017 Roster

Head coach Jim Harbaugh looks on while playing the Illinois Fighting Illini on October 22, 2016 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

ANN ARBOR, MI - OCTOBER 22: Head coach Jim Harbaugh looks on while playing the Illinois Fighting Illini on October 22, 2016 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Michigan won the game 41-8. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

He had been getting criticized for not releasing one.

Michigan has yet to release its official 2017 football roster, despite the fact the season will kick off in two weeks.

This is clearly not the norm, and people have noticed. Just this past week, NJ.com filed a FOIA request to obtain the document.

Now, we finally know when UM's roster will be unveiled. Head coach Jim Harbaugh said the roster will be determined following the final tryouts for spots on August 28 and it will be revealed on August 30.

Harbaugh has been notoriously discreet with his depth chart in the past, so this 'Rostergate' seems to be an extreme version of that.

Michigan could clearly have put some updated version of its roster up by now and merely added any new walk-ons to it.