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Jim Harbaugh Wrote A Note To Parents Of Recruits Addressing “Exit Strategy” Rumors

Jim Harbaugh during pregame before Michigan's game.

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 03: Michigan Wolverines Head football coach Jim Harbaugh watches the pregame warms ups prior to the start of the game against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Michigan Stadium on November 3, 2018 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

On Tuesday afternoon, a report emerged suggesting Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh was working on an "exit strategy" that takes him back to the NFL.

Football Scoop reported Harbaugh's representatives "have their eye on getting their client back in the NFL."

The Michigan head coach issued a quick response. In a letter written to the parents of recruits, Harbaugh made it clear he has no plans to leave for the NFL.

Here's the letter, via Sam Webb of 247Sports:

"Dear Parents,

I am reaching out to let you know that the recent claims that I am "pursuing an exit strategy" are total crap. It's an annual strategy driven by our enemies to cause disruption to our program and to negatively recruit. By the way, I don't even have an "agent or representative."

I am committed to your sons, their education and to their development as football players and people. Please excuse the informality of this letter but I felt that it was important to get this out to you as quickly as possible.

Feel free to reach out if you have any questions. Happy to discuss.

Go Blue!

Jim Harbaugh"

The Wolverines sit at 5-2 on the season with games against No. 8 Notre Dame and No. 3 Ohio State left on the schedule.

After losing a heart-breaker to Penn State, the rumors of Harbaugh's exit grew louder. However, it appears he's not ready to make the jump back to the NFL just yet.