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Desmond Howard Asked If He Thinks Jim Harbaugh Could Be Fired

Desmond Howard gives his take on ESPN.

Jim Harbaugh been one of the most-hyped coaches in college football since he took the Michigan job, but so far, the results - at an elite level, anyway - haven't been there.

The Wolverines have had issues at the quarterback position since Harbaugh arrived in Ann Arbor, Mich. They've yet to win the Big Ten or beat Ohio State. Harbaugh has also struggled against Michigan State and Mark Dantonio.

Michigan enters the 2018 season with big expectations.

The Wolverines are a preseason top 15 team and with former 5-star recruit Shea Patterson under center, there's reason for optimism.

What if things go wrong, though? Could Harbaugh be coaching for his job?

ESPN college football analyst Desmond Howard, a former Michigan great, was asked this question.

His answer: No.


On Michigan's Jim Harbaugh, and whether or not his job is in jeopardy after a subpar 2017 season:

"I don't think so. I don't think he's on thin ice. I just don't."

So, there you have it.

Michigan opens its season on Sept. 1 against Notre Dame.