The former Florida head coach appears to be on the verge of landing a new job.
Jim McElwain appears to be on the verge of landing a new job. The former Florida head coach could be headed to Big Ten country.
Multiple reports have confirmed that McElwain is a strong candidate to join Michigan's staff. Jim Harbaugh has reportedly offered him a position on his offensive staff.
SI.com's Bruce Feldman says McElwain has emerged has a "strong candidate." Something official could come soon.
Jim McElwain has emerged as a strong candidate to join Jim Harbaugh’s staff at Michigan working with receivers, multiple sources told SI. It’s the position Dan Enos held briefly before taking a job at Alabama. One of the candidates for the job, Toledo offensive coordinator Brian Wright pulled out of consideration, according to a source.
The 55-year-old former Florida head coach interviewed for the Wolverines job recently.
McElwain, 55, was Florida's head coach from 2015-17. He was fired toward the end of the Gators' '17 season.
Former Jets offensive coordinator Johnny Morton is also reportedly a candidate for the job. He previously coached with Harbaugh in San Francisco.