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Jim Harbaugh Reportedly Interviewing With NFL Team

A closeup of Jim Harbaugh during a Michigan football game.

MADISON, WI - NOVEMBER 18: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines watches action during a game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium on November 18, 2017 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

The door is left ajar for Jim Harbaugh's possible return to the NFL.

On Saturday, NBC's Pro Football Talk reported that the Michigan head coach is interviewing with the Minnesota Vikings, per a source.

The Vikings moved on from coach Mike Zimmer and GM Rick Spielman at the tail end of this season. Now with Minnesota continuing its coaching search and a number of spots already filled, Minnesota turns their eyes to Jim Harbaugh.

Harbaugh did a good job of turning around the Wolverines' program, punctuated by a long-awaited win over Ohio State in 2021. However, after the season, a number of reports started to surface that Harbaugh may like to return to the NFL.

In his one and only head coaching stint in the pros, Harbaugh posted a 44-19-1 record with the 49ers from 2011-2014. That run included three NFC Championship games and a Super Bowl appearance against his brother John.

The Vikings are hoping Harbaugh could bring some of that success to the Twin Cities.