Betting odds: Jim Harbaugh is favorite to be next Michigan coach

Wednesday December 3rd, 2014

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is the betting favorite to become Michigan's next head coach with 2/1 odds, according to Bovada

LSU head coach Les Miles is second at 5/2 odds, while Tennessee head coach Butch Jones and Oklahoma State head Mike Gundy both have 7/2 odds. Former Buccaneers and Rutgers head coach Greg Schiano rounds out the group with 9/2 odds. 

On Tuesday, Michigan fired head coach Brady Hoke after four seasons. The Wolverines went 5-7 in 2014 and saw their win total decrease in each year under Hoke. 

Michigan begins coaching search without a 'Michigan Man' in mind

Harbaugh played quarterback for four years at Michigan from 1983-1986. Miles was a Wolverine from 1974-1975, was an assistant coach at Michigan from 1980-1981 and returned to coach the offensive line from 1987-1994. 

Interim Michigan interim athletic director Jim Hackett is leading the coaching search. Hackett took over as interim AD after former athletic director Dave Brandon resigned on Oct. 31.

- Molly Geary

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