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Jim Harbaugh is the betting favorite to become Michigan's next head coach at 2/1 odds.

By SI Wire
December 03, 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. 

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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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