Jim Harbaugh warmed up with Michigan’s players before Utah game

Friday September 4th, 2015

Michigan still hadn’t publicly named a starting quarterback before taking the field at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Thursday evening to face Utah, so what did Jim Harbaugh do? The head coach took some reps under center himself.

Harbaugh’s high-intensity approach is nothing new to football fans, but it was nonetheless eye-opening to see him donning long sleeves while getting in some reps. The khakis, though? You knew those would be out in full force.


Harbaugh warming up the receivers (video)

A video posted by @marksnyder1 on

Just terrific. And it looks like Harbaugh still has good form—from 1983–1986, he completed 62.4% of his passes and threw for 5,449 yards, 31 touchdowns and 22 interceptions as Michigan’s quarterback.

Just before kickoff, Michigan did finally name Jake Rudock as the Wolverines’ starter.

Mike Fiammetta

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