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Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh called rumors about his departure for the NFL "warmed up oatmeal." Last year, Harbaugh called such rumors an attempt to hurt Michigan recruiting.

Jim Harbaugh calls questions about NFL ‘warmed up oatmeal’; QB Brandon Peters’ ‘swagger’ has Michigan’s attention

Tolly Taylor

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Jim Harbaugh calls questions about NFL ‘warmed up oatmeal’

Last year, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh called people who speculated about him jumping to the NFL “jive turkeys.” This year, Harbaugh called NFL speculation “…warmed up oatmeal. I’m not a big fan of warmed up oatmeal.”

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QB Brandon Peters’ ‘swagger’ has Michigan’s attention

Wolverines quarterback Brandon Peters used to be told he was too quiet. During Michigan’s practice in Tampa, Fla., for the New Year’s Day Outback Bowl, Peters looked in control and stayed after practice to throw with receivers and staffers. Peters seems to have made changes to keep his grip on the starting job.

Offensive line questions continue to plague Wolverines

Michigan’s offensive line has been the most discussed position group, besides quarterback, for the better part of a decade, and that’s not likely to change anytime soon; the 2017 version had similar challenges to previous iterations.

TE Jake Butt shares bowl game advice

Former Michigan tight end Jake Butt, who tore his ACL in his final college game, shared his advice for other college players who have to decide if they want to risk their NFL future in a bowl game. The Denver Broncos tight end shared his advice in The Players Tribune.

Jim Harbaugh mulls Devin Bush, Sr. for staff vacancy

Harbaugh made Devin Bush Sr. Michigan’s interim safeties coach during Outback Bowl preparation. Bush is  replacing Brian Smith, who took the defensive coordinator job at Rice.

Michigan women’s basketball tops Penn State 89-69

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