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Coaching staff metrics analyst Adam McClintock graded Jim Harbaugh as the No. 8 coach in the Big Ten, making the 2017 season Harbaugh's worst since he started grading Harbaugh in 2007.

Jim Harbaugh ranked No. 8 coach in Big Ten; Shea Patterson ‘1 of a kind,’ former Ole Miss LB says

Tolly Taylor

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Jim Harbaugh ranked No. 8 coach in Big Ten

Coaching staff metrics analyst Adam McClintock — aka the College Football Professor — told Land of 10 recently that he ranked Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh as his No. 66 coach nationally and No. 8 in the Big Ten, sandwiched between Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz (No. 48 nationally) and Minnesota newbie P.J. Fleck (No. 89). McClintock said, “That was his worst coaching year in FBS over his career that I’ve recorded.”

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Shea Patterson ‘1 of a kind,’ former Ole Miss LB says

Speaking at the Senior Bowl, Ole Miss linebacker Marquis Haynes said Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson is “one of a kind.” Haynes was Patterson’s teammate at Ole Miss, and called Patterson’s performance in Ole Miss’ victory over No. 8 Texas A&M in 2016 his most impressive.

Mike McCray talks his future and Jim Harbaugh

Former Wolverines linebacker Mike McCray shared his thoughts on his NFL future and Harbaugh after the Senior Bowl. McCray said he’ll miss Harbaugh’s intensity and feels like Michigan practices prepared him for the NFL.

Calvin Anderson, Mustapha Muhammad in Ann Arbor with top 2019 prospects

Tight end Mustapha Muhammad took his official visit to Michigan last weekend, after signing his national letter of intent on Dec. 20 as a member of the 2018 class. Muhammad is a 4-star prospect, according to the 247Sports composite, and the Wolverines are hoping another Houston player, Rice left tackle grad transfer Calvin Anderson, will choose Ann Arbor as well.

Wolverines basketball must be more consistent

Nick Baumgardner of the Detroit Free Press argues the Wolverines must be more consistent if they want to be one of the best teams in the country. When they’re at their best, they can beat any team in America.

Michigan women’s basketball coach gets 400th win


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