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Rachel Lenzi argues that Jim Harbaugh needs to choose an offensive coordinator quickly and can't rely on collaboration in 2018.

Jim Harbaugh must choose Michigan’s offensive coordinator; QB Wilton Speight hasn’t ruled out return

Tolly Taylor

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Jim Harbaugh must choose an offensive coordinator

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said he hasn’t picked an offensive coordinator for this season and that the play calling in 2018 will continue to be a collaborative process. Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi thinks that’s a mistake and argues that Harbaugh needs to pick an offensive coordinator quickly. Her pick: offensive line coach Ed Warinner.

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QB Wilton Speight hasn’t ruled out return to Michigan

On his “Attack Each Day” podcast Tuesday, Harbaugh revealed that quarterback Wilton Speight hasn’t ruled out returning to the Wolverines in 2018. According to an earlier report in the Detroit Free Press, Speight’s return would be contingent on whether transfer Shea Patterson is ruled eligible to play in 2018.

Former Michigan OL encourages current linemen

Former Michigan offensive lineman Mason Cole doesn’t see the offensive line as a reclamation project as much as a work in progress. Though the Wolverines surrendered 36 sacks and 83 tackles for loss in 2017, that didn’t cloud Cole’s outlook for the line in 2018.

FiveThirtyEight rates Wolverines’ title chances

According to analytic website FiveThirtyEight, Michigan’s championship percentage is the second-best among the Final Four teams, behind only Villanova’s 46 percent. FiveThirtyEight gives the Wolverines a 25-percent chance to win the NCAA Tournament.

Which factors will decide Michigan vs. Loyola-Chicago

Sports Illustrated’s Michael Beller breaks down the different factors that will decide Michigan vs. Loyola-Chicago on Saturday at 6:09 p.m. ET. Bottom line: Beller expects the Wolverines to pull it out.

Katelynn Flaherty selected for College Slam 3-point championship

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