A yr in the past, Michigan completed with a 2–4 report that included inconsistent play, a number of COVID-19 breakouts and a degree of fan frustration that had many questioning if head coach Jim Harbaugh was nonetheless the suitable man for the job. Quick ahead simply 12 months and the Wolverines shall be taking part in for the Massive Ten East title towards rival Ohio State on Saturday.
Michigan is usually judged for the way it stacks up towards Ohio State, however one former Wolverines star needs followers to take a step again and recognize the turnaround Harbaugh has put collectively earlier than ‘The Sport.’
Former tight finish Jake Butt, who performed for Michigan from 2013–17 and not too long ago retired from the NFL resulting from accidents, took to Twitter on Friday morning to make the case that Harbaugh has carried out an unbelievable job with this yr’s workforce.
“Can we give large credit score to @CoachJim4UM? He takes all the blame and deflects all the reward as a real chief would do. Nobody gave him or this workforce a shot- but they’ve fought all yr and have a chance to beat Ohio and play for a B10 championship.
“He made essential and vital modifications this off season that drastically improved our workforce. It’s going to take our greatest tomorrow to beat OSU, however I’m with Coach and this group of gamers. Why not us?”
Harbaugh has amassed a 59–23 report with the Wolverines, together with a 41–17 mark within the Massive Ten, however has but to beat Ohio State in six tries and has but to win a Massive Ten East title.
If that is the yr he pulls it off, he’ll have one other big alternative. The Wolverines could be a lock for the School Soccer Playoff if they might then additionally win the Massive Ten title sport.
There’s an amazing deal driving on Saturday’s sport, per ordinary. It will kick off at midday E.T.
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