U-M president Santa J. Ono: Jim Harbaugh is coming back to Michigan football

The band is really getting back together, and that includes the man who writes all the songs.

Despite a tumultuous offseason in which head coach Jim Harbaugh flirted with the NFL once again, a handful of unexpected players entered the NCAA transfer portal and NCAA allegations of Level I and II violations by the program arose, it has been mostly good news for Michigan football. The Wolverines had Blake Corum, Trevor Keegan, Zak Zinter, Kris Jenkins, Michael Barrett and Cornelius Johnson return instead of leaving for the league, and the biggest news came on Monday.

New Michigan president Santa J. Ono took to Twitter to announce he spoke to Jim Harbaugh and that Harbaugh told him he will remain with the program.

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While concessions and contract figures were not announced and said contract has to be signed, that’s huge news for the maize and blue, and potentially stems any damage to recruiting, which happened last year.

More on this story as it develops.


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Story originally appeared on Wolverines Wire