ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) If the hoopla surrounding Jim Harbaugh’s return to Michigan seemed like a bit much at times, just wait until next season. Harbaugh’s first year at the helm did nothing to dispel the hype. Michigan went 10-3 under its new coach, reaching double-digit victories for only the second time in nine seasons. The biggest blip on the resume was a blowout loss at home against Ohio State, but the 17th-ranked Wolverines bounced back with a 41-7 win over Florida in the Citrus Bowl. ”Coached a great group of guys – really enjoyed to coach,” Harbaugh said. ”The coaching staff that was so good, and I give them the credit in terms of coaching, but the way the staff came together, the trust that everybody had, we were real allies for each other.” Now the Wolverines can aim even higher in 2016. Although there was plenty of excitement after Harbaugh’s arrival, expectations were reasonably modest for his season, especially after Michigan lost its opener at Utah. Then the Wolverines announced their presence with a five-game winning streak that included three consecutive shutouts. By the time Michigan State came to town Oct. 17, Michigan was actually favored over the… Read full this story
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