Jim Harbaugh And The Death Of The “Michigan Man” Myth

“I want to get rid of the word, ‘Michigan Man,’”- Paul Hackett, Interim Michigan AD. And today, with the hiring of former Wolverine Jim Harbaugh, Hackett and the folks in Ann Arbor have done just that. The phrase itself is a bit of a misnomer. It comes from the lips of the Wolverine’s greatest, most […]

Jim Harbaugh Is A Wolverine

Well, we already knew that. Now, Jim Harbaugh is the Prodigal Son, has returned home to Ann Arbor to be the head coach of the Michigan football team. After the end of Brady Hoke’s reign, Harbaugh was at, or near the top of most UM wish lists.

Harbaugh takes over at Michign after a four year stint as head coach with the San Francisco 49’ers. His college head coaching experience was with University of San Diego (2004-2006) and Stanford (2007-2010).

Although the coaching search drama and longevity resembled this, for a straightforward read of the UM search, you need to go here.

It seems that Michigan got their Man.

Just ask Dan Murphy at ESPN, who says Harbaugh was seen leaving the Detroit airport this evening….

And The Silver Bullet Points Go To…

We lost a great one on Monday, and another iconic figure on Tuesday.  Today’s soundtrack hopes that these guys are both on a better path, if you can dig it. Buckeye 411 Birthday Wishes- Belated, sure, but happy birthday to Aaron Craft and Michael Bennett… I’d love to be a fly on the wall for […]

Silver Bullet Points Gets Into The Holiday Spirit

It’s a bit quiet in Columbus… not a creature was stirring, as it were. Buckeye 411 Post Season Hardware: Terrelle Pryor is a finalist for the Chicago Tribune’s Silver Football Award You look familiar, somehow… Jim Tressel was not sad to see Mallet transfer, and now faces him at the “prime of his career”. Post […]

Symbolism completely escapes Michigan fans

I’ve gotta admit, I’ve been on a bit of a tear against Michigan fans lately.  I feel a bit guilty about it. Screw them, here’s more. Today, MGoBlog posted a story about an old van painted to look like a Michigan helmet, that has been autographed by dozens of the greatest Michigan players/coaches you could […]