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Jim Harbaugh will be announced today as the new Michigan football coach

 (Associated Press)
(Associated Press)

Former San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has signed a deal to become the new coach at Michigan, a person with knowledge of the discussions told the Associated Press on Monday. There has been no formal announcement from the school or Harbaugh, but Michigan has scheduled a news conference for today for a “major” football announcement. “I think we’ll have some comments tomorrow,” Harbaugh told the Michigan Daily, the student newspaper. Harbaugh, 51, a former Michigan All-American, coached the 49ers to three straight NFC championship games and San Francisco lost the 2013 Super Bowl. After the 49ers slipped to 8-8 this season and missed the playoffs, he parted ways with the team Sunday in what both sides called a mutual decision. – AP

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