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Will he stay or will he go? That’s what everyone is wondering about Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines. Rumors are everywhere that this is the year he’ll finally go to the NFL, following his winning season with Michigan. He’s finally spoken out about it. Read on for more.

  • First: The talk

    One of the reasons people are talking so much about the possibility of Harbaugh going to the NFL is because of what a recruit’s father said.

    The father of Darrius Clemons, one of Harbaugh’s recruits, also recently stated that Harbaugh told Clemons, amid recruiting time, that he was going to “entertain” returning to the NFL (via Sports Illustrated).

  • The team

    Several reports, including one from Bruce Feldman of The Athletic, point Harbaugh as moving to the Bears. Read more about that here.

  • Another team option

    Other reports say the Raiders’ are Harbaugh’s dream team.

    “Harbaugh is very well liked by Raiders owner Mark Davis, league sources said, beginning his coaching career as a quarterback coach there for the Raiders in 2002,” according to CBS Sports.

  • Jim Harbaugh speaks out

    Harbaugh is in Houston this week for the Paul “Bear” Bryant Award presentation. He was asked about the NFL rumors.

  • Harbaugh's response

    “It’s a little more enjoyable this year compared to the rumors last year, so,” Harbaugh said when asked about the latest NFL talk. Really, Jim? You’re just going to leave us hanging? Okay, then. Urgh! We’ll keep you posted on this story.

  • Clip of Harbaugh addressing the rumors