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Jim Harbaugh and Michigan football are an NFL talent factory

The Michigan Wolverines proved once again that Harbaugh’s program is an NFL Draft factory.



Michigan football, Jim Harbaugh, NFL Draft
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Michigan Football and its head coach, Jim Harbaugh, had an eventful weekend, with nine players from last year’s team drafted to join the big leagues. The Wolverines ranked second in the country for the number of players drafted, trailing only Alabama and Georgia, who each had ten selections. In the Big Ten, Michigan dominated, with the most players selected in the NFL Draft, surpassing fellow Big Ten programs such as the Penn State Nittany Lions and Ohio State Buckeyes, who both had six picks.

The NFL Draft further cements the reputation of Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan football program as an NFL talent factory, competing among the likes of other powerhouse teams such as Ohio State, Georgia, and Alabama.

Michigan football, Jim Harbaugh produce another stellar Wolverine draft class for 2023 NFL Draft

Michigan Football had an electrifying weekend at the NFL draft, with a phenomenal nine Wolverines snagging spots, topping the Big Ten and coming in third overall among FBS programs, with just one pick trailing the likes of Alabama and Georgia.

Under Jim Harbaugh’s expert guidance, the Wolverines have transformed into a juggernaut in developing NFL draft picks. Blue By Ninety’s BBsBigHouse has confirmed that Harbaugh has produced a whopping 44 NFL draft picks, placing him ahead of other top coaches in their first seven seasons at their respective programs, such as Alabama head honcho Nick Saban with 36 draft picks, Lincoln Riley with 36 draft picks in six years at Oklahoma and USC, and Clemson Tiger head coach Dabo Swinney with 33 draft picks.

Harbaugh’s legacy of molding NFL talent is truly extraordinary, competing neck-and-neck with coaches who have won national championships and dispatched numerous players to the league. And with standout prospects like Donovan Edwards, JJ McCarthy, Josaiah Stewart, Blake Corum, Junior Colson, Zak Zinter, Roman Wilson, Mike Sainristil, Rod Moore, and Ladaruis Henderson in the pipeline, it’s highly possible that the Wolverines’ next draft class could be even larger.

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