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Jim Harbaugh talks Shane Morris, Jake Rudock in spring football teleconference

During his first teleconference as head coach, Jim Harbaugh discussed his quarterback position going forward.

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Spring practices have concluded for the Michigan football program and, typically for this time of the year, answers still surround the team.

Head coach Jim Harbaugh spoke with reporters during the Big Ten conference spring practice teleconference on Thursday and discussed a variety of different subjects regarding his time. Normal for a Harbaugh-led media availability session, not much was said regarding new information.

However, Harbaugh did confirm who is Michigan's number one quarterback on the depth chart coming out of spring.

"Shane Morris comes out of spring ball as the number one quarterback," Harbaugh said.

Harbaugh was also asked how important it was to find a starting quarterback and answered in typical fashion.

"How important? Important," he said.

Despite the lack of information being said, Thursday was the first opportunity for Harbaugh to discuss his new incoming graduate transfer quarterback Jake Rudock.

"It's good for our program," Harbaugh said. "I expect there will be very good competition, an experienced player who is hungry to compete. First of all, it's really good for him academically and I think it's really good for him athletically in terms of him competing for a role. Whether that be a starting role, I know that's where his goals are aligned. I'm excited to watch it go down."

Harbaugh also mentioned that the university, not him, had contact with the Iowa program throughout the process.