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Tyrone Wheatley accepts Jaguars’ running backs coach job

Another Michigan coach goes elsewhere

NCAA Football: Central Florida at Michigan Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

The University of Michigan is in need of another coach for its football team.

It was announced Monday that running backs coach Tyrone Wheatley is set to take on the same role for the Jacksonville Jaguars in the NFL.

The former Michigan running back becomes the second coach to leave Michigan’s staff after Jedd Fisch left to be the offensive coordinator at UCLA back in December.

As pointed out by Mark Snyder of the Detroit Free Press, Wheatley has worked with new Jacksonvile Jaguars’ Head Coach Doug Marrone in the past. He worked with him at Syracuse from 2010-12 and then again with the Buffalo Bills from 2013-14.

Wheatley had been the running backs coach for the Wolverines since Jim Harbaugh took over as head coach in 2015. Now Harbaugh will have to find yet another replacement on his coaching staff.