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Report: Greg Jackson Heading to the Dallas Cowboys as Safeties Coach

The coaching carousel is not quite done in Ann Arbor just yet.

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Michigan defensive backs coach Greg Jackson will be heading back to the NFL and joining the Dallas Cowboys as a safeties coach, according Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports.

The Cowboys' interest in Jackson was first reported by the Fort Worth Star Telegram.

Jackson was a big part of the Wolverines' success in the secondary in 2015, which saw breakout seasons from Jourdan Lewis, Jabrill Peppers and others. He had spent the last five seasons as a member of Jim Harbaugh's staff -- last year with Michigan and with the San Francisco 49ers from 2011-14.

Michigan's pass defense finished third nationally this past season, allowing only 158.5 yards per game through the air.

Mike Zordich is the other coach in the secondary for the Wolverines. We will see the hire that is made to replace Jackson to pair with him on the coaching staff.

The defensive staff has gotten a bit of a facelift this offseason with defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin accepting the head coaching job at Maryland and Don Brown stepping in to replace him and Chris Partridge coaching the linebackers full-time.

Recent reports have linked Flanagan HS head coach Devin Bush Sr. to a position with the Wolverines, likely in a similar role to Partridge's as director of player personnel. Bush was a safety during his playing days at Florida State and in the NFL, so it remains to be seen if that affects anything.