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Presenting your updated 2019 Michigan football coaching staff

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Three coaches have left, one analyst was promoted and the status of Pep Hamilton is TBD.

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The Michigan football coaching staff is just about done (pending one final move).

With the defections of Greg Mattison and Al Washington to Ohio State, Jim Harbaugh needed to fill two vacancies on defense. He replenished it with former Boston College co-DC Anthony Campanile and today’s hiring of Arizona State defensive line coach Shaun Nua.

Jim McElwain also left for the head position at Central Michigan, leaving an opening at wide receivers coach. Harbaugh stated that the plan is to promote offensive analyst Ben McDaniels.

That can’t happen at the moment. Since Pep Hamilton is still officially on the payroll, another hire would push the staff above the maximum allotment of 10 coaches.

With the assumption Hamilton takes a position elsewhere, here is your 2019 Michigan football coaching staff.

Head coach: Jim Harbaugh (entering 5th year, 38-14)

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Offensive coordinator: Josh Gattis (1st year)

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Offensive line/running game coordinator: Ed Warinner (2nd year)

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  • Nearly 30 more yards rushing a game (203.8 yards/gm ranks No. 31 overall)
  • One less sack allowed an average a game (1.77 in 2018 ranks No. 39 overall)
  • Coaching Spotlight from last summer.

Running backs: Jay Harbaugh (5th year)

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  • Karan Higdon became first Michigan 1,000-yard rusher since 2011.
  • He’s also the assistant special teams coordinator.

Wide Receivers (interim): Ben McDaniels (1st year)

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Tight ends: Sherrone Moore (2nd year)


Defensive coordinator/linebackers: Don Brown (4th year)

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  • 2016: No. 2 S&P+ defense, No. 4 rushing, No. 1 passing
  • 2017: No. 10 S&P+ defense, No. 8 rushing, No. 3 passing
  • 2018: No. 6 S&P+ defense, No. 23 rushing, No. 21 passing

Defensive line: Shaun Nua (1st year)

Defensive assistant: Anthony Campanile (1st year)

Cornerbacks: Mike Zordich (5th year)

Safeties/Special Teams Coordinator: Chris Partridge (4th year)