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Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh speaks at Mountainous Valley soccer camp. Slash Baumgardner, Detroit Free Press

ALLENDALE - Jim Harbaugh shook up his offensive teaching team this offseason.

However, it's easy to see that there is no longer an obvious obstacle.

Talking with reporters at Mountainous Valley Enlighten's soccer camp in Allendale on Sunday, Harbaugh acknowledged he has not determined whether or not he will formally be an offensive coordinator sooner than the open up of the 2018 season.

Michigan at the moment has passed the sport coordinator Pep Hamilton , offensive line coach Ed Warinner and huge receivers coach Jim McElwain on team. All three like offensive coordinator skills, although Harbaugh easy looks to be sticking more against the form of collaborative map he's vulnerable in most traditional years.

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"What we're striving for is vast collaboration on the offensive side," Harbaugh acknowledged. "Some folks focus on having too many chiefs as an analogy, we're searching for warriors and I believe we like that.

"We're working genuinely well and figuring out that the offense is a neighborhood of impart for our soccer personnel."

Tim Drevno used to be Harbaugh's offensive coordinator in Michigan, although the Wolverines' like at all times vulnerable to collaborative play calling on sport days.

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Within the past, Drevno (also the offensive line coach) and passing sport coordinator Jedd Fisch (then Hamilton) would attend coordinate the offense and contact performs on sport day, with numerous offensive assistants giving to enter sooner than Harbaugh himself gave the final approval on each and each play.

That looks to be the conception all over again, well-behaved with unusual faces, as tight ends coach Sherrone Moore and working backs coach Jay Harbaugh round out the offensive team.

"The collaboration segment is what we're striving for," Harbaugh added.

The 2017 season used to be Michigan's worst offensive output of Harbaugh's tenure, seriously the passing sport, as Michigan completed with its fewest different touchdown passes (nine) in a single season since 1975.

Scoot sport coordinator / co-offensive line coach Greg Frey left for Florida Enlighten in January sooner than Drevno by hook or by crook left the college by resignation in February. By hook or by crook landed at USC as the Trojans working backs coach / shuffle sport coordinator.

Michigan originally employed faded Central Michigan head coach and Michigan Enlighten assistant Dan Enos as a huge receivers coach, but he left the program sooner than spring ball ever began for a position on Alabama's team. The Wolverines elevated Warinner, Urban Meyer's faded co-offensive coordinator at Ohio Enlighten, from analyst to offensive line after that and by hook or by crook brought McElwain into the mix after Enos' departure.

Harbaugh had his team toddle by a radical self-scout all the map in which by the offseason, where they checked out every little thing in the offense - schematically or otherwise - whereas making tweaks alongside the vogue.

He said the team will assemble that but again this month, focusing on what they were able to assemble all the map in which by spring ball.

"That used to be well-behaved and we must assemble it but again," Harbaugh acknowledged. "We will assemble two days this week after which 5 days subsequent week off well-behaved spring ball After spring we went to Paris after which the coaches hit the boulevard for recruiting.

"All americans' serve, so we will toddle by it schematically. We like now gone by the review of the players and we're seeking to re-like into sage spring observe the vogue we re-evaluated the old season."

Somewhere else, Harbaugh used to be asked Sunday if any players like opted to depart the personnel or switch for the explanation that close of spring observe.

I have acknowledged Michigan had two players toddle away, but he would not longer notify which players.

"There is been two (who like left) for obvious," he acknowledged. "I'm going to let them grunt that if they have not."

He also acknowledged Michigan is now below its 85 scholarship restrict for the 2018 season: "We're honest to cramped bit below."

Contact Slash Baumgardner: nbaumgardn@freepress.com. Note him on Twitter @NickBaumgardner.

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