Jim Harbaugh to Michigan: A Transformative Hire

The Big Lead

Jim Harbaugh in Michigan gear

Sometimes, fate comes for you a second time with a bear hug. Or, in this case, a Wolverine hug. What is happening is now happening. Announcements are being made.  Jim Harbaugh will become the Michigan Wolverines’s next head coach, accordingto multiplereports. For many, this development generates questions. Why college? Why Michigan?

Perception has painted Harbaugh as a cool operator, someone tormented and consumed by winning the Super Bowl. It’s a cute caricature, however, the more probable reality suggests he’s human, with a myriad of closeted needs and desires. From that perspective, Harbaugh choosing Michigan makes more sense.

Michigan offers a better everyday working environment. The 49ers treated Harbaugh like crap, for about a full calendar year. His bosses undermined him through media leaks and in-game tweets. They ran him out, after three-straight NFC Championship Games. At Michigan, Harbaugh will be appreciated and will have autonomy. The…

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Bowl Game Picks

Armchair College Football

Jules Bowl Picks

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl-Nevada vs. UL Lafayette- Nevada
Gildan New Mexico Bowl-Utah State vs. UTEP- UTEP
Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl- (22) Utah vs. Colorado State- Utah
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl-Western Michigan vs. Air Force- Western Michigan
Raycom Media Camellia Bowl-South Alabama vs. Bowling Green- South Alabama
Miami Beach Bowl- BYU vs. Memphis- Memphis
Boca Raton Bowl- Marshall vs. Northern Illinois-Marshall
San Diego County CU Poinsettia Bowl- Navy vs. San Diego State-Navy
Popeyes Bahamas Bowl- Central Michigan vs. WKU-Western Kentucky
Sheraton Hawaii Bowl- Fresno State vs. Rice-Fresno State
Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl- Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech- LA Tech
Quick Lane Bowl- Rutgers vs. North Carolina- North Carolina
Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl- NC State vs. UCF-NC State
Military Bowl- Cincinnati vs. Virginia Tech-VA Tech
Hyundai Sun Bowl- (15) Arizona State vs. Duke-Arizona State
Duck Commander Independence Bowl- Miami vs. South Carolina-Miami
New Era Pinstripe Bowl- Boston…

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Going Bowling: Picking every game

North Bound Sports Report

If you’re like us, then you’re watching the New Orleans Bowl right now as it kicks off bowl season. After a rather unimpressive showing in last year’s picks, Bryce & Dan are back to make more. This time Brett joins us to fill out the roster. Here’s every bowl game, with viewing info, and our professional football watchers picks:

BowlLocationDate/TimeTVBRETTDANBRYCE
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Nevada vs. Louisiana-LafayetteNew Orleans Mercedes-Benz SuperdomeDec. 20 11 a.m.ESPNNevadaULLULL
Gildan New Mexico Bowl Utah State vs. UTEPAlbuquerque, N.M. University StadiumDec. 20 2:20 p.m.ESPNUtah StateUTEPUtah State
Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl Utah vs. Colorado StateLas Vegas Sam Boyd StadiumDec. 20 3:30 p.m.ABCRado StUtahUtah
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Western Michigan vs. Air ForceBoise, Idaho Albertsons StadiumDec. 20 5:45 p.m.ESPNAF

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