ANN ARBOR, Michigan — University of Michigan J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Head Football Coach Jim Harbaugh announced today (Tuesday, Feb. 20) the hiring of Jim McElwain as the program’s 10th assistant coach. McElwain will coach the team’s wide receivers.

“I am excited to work with this offensive staff and Coach Harbaugh,” said McElwain. “There are a lot of great offensive minds in that coaching room and I look forward to learning from them.”

McElwain brings 33 years of coaching experience with him to Ann Arbor. He has worked with eight NCAA programs and one NFL team, and has spent the last five-plus seasons as a head coach.

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