Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh said he’d be open to a coach-on-coach quarterback challenge with Hawaii’s Nick Rolovich before Saturday’s nationally-televised game in Ann Arbor.
“Yeah, I’d be open to it,” Harbaugh said in response to a question this morning on the Big Ten Conference media conference call.
Earlier this spring Rolovich, who worked a camp at UH with Harbaugh, challenged the former Michigan and NFL quarterback to a passing competition before their game via Twitter.
— Nick Rolovich (@NickRolovich) March 10, 2016
Today Harbaugh said, “Quarterback shootout? Interesting. I’ll see what he has in mind. Yeah, I’d be glad to talk to Nick about that. Sounds like a challenge, huh?”
Harbaugh then said, “I think I know what competition he is talking about. So, that would be interesting. Yeah, I’d be open to it.”
For the game, the Wolverines are 40.5-point favorites.
Harbaugh said, “I had a great time (at the Hawaii camp), so did our whole staff. I have great respect for Coach and his entire staff.”
Of the camp, Harbaugh said, “It was great day of football. That’s the best way to describe it. Nick and I were teamed up most of the day for drills and talking football. It was a real memorable day for me.”
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