Former Florida HC Jim McElwain Reportedly Joining Michigan Coaching Staff
Jim McElwain is reportedly headed from the Swamp to the Big House.
McElwain, 55, spent the last three years at the University of Florida. The Gators went 22-12 with McElwain at the helm. His time with the program ended in October when the two sides parted ways following a 3-4 start to the season.
Before he was hired to lead the Gators, McElwain went 22-16 in three years as the head coach at Colorado State. He also previously served as Nick Saban‘s offensive coordinator at Alabama from 2008 to 2011.
McElwain’s exact responsibilities have yet to be reported, but it’s safe to assume he’ll be enlisted to help elevate an offense that finished last season ranked 91st in scoring at 25.2 points per game.
Michigan’s passing game is also in need of a serious overhaul following a 2017 campaign that saw Wolverines signal-callers throw for a 111th-ranked 171.2 yards a game.
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February 14, 2018 at 08:33PM