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Jim Harbaugh names Michael Jordan as honorary captain for season opener

Appearing on The Rich Eisen Show on Friday, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh announced that Michael Jordan will be an honorary captain for the season opener.

Michigan's relationship with 'His Airness' seems to be more than just a logo on a uniform.

U-M head coach Jim Harbaugh appeared on The Rich Eisen show on Friday and announced that NBA Hall-of-Famer Michael Jordan will be named an honorary captain for the season opener, Sept. 3 against Hawaii.

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The opener will also mark the first time the Wolverines will don the Jordan brand uniforms, the University of Michigan signed an 11-year, 127 million apparel deal with Nike that is set to begin Aug. 1. 

The U-M football program is the first program to wear the Jordan brand on the football field, the men's and women's basketball programs will also be wearing the Jordan brand.


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