Harbaugh staying put, calls out 'enemies'

Jim Harbaugh has no plans of leaving Michigan, calls out "enemies" for negative recruiting, plus Jabrill Peppers wins team MVP.

In front of his family, friends and most notably his players, Jim Harbaugh announced at Michigan’s annual football bust in Livonia this evening that he has no intentions of leaving his alma mater for the NFL.

 "I'm not leaving Michigan," Harbaugh said, as reported by MLive’s Nick Baumgardner. "I'm not even considering it."

And his words didn’t stop there. No, Harbaugh had a message about negative recruiting from certain coaches too, or “enemies” as he he referred to them.

"A lot of this talk is coming from our enemies," he said. "From coaches who, and you know the names. You probably know the names of the top three that I'm referring to. They like to say (I'm leaving) to the media, they like to tell that to recruits and their families to try to manipulate them into going into another school besides Michigan.

"But we know them as jive turkeys."

Jabrill gets U-M’s top honor

Yes, you can add another award to Jabrill Peppers’ trophy case. 

Michigan’s Mr. Do-it-all star was awarded Michigan’s Bo Schembechler most valuable player, as voted on by his peers.

This award concludes a busy award season for Peppers, which saw him finish fifth in the Heisman Trophy balloting, win the Paul Hornung Award, given to the nations most versatile player, plus he won Ronnie Lott’s IMPACT  (Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity) award, given annually to the nations top defensive player.

The following are the 2016 University of Michigan football team award winners:

Bo Schembechler MVP: Jabrill Peppers

Dr. Arthur D. Robinson Scholarship Award: Grant Newsome

Robert P. Ufer Bequest: Grant Newsroom

Roger Zatkoff Award: Ben Gedeon

Richard Katcher Award: Ryan Glasgow, Chris Wormley (co-recipients)

Hugh R. Rader Memorial Award: Erik Magnuson

Most Improved Player: Wilton Speight

Scout Team Player of the Year: Anthony Dalimonte

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