On the eve of Michigan kicking off spring apply, the teaching employees has made one other change.
Matt Weiss, 37, reportedly has been employed from the Baltimore Ravens to educate Michigan’s quarterbacks. The employees emptiness was created with the departure late last week of linebackers coach Brian Jean-Mary, who was coming into his second season with the Wolverines, to Tennessee.
Ian Rapoport of NFL Community reported the Weiss rent Sunday morning. Weiss, who coached the Ravens’ operating backs, the No. 1 dashing group within the NFL, for John Harbaugh is now becoming a member of Jim Harbaugh at Michigan to educate quarterbacks.
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Final month, as Harbaugh’s revamped employees was unveiled, it was revealed he would work with the quarterbacks. As spring apply begins Monday, the quarterback room final week took a success when Joe Milton, who began 5 video games final season, entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal. Michigan has three scholarship quarterbacks, together with Cade McNamara, who began Michigan’s last recreation throughout final season’s abbreviated season, and five-star freshman J.J. McCarthy.
After enjoying soccer at Vanderbilt (2001-2004), Weiss labored with Jim Harbaugh, 2005-2008, when Harbaugh was head coach at Stanford. He was a graduate assistant and labored with defensive and particular groups and likewise earned a grasp’s diploma.
In 12 seasons with the Ravens, Weiss had a number of roles, together with teaching operating backs the final two years. He had coached on the defensive facet and was cornerbacks coach in 2015, however in 2016 he moved to offense and labored with the quarterbacks for 2 seasons helping coach Marty Mornhinweg, the previous Lions head coach.
With Jean-Mary’s departure, it appears first-year defensive coordinator Mike Macdonald, who spent the final three seasons teaching linebackers for the Ravens, might tackle teaching linebackers throughout spring apply. It’s additionally doable George Helow, employed from Maryland to educate safeties at Michigan, might transfer into that function. He was particular groups coordinator/inside linebackers coach at Maryland.
Of Michigan’s 10 assistants, six at present are on offense since Jean-Mary’s emptiness was changed with an offensive rent.