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Jim Harbaugh will interview with the Minnesota Vikings for their head coaching vacancy

Written by Doug Rush

Jim Harbaugh will interview with the Minnesota Vikings for their head coaching vacancy

Just when it looked like Jim Harbaugh wasn’t interviewing with any NFL teams, he’s landed his first interview.

The Michigan head coach will interview with the Minnesota Vikings for their head coaching vacancy.

The Vikings are looking to replace Mike Zimmer, who was dismissed after seven seasons as the head coach.

Harbaugh, who last coached in the NFL back in 2014 with the San Francisco 49ers, has been with his alma mater in Michigan since 2015 and has been very successful there. But Harbaugh did say that he would entertain NFL offers this off-season, and now he’s entertaining his first.

Some had wondered if the Las Vegas Raiders would jump into the mix for Harbaugh, but they haven’t reached out yet with interest.

About the author

Doug Rush

Doug Rush is entering his 18th season as a writer. His career dates back to when he was with The Asbury Park Press covering high school football, The Harlem Globetrotters and The Lakewood Blueclaws.


In 2009, he joined Bleacher Report, covering the New York Yankees and New York Giants, amassing over 2 million reader views.


After 2013, he left B/R to join Sports Media 101 to cover the Yankees and Giants. While with Sports Media 101, Rush was named to the Pro Football Writers Association of America. He was there until July of 2016.

In January of 2018, Rush joined USA Today as part of the Giants Wire staff to cover the Giants. He is still currently with them, as he does weekly analysis for them during the season.


In September of 2021, Rush joined Pro Sports Extra, where he will be covering MLB, the NFL, NBA, WWE and AEW.


Doug is from Toms River, New Jersey where he has two children, Carson and Peyton.