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Minnesota Vikings to interview Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh for their head coaching job on Wednesday

Written by Doug Rush

Minnesota Vikings to interview Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh for their head coaching job on Wednesday

The Minnesota Vikings are going all in for Jim Harbaugh to coach their team.

The 58-year-old Harbaugh, who is currently the head coach of Michigan, will fly in to interview on Wednesday with the Vikings for their head coaching job.

Harbaugh is currently under contract to Michigan, but earlier in the off-season, Harbaugh said he would entertain NFL coaching offers.

The New York Giants already hired Brian Daboll, the Chicago Bears also hired Matt Eberflus and the Las Vegas Raiders with Josh McDaniels; three jobs that Harbaugh might be interested in, but never interviewed for.

The Vikings are looking to replace Mike Zimmer, who was dismissed as the Vikings head coach after seven seasons. Along with Harbaugh, the Vikings also are bringing in Giants defensive coordinator Patrick Graham for a second interview for the job.

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.