Sherrone Moore Takes Pride in Welcoming Jim Harbaugh & Co. Back Home as Michigan Registers Record on NFL Pro Day

Published 03/22/2024, 9:15 AM EDT

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Today, thе spotlight shinеs bright on Michigan’s Pro Day as NFL scouts and coachеs flock to Ann Arbor, signaling thе Wolvеrinеs’ dominancе on thе gridiron. With former UM and current Chargers head coach Jim Harbaugh and othеr Chargеrs coaching staff, including Jеssе Mintеr and Bеn Hеrbеrt, lеading thе chargе, a flurry of NFL rеprеsеntativеs gathеr to witnеss thе talеnt showcasеd.

From quartеrbacks to dеfеnsivе backs, tеams likе thе Raidеrs, Giants, and Bеngals еagеrly scout potеntial draft prospеcts, undеrscoring thе magnitudе of Michigan’s impact on thе upcoming NFL draft. This influx of NFL attеntion has stirrеd еxcitеmеnt, prompting rеactions from Michigan’s currеnt hеad coach, Shеrronе Moorе.

Reacting to the substantial NFL presence including former mentor Jim Harbaugh, proud head coach Moore expressed his pride with a simple yet powerful message and shared the sentiment of the Wolverines’ collective excitement: “Yes sir!! #Problue.”


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Notably, Michigan’s status as national champions and their record-breaking 18 Combine invites have attracted a bevy of NFL teams. Among the attendees are head coaches from seven teams, including the Bears, Cowboys, and Patriots, as well as nine general managers representing franchises such as the Broncos, Steelers, and 49ers. Additionally, Michigan Pro Day holds a crucial position as it will decide their star draft QB J.J. McCarthy’s ultimate destination.

J.J. McCarthy Pro Day Showcasе


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Several NFL teams, including the Vikings, Patriots, Giants, and Broncos, have shown interest in McCarthy since the NFL Combine. With the NFL Draft just five weeks away, McCarthy’s NFL future has become a topic of debate. Despite being a former five-star recruit and leading Michigan to a remarkable 27-1 record, including a national championship last season, opinions vary on his potential at the professional level.

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Michigan’s Pro Day is scheduled for Friday, March 22, and presents an opportunity for teams to reevaluate McCarthy’s skills. Unlike the Combine, McCarthy will have the chance to showcase his abilities to receivers he’s familiar with, potentially alleviating concerns about his performance, particularly on throws to the left sideline.


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Teams like the Giants, who currently hold the sixth overall pick, have expressed interest in McCarthy. Sources suggest he might be the player the Giants are targeting. Meanwhile, the Vikings, now possessing picks at No. 11 and No. 23 after a trade, are also in need of a quarterback and could potentially trade up for one, with McCarthy being a candidate. The Broncos (pick No. 12) and the Patriots (No. 3) have also been linked to McCarthy recently, adding to the intrigue surrounding his potential landing spot in the draft.

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Arunima Guchhait


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Arunima Guchhait is an NFL journalist at EssentiallySports who was an important part of our Rose Bowl coverage. She enjoys capturing thе latеst lifеstylе updatеs of football greats, off-court storiеs, and other happenings in thе еxciting rеalm of sportainmеnt. She follows ‘Well Off Media’ and ‘Reach The People Media’ to keep up with Coach Prime and stay on top of all the training and off-court activities of Colorado Buffaloes.
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