Gould Headshot squareJim Harbaugh made really good use of Michigan’s bye week. He dined on a 50-percent-off steak, and had all kinds of adventures on a California recruiting trip—including working on the chain gang at a high school game, and emceeing the announcement of a homecoming queen.

With that kind of efficiency, it’s hard to believe the Michigan coach still has things on his bucket list.

And when it was all said and done, the Wolverines moved up to No. 3 in the AP poll, trading places with No. 4 Clemson, which needed overtime to beat N.C. State.

Another big question is, would Harbaugh have been running around like this if Michigan’s open date had fallen the week before Ohio State? The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.