According to reports, Jim Harbao made an extra pay on the defensive side of the ball, tapping into the future assistant of the Michigan team.
George Hello, who spent the 2020 season as a special teams coordinator and coach Kevin Face in Maryland, will join Wolverines as a safety coach, according to multiple reports.
Both ESPN and Athletic report the lease, which has not yet been announced by Michigan. Mike McDonald, the 33-year-old Baltimore Ravens assistant, was named defense coordinator on Sunday.
Hello’s resume includes multiple stops at several schools, some of which were led by several great coaches. He coached security in the state of Colorado in 2018 and 2019, after spending two more years on the team as a graduate assistant and quality control coach.
Prior to his four-year tenure at Fort Collins, Hello (pronounced He-LOW) worked as a graduate assistant at the University of Georgia in 2014 and 2015 under the management of Jeremy Fruit, while pursuing a master’s degree.
Hello was also a graduate assistant in the state of Florida under Jimbo Fisher in 2013, and specialized at the University of Alabama in 2012. He was a defensive back at the University of Mississippi from 2006-2010, and began his coaching career at his Alma, Bishop Kennedy High School in Jacksonville. , Florida.
It’s not clear where that leaves Michigan safety coach Bob Shop, who has one year left on his original contract. Shop spent most of the 2020 season training remotely for unexplained personal reasons, leaving his future on the roster uncertain.
Reports Friday afternoon from Gainesville, Florida, also linked Florida University line coach Christian Robinson to Michigan.