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Harbaugh invites Obamas to be honorary UM captains

Ann Arbor — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is in the process of officially asking former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama to be honorary captains this fall for a game at Michigan Stadium.

Harbaugh visited with the former president last Wednesday during a quick visit to Washington, D.C. and has worked with Michelle Obama on her Richer Higher education initiative.

“We’re making those asks. Official asks,” Harbaugh said Saturday during a break in the Aerial Assault high school quarterbacks camp. “In the process of making an official ask. There’s been, ‘Hey we’d like you to do it,’ and now we’re doing officials asks.