Report: Raiders, Michigan officials prepping to speak with Jim Harbaugh after 49ers' season finale

The Oakland Raiders want him. The Michigan Wolverines appear to already have him. San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is a wanted man, and the race to acquire to his services is about to come to a head.

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, officials for both the Raiders and Wolverines are ready to begin negotiations with Harbaugh in the Bay Area as soon as possible:

Per two inside sources cited by our very own Mack Ferguson earlier this month, Harbaugh is set to head back to his alma mater, Michigan, barring a last-minute change of heart.

The Raiders are banking on such a change of heart taking place, as they look to bring Harbaugh back in the fold over a decade after he left his post as quarterbacks coach with the franchise to take over as head coach of the San Diego Toreros prior to the 2004 season.

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