Former Michigan defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin is now the head coach at Maryland, and he received thanks for his services from the big man on campus himself: Jim Harbaugh.
Michigan’s head coach took to Twitter to thank Durkin for a “job well done.”
We want to thank DJ Durkin for a job well done. Sarah and I wish DJ and Sarah all the best at Maryland. pic.twitter.com/7KPSXJtkCE
— Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) December 5, 2015
Michigan’s defense ranked fourth in total defense under Durkin’s tutelage, and now he’ll look to right the ship for Maryland, a team that has not won a conference title since 2001 and underachieved immensely under Randy Edsall, who was fired at midseason.
Moreover, the fact that he got such a grand endorsement from Harbaugh seems like a good sign that he will enjoy tremendous success as a head coach.
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