Jim Harbaugh declines to name Michigan’s starting quarterback ahead of Florida game

With Michigan’s season opener against Florida less than a week away, Jim Harbaugh is still not telling the public who will be starting at quarterback for the Wolverines.

When asked who will be under center on Sept. 2 during his Monday press conference, Harbaugh said a plan has been “formulated and communicated,” but he’s keeping that plan in-house.

Redshirt junior Wilton Speight, who started 12 of Michigan’s 13 games last season, and fifth-year senior John O’Korn, who filled in for one game when Speight was injured, have been battling through camp to take over the Wolverines offense for 2017. Redshirt freshman Brandon Peters is also in the mix, but seems to have fallen behind the two more senior players.

Harbaugh also pointed to Florida not naming a starting quarterback as a reason he isn’t divulging Michigan’s starting quarterback, another installment in the war of words leading up to this game.

“Have not heard Florida announce who their starting QB would be. We’d love to have that information. No, we’re not announcing our starting quarterback,” Harbaugh said. “People make a lot of big deal about our roster … I haven’t seen a starting QB come out of Fla. Never any mention of that.”

“We’d like to have that info from them, they’d like to have that info form us. Neither has given any information.”

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