Mike DeBord makes return to Michigan staff
Mike DeBord is returning to Ann Arbor for a third time.
DeBord, a longtime assistant football coach, is returning to Michigan, this time in a role as an offensive analyst. He tweeted out his return on Tuesday night, saying “It’s GREAT to be a MICHIGAN WOLVERINE!!!”
This will be a return to the college game for DeBord, who stepped down as Indiana’s offensive coordinator following the 2018 season. He was replaced by Kalen DeBoer, who spent one season with the Hoosiers.
It’s GREAT to be a MICHIGAN WOLVERINE!!!
— MikeDeBord (@DeBordCoachMike) March 3, 2020
DeBord has been at Michigan twice previously. He was the offensive line coach from 1993-96 and was promoted to offensive coordinator from 1997-99 for the Wolverines, winning a national title in 1997. DeBord made a return to the program in 2004, where he served as the special teams coach and recruiting coordinator through the 2005 season. He was the offensive coordinator and tight ends coach in 2006 and 2007.
Since his last run at Michigan, DeBord has had stops with the Seattle Seahawks and Chicago Bears in the NFL. He returned to the college game in 2015, where he was Tennessee’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach through 2016.
DeBord spent two seasons at Indiana before stepping down.