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Former Michigan linebacker Allen Gant has joined Jim Harbaugh’s staff as defensive/special teams assistant coach.

Gant confirmed his hiring in a tweet on Sunday: “Extremely excited to begin my coaching career back home at the University of Michigan! #GoBlue”

Gant played with the Wolverines from 2012-2015 and played in 19 games.

Former Michigan receiver Roy Roundtree is now on the staff as an assistant receivers coach and former center Patrick Kugler is now a graduate assistant.