Jesse Minter received’t stay with the Michigan Wolverines subsequent season.
He’s becoming a member of Jim Harbaugh in Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Chargers on Tuesday introduced the hiring of Minter as their new defensive coordinator, the identical position he held the previous two seasons with Michigan underneath Harbaugh.
“Nothing but love to everyone at Michigan, especially the players. We had a great journey together,” Minter posted on X, confirming his departure.
Minter’s protection was a formidable one which helped Michigan win a nationwide title. His Wolverines protection was the top-ranked group within the nation in 2023.
The 40-year-old’s ties to the Harbaugh household run deep. Minter beforehand labored for John Harbaugh as a Baltimore Ravens assistant from 2017-20. He was promoted to defensive backs coach in his ultimate season earlier than taking on as Vanderbilt’s defensive coordinator.
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Minter was additionally Georgia State’s defensive coordinator from 2013-16, incomes a Broyles Award nomination, given to the highest assistant coach in school soccer, in 2015. He was additionally a finalist in 2022 for the award.
Minter has additionally coached with Indiana State, the University of Cincinnati and Notre Dame, the place he started his school teaching profession as a defensive intern in 2006.
Minter isn’t the one Michigan coach becoming a member of Jim Harbaugh in Los Angeles. The Chargers will reportedly rent Wolverines line of defense coach Mike Elston for a similar position with the Chargers subsequent season, in accordance with ESPN.
ESPN provides different assistants are anticipated to affix him, together with power and conditioning coach Ben Herbert.
That leaves new Michigan head coach Sherrone Moore, Harbaugh’s offensive coordinator, many roles to fill earlier than his first season main the Wolverines in Ann Arbor.
Minter will focus now on reshaping a protection that struggled regardless of its star energy final season in a troublesome AFC West.