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Recruit's neighbors troll Michigan's Jim Harbaugh

Jim Harbaugh's plans for the first day of recruiting in January were hard to miss. The Michigan head coach was making a visit to one of the country's top kicking prospects and planned to spend the night.

The publicity surrounding Harbaugh's unique recruiting ploy gave the neighbors in Rockford, Michigan, (about an hour west of Michigan State's campus) time to organize a formal greeting for the Wolverines' coach. This sign was planted in a front lawn near the home Harbaugh was visiting in time for his arrival late Thursday night.

After spending the night with kicker Quinn Nordin, Harbaugh had time to acknowledge the sign while leaving the neighborhood. To get it there in time clearly took some forethought and hard work, two things that Harbaugh can appreciate even if they drudge up some bad memories from his first season coaching at Michigan.

Nordin is currently committed to play at Penn State and plans on visiting Happy Valley later this month, but no box scores of Michigan's 28-16 win over the Nittany Lions last fall popped up in Rockford front lawns this morning.