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Grantland: Harbaugh, Heisman Hopefuls, and Hair: Meet the 2015 Preseason College Football Triangle All-Stars

FOOTBALL IS BACK! The 2015 college campaign kicked off Thursday night, and boy was it a doozy. It was also just the tip of the iceberg of chaos and thrills and fun that awaits us this fall, and we’re pretty excited about that. So to celebrate the return of this beautifully bizarre sport, we’re honoring our preseason lettermen: Some of them are the best at what they do. Some of them are the most fun. Some of them are hair. Together, they’re the 2015 Triangle All-Stars.

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Rudock's struggles with ball control uncharacteristic (1:36)

Harbaugh's less-than-stellar debuts

Jim Harbaugh has lost in each of his first games with a new college team. Interestingly, his teams have each scored 17 points in those debuts.

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Cold Hard Facts: What we learned about Michigan (1:03)
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Harbaugh's impressions of first game at Michigan (0:45)
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Harbaugh loses in Michigan debut (1:48)

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

Jim Harbaugh's message to his team following the 24-17 loss to Utah was pretty simple. He congratulated his players for fighting hard, saw a ton of things the Wolverines can improve on and that one loss won't define them.

Harbaugh's less-than-stellar debuts

Jim Harbaugh has lost in each of his first games with a new team. Interestingly, his teams have each scored 17 points in those debuts.

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Jim Harbaugh loses his Michigan debut, 24-17 to Utah. He is the 4th Wolverines coach to lost his first game.

Ted Miller ESPN Staff Writer 

Utah's 24-17 win over Michigan was far from distinguished, but putting the Jim Harbaugh circus behind it with a W can't feel too bad. The solid play of QB Travis Wilson also is encouraging for the the Utes in the rugged Pac12 South. For Michigan, Utes are 3rd best team on schedule, behind Michigan State and Ohio State. So there's hope.

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Utah spoils Harbaugh's debut as Michigan coach

Running back Devontae Booker had 124 combined yards and a touchdown and Utah spoiled Jim Harbaugh's Michigan coaching debut, beating the Wolverines 24-17 on Thursday night.

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Bright spot for Michigan in its 24-17 loss: The Wolverines have some playmakers in the passing game. Wide receiver Amara Darboh led the team with eight catches for 101 yards and a score. Tight end Jake Butt caught eight passes for 93 yards and a score. It wasn't clear what options Michigan would have among its pass-catchers heading into the season.

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Michigan's late TD isn't enough for the win (0:27)

Final: Utah 24, Michigan 17

Jake Rudock got one back with a late TD pass, but his 3 INTs helped the Utes to the win in Jim Harbaugh's Michigan debut. Harbaugh is now 0-3 in his college coaching debuts -- and in all 3 games, his team scored 17 points exactly. Box score

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Utah spoils Jim Harbaugh's Michigan debut, 24-17. Utes RB D.Booker 22 Car, 69 Yds, 1 TD Wolverines QB J.Rudock 3 INT #CollegeFootball #MICHvsUTAH

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