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Top Michigan recruit Bobby Kanka remains committed despite Jim Harbaugh's departure

The defensive lineman from Howell (Michigan) told SBLive he believes Sherrone Moore should replace Harbaugh at Michigan

Michigan football head coach Jim Harbaugh is off to the Los Angeles Chargers, but 4-star junior defensive lineman Bobby Kanka (Howell, Michigan) remains committed to the Wolverines.

Kanka is one of three players committed to Michigan in the class of 2025. He told SBLive that his commitment to the Wolverines is strong.

"No, coach Harbaugh's departure will not affect my commitment," Kanka said.

University of Michigan football class of 2025 commit Bobby Kanka

Kanka remains committed to Michigan despite Jim Harbaugh's departure. Photo courtesy of Bobby Kanka.

Kanka, who has been committed since August, has no hard feelings for Harbaugh.

"I feel like he made the choice that was best for his and his family and I respect him for that," Kanka said.

Current Michigan offensive coordinator and offensive line coach Sherrone Moore is the frontrunner to replace Harbaugh, according to multiple media outlets. Moore was the acting head coach for the Wolverines for six games this season while Harbaugh was suspended.

"I believe that coach Moore should get the job," Kanka said. "He has already proven what he's capable of, which is leading the University of Michigan Football Team."

Kanka, listed at 6-foot-4, 255 pounds, had a strong season for Howell despite missing multiple games.

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