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Michigan's Jim Harbaugh plans to camp out with kicker recruit

It's time for your daily (hourly?) dose of Jim Harbaugh wackiness.

Add one more story to the Michigan coach's legacy. According to a story on Scout.com, Harbaugh plans to spend the night at the house of a kicker recruit, then follow him around the next day.

The current recruiting dead period ends on Thursday, and Harbaugh apparently will be ready to roll right after midnight to woo Quinn Nordin, a Penn State commit who's ranked as one of the nation's top kicking prospects.

“Under the exact rules, he’s going to be at my house at 12:01 [a.m. Thursday], he said," Nordin told Scout. "He said we can watch a movie, see how well we gel and he said he would sleep over after that.

“I was in tears laughing when he said that. He said the next day, if my parents didn’t want me to miss school, he would go to every class with me and go to lunch with me. I was laughing so hard.”

Harbaugh doesn't have many demands for his accommodations, though he has particular tastes in the decor.

"He told me if I had a 6-foot-3 inch piece of carpet for him to sleep on, that would be enough," Nordin said, according to the Scout report. "I said we have guest rooms, and he said, ‘Tell you what, I’ll just sleep on the floor in your room.’ I said ‘Coach, I have Penn State stuff all over my walls.’ He said, ‘Tell you what, I can help you take it down.’”

Harbaugh's obsession knows few limits, and consider that he's going this far on a recruiting visit for a kicker (albeit one of the best in the country). Michigan has a solid senior kicker returning in Kenny Allen, who was 18-of-22 on field goals in 2015.