first_imgView of a Michigan Wolverines football helmet before their game against the Utah Utes.SALT LAKE CITY, UT – SEPTEMBER 3: View of a Michigan Wolverines football helmet before their game against the Utah Utes at Rice-Eccles Stadium on September 3, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)Jim Harbaugh is adding another member to his Michigan Wolverines staff. This time, he is raiding the NFL for a recently unemployed coach.According to Field Yates, the Wolverines are adding for New Orleans Saints special teams coordinator Bradford Banta. Per the report, he will be joining the team as an analyst.Banta worked under Sean Payton for two years before being let go at the end of the 2018 season. Prior to his time in New Orleans, Banta spent the previous ten years coaching all three sides of the ball.He worked as a tight ends coach at Chattanooga in 2007 before being hired by the Detroit Lions as a special teams assistant in 2008. He was moved to linebackers assistant with the Lions in 2012 before returning to special teams with the Washington Redskins in 2014.Source: former Saints special teams coordinator Bradford Banta has been hired as an analyst at Michigan. He and Jim Harbaugh were teammates with the Colts from 1994-1997.— Field Yates (@FieldYates) February 28, 2019Harbaugh and Banta played together for several years as members of the Indianapolis Colts, with Harbaughing throwing the ball and Banta mostly serving as a blocking tight end and long snapper.Drafted in the fourth round of the 1994 NFL draft, Banta would go on to play for four different teams in an 11-year career.Harbaugh has made multiple additions to his coaching staff this past year, the most notable of which was Alabama co-offensive coordinator Josh Gattis.last_img read more