Jim Harbaugh thought Michael Jordan was a prank caller

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The University of Michigan recently struck a $169 million deal to wear Nike’s Jordan Brand, ending an eight-year relationship with Adidas.

Who closed the deal?

Sounds like Michael Jordan himself did some cold-calling.

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh was in disbelief when he answered his cell phone one day and the person on the other end was MJ.

Harbaugh: “Who is this?”

Jordan: “Michael Jordan.”

Harbaugh: “Come’on!, Who is this?”

Jordan: “This is Michael Jordan.”

Harbaugh: “The real Michael Jordan!?”

Harbaugh said his wife, Sarah, was quite impressed.

Michael Jordan called @CoachJim4UM. His reaction to learning it was the Greatest of All Time? That’s right here! http://t.co/VVSlwn0Oe5 — Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) August 27, 2015

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