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Harbaugh draws cascade of stars to Michigan for signing day

Jim Harbaugh, hailed like a rock star, strolled onto a regally lit stage in a sharp suit instead of his signature khakis and tucked-in blue pullover.

Maize-and-blue clad fans rose out of rose-colored, plush seats and roared to adore the Michigan coach.

Welcome to Signing Day, the reboot.

Harbaugh attracted an array of celebrities and 3,500-plus fans to pack a 103-year-old auditorium staged for a dramatic performance Wednesday that topped just about any production schools have put on to welcome their newest class of football recruits.

Even though the show included visits from stars such as Tom Brady, Derek Jeter and even Ric Flair, Harbaugh was the real star...