Source: Michigan is hiring San Jose State’s Jimmie Dougherty

Michigan is hiring Jimmie Dougherty, who was the pass game coordinator and receivers coach at San Jose State, to its staff, a source told FOX Sports Thursday morning.

Dougherty coached on Jim Harbaugh’s staff at San Diego as quarterbacks coach before also becoming the pass game coordinator.

SI was first to report the news of Dougherty’s hire. 

Bruce Feldman is a senior college football reporter and columnist for FOXSports.com and FS1. He is also a New York Times best-selling author. His latest book, “The QB: The Making of Modern Quarterbacks,” came out in October 2014. Follow him on Twitter @BruceFeldmanCFB and Facebook.