Jim Harbaugh proposes one-and-done rule change for NFL draft

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2019, file photo, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh is shown on the sidelines in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Army in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Tony Ding, File)
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is pushing for a change that would allow football players to enter the NFL draft after their freshman or sophomore seasons in college.

Harbaugh shared that idea among others in an open letter to the football community Thursday.

Currently, players are not eligible for the NFL draft until they have been out of high school for at least three years.

It is a policy in the collective bargaining agreement that runs through the 2030 season.

The league and the union have shown no inclination of revising the rule that was unsuccessfully challenged by Maurice Clarett.