Through seven seasons, Harbaugh is 61-24 overall at Michigan and 42-17 in the Big Ten. On 3rd-and-15 in the next series, however, Harbaugh was sacked and Baltimore was forced to punt, so the penalty didn't hurt the Oilers. When the team won the 2001 and 2002 IRL championship, the team, which had the option of going to No. I felt like the 49er hierarchy left me. Harbaugh was a four-year letterman at Michigan, leading the Wolverines to the 1986 Fiesta . [54][82] In the next game on Week 8 (November 1), Harbaugh improved in his first full game, with 27 of 34 passes completed over 243 yards for 3 touchdowns and 1 interception and 57 rushing yards in 10 carries. He'll be there one more year. As the Vikings gauge Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh's interest in their head coaching opening including an interview scheduled for Wednesday in the Twin Cities here are five things to know about Harbaugh's previous stint in the NFL as head coach of the 49ers from 2011-2014: 1. 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The current four-game skid under Jim Harbaugh . 30 2021 in East Lansing Mich. [103] Riley had planned to start Harbaugh for the next game on Week 12 (November 19), but decided to start Leaf instead.[104][97]. [29] Harbaugh was the starting quarterback in all 12 games for the 1985 Michigan Wolverines football team that compiled a 1011 record, outscored opponents 34298, defeated Nebraska in the 1986 Fiesta Bowl, and finished the season ranked No. In the 2013 season, Harbaugh led the 49ers to a 124 regular-season record and a third consecutive appearance in both the playoffs and NFC Championship Game, where they lost to the Seattle Seahawks 2317, who went on to win Super Bowl XLVIII. Harbaugh and athletic director Warde Manuel, who four years ago said he wanted Harbaugh "to end his career . [167], In January 2022, reports emerged that Harbaugh would take the Las Vegas Raiders head coaching job if he was offered it. With Michigans 37-33 loss to Michigan State on Saturday what is head coach Jim Harbaughs record against the Spartans. Most years, Michigan has been favored. "[10], As a true freshman in 1982, Harbaugh, at age 18, and junior Dave Hall were backups to quarterback Steve Smith, who had broken Michigan's single season record with 2,335 yards of total offense in 1981. Harbaugh, who has coached the Wolverines since 2015, recently led Michigan to a 13-1 record that included a berth in the College Football Playoff semifinals, where they lost to TCU, 51-45. [99] In the final play of the game, following a 47-yard kickoff return by Ronney Jenkins, Marquez Pope intercepted Harbaugh's attempt at a 50-yard Hail Mary pass that was intended for Trevor Gaylor in the end zone. [52] Chicago finished the season 115 like the year before, but in second place in the NFC Central. The Wolverines jumped out to a big 10-point lead in the first quarter,. 2 in both the AP and UPI polls. 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[155] The next week, the Wolverines beat rival Michigan State 217, moving to 5th in the AP Poll. He had taken control of a 1-11 team in 2007 and turned it into a 12-1, Orange Bowl . "[76] Harbaugh was sacked 41 times for a career-high 256 yards lost. 49ers landed a dynamic quick-fix artist. 6 in the country with a perfect 7-0 record. After No. [52] But he strained his right knee after being sacked six times and left the Week 14 (December 3) game against the Carolina Panthers in the third quarter. Those two games had poor performances: Harbaugh completed none of six passes and had one 3-yard rush in the Week 6 loss to Pittsburgh. [1] He played college football at Michigan from 1983 to 1986. [78] Harbaugh completed 164 of 293 (56.0%) passes for 1,839 yards, just his third season with fewer than 2,000 passing yards since 1989. "[24], In his second start, the Wolverines (ranked No. [34], In the final three games of the 1985 regular season, Harbaugh completed 41 of 50 passes for 706 yards, nine touchdowns, and no interceptions. On October 5, it was rumored that Harbaugh would not return in 2015 regardless of that season's outcome, though owner Jed York denied the claims at the time. Zurbrugg has emerged as a good prospect. Harbaugh signed with the Detroit Lions prior to the 2001 season, where he was expected to back up incumbent starter Charlie Batch. [124][125] Smith began 2012 with a 62 record as a starter before suffering a concussion in the following game. Harbaugh returned to the college ranks in 2004 as the head coach at the University of San Diego. From there, the amount owed decreases to $2.25 million in 2023, $1.5 million in 2024 and just $750,000 in 2025. Serving as an offensive consultant, he scouted and recruited high school student-athletes throughout several states including Florida, Indiana and Illinois. He served as the head coach of the San Diego Toreros (20042006), the Stanford Cardinal (20072010), and the NFL's San Francisco 49ers (20112014). [52], In his debut with San Diego in the September 19 season opener (Week 2), Harbaugh threw two touchdowns in 15-for-27 passing for 159 yards in a 347 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. [22], In his first collegiate start, Harbaugh led the Wolverines to a 2214 upset victory over a Miami Hurricanes team that was led by Bernie Kosar, had won the 1983 national championship, and was ranked No. [52] Harbaugh started his first game on Week 14 (December 5), a 233 loss to the Los Angeles Rams in which he completed 11 of 30 passes for 108 yards and 2 interceptions, rushed 32 yards on 6 carries, and was sacked twice for 9 yards. Michigan finished the season 94 overall. [53][54] The following game on December 12, Harbaugh earned his first win as an NFL starter with a 1312 victory over the Detroit Lions. In 52 carries, Harbaugh rushed for 235 yards and two touchdowns. Particularly during his time with Indianapolis, such as when he led the Colts to come-from-behind wins over the Chiefs and Chargers in the 199596 NFL playoffs and a near upset over the No. If Harbaugh wants to return to the NFL as a head coach, it won't cost much to buy . Since Harbaugh arrived with considerable fanfare in December 2014, Michigan has never competed for the Big Ten title in Indianapolis. [85] Harbaugh completed 15 of 28 passes for 214 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 1 interception and rushed 22 yards over 5 carries. 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Stanford defeated Virginia Tech 4012 for the Cardinal's first bowl win since 1996 and the first BCS bowl victory in program history. [165] Following the season he was named the Associated Press College Football Coach of the Year Award. "[20] In the 1984 spring game, Harbaugh impressed observers as he completed 17 of 26 passes for 161 yards and an interception. The Wolverines beat Western Michigan, Washington, Northern Illinois, Rutgers, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Northwestern, Indiana, No. Michigan won decisively against rivals Notre Dame 4514 and Michigan State 4410, but concluded the regular season with a loss to then #1-ranked Ohio State by a score of 5627 to end the regular season. In 1995 with Indianapolis, he led the Colts to the AFC Championship Game, was selected to the Pro Bowl and was honored as NFL Comeback Player of the Year. [207] Harbaugh's participation in the equality and anti-brutality protest was also singled out by former President Barack Obama, who praised him for "being on the right side of this issue. [61] As of 2017[update], however, his franchise records for completions (22), attempts (44) and yards per game in the 1991 postseason (218) still stood. Jim Harbaugh College Coaching Records, Awards and Leaderboards | College Football at Jim Harbaugh Career Record: 12 Years, 103-46, .691 Win% (at major schools) Bowl Record: 9 Games, 2-7, .222 Win% (at major schools) As Player: 1983-1986 ( Full Stats ) College Football Coaches Jim Harbaugh Overview More Other SR Sites [146] The following week, Michigan beat #13 Northwestern 380, making the Wolverines the first team with a pair of 30-point shutouts against ranked opponents since Notre Dame's 1966 championship team. He played college football at Michigan from 1983 to 1986. [174], The Wolverines continued their winning streak on October 29 by defeating Michigan State 297, to reclaim the Paul Bunyan Trophy. In a rivalry game against Michigan State, the Wolverines struggled to slow down the Mel Tucker-led Spartans, falling 27 . Over Harbaugh's tenure, the Wolverines have. On November 24, Harbaugh played his brother John and the Baltimore Ravens, losing the Thanksgiving showdown 166. It was the Wolverines' first 12 win regular season since 1905,[177] fourth 12 win season overall[177] and their first victory in Columbus, Ohio since 2000. [195][196], Harbaugh has championed equal access to justice for Americans through his involvement with the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). After the game, Harbaugh praised the offensive line, noting, "I've never had more time to throw in my lifejunior high, high school. 1 on the Misery Index after Week 9 after the Wolverines blew a big lead and lost to their in-state rivals. Despite passing for 2,060 yards, 10 touchdowns, and 4 interceptions in 12 games and 189-for-309 (61.2%) passing, Harbaugh had a 29 record as starter. [136], The 49ers had an 88 season in 2014, failing to reach the playoffs for the first time under the Harbaugh era. The Michigan State record is particularly . The declaration, especially in light of his earlier comment, garnered more media attention. Harbaugh completed 18 of 26 passes for 174 yards and rushed 36 yards in 7 carries. [189], On October 30, 2005, Harbaugh was arrested for DUI after running a stop sign in Encinitas, California. In a football program renowned for its rich history of great quarterbacks, Jim Harbaugh stands out as one of the finest. Mike Mallory, who spent last season as an assistant . Harbaugh's 0-5 record against the Buckeyes is well documented, but his teams also are 3-2 against the Nittany Lions, 3-3 against the in-state Spartans, and 2-3 against the Badgers. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh hugs quarterback J.J. McCarthy (9) on the field after defeating Ohio State on Nov. 26, 2022. [113] Stanford's 55 points was the most ever scored on USC in the Trojans' history until Oregon scored 62 in a 6251 win over USC on November 3, 2012. [67], In 1995, Harbaugh achieved career highs in completion percentage (63.7%), passer rating (100.7), and touchdown passes (17) and led Indianapolis to the AFC Championship Game. In 2006, USD again went 111, winning their second consecutive Pioneer League title in the process. Bacon. 18 Michigan heads to No. [63], In 1993, Chicago went 79. He held the career NCAA Division I-A passing efficiency record (149.6) for 12 years. The 2001 Panthers, like the Chargers the year before, finished with a 115 record. The 1983 competition pitted Harbaugh against sophomores Chris Zurbrugg and Russ Rein. Harbaugh completed 15 of 37 passes for 188 yards. [185][186] Harbaugh is a Roman Catholic who has done charity work in Piura, Peru.[187][188]. [106] Other Raiders quarterbacks coached by Harbaugh include Rick Mirer, Tee Martin, Marques Tuiasosopo, and Rob Johnson. Miami's defense sacked Harbaugh five times, and Rich Owens strip-sacked Harbaugh at San Diego's 20-yard line. [65] In January 2005, he was inducted into the Indianapolis Colts Ring of Honor as one of the most successful and popular players in the club's Indianapolis era. [132] However, Kaepernick remained the starter for the remainder of the season as the 49ers again qualified for the playoffs.[126]. 7 in the final UPI Poll.[38]. [175] The team then defeated Rutgers 5217, followed by a 343 win over Nebraska to reach 100 - the program's best start to a season in Harbaugh's tenure, and best overall since 2006. It was Pete Carroll's first November loss as USC head coach. Smith started 11 games, and Hall started one game, while Harbaugh completed two of five passes for 40 yards in limited action. Updated: Feb. 23, 2023, 7:34 p.m. | . Jim Harbaugh School: Michigan Position: QB Heisman Voting : 3rd in 1986 Draft: 1st round, 26th overall of the 1987 NFL draft by the Chicago Bears As Coach: 103-46 ( Full Record ) Jim Harbaugh Overview Jim Harbaugh NFL Stats On this page: Passing Rushing & Receiving Scoring Leaderboards, Awards, & Honors Full Site Menu 1. He has seven children. After leading San Diego to consecutive Pioneer League championships in 2005 and 2006, he moved to Stanford in 2007, where he led the Cardinal to two bowl berths in four seasons, including a win in the 2011 Orange Bowl. Michigan finished the season in the Orange Bowl, where it lost 3332 to #10 Florida State, after losing Heisman-finalist Jabrill Peppers before the game and losing two-time All-American Jake Butt early in the game. Jim Harbaugh has an Ohio State-sized problem. Immediately afterward, Harbaugh signed a five-year deal as head coach of the NFL's San Francisco 49ers, where he led the team to the NFC Championship game in each of his first three seasons after the franchise missed the playoffs for eight consecutive seasons beforehand. Prior to Harbaugh's arrival, the 49ers had not had a winning season nor a playoff appearance since 2002. [141] Harbaugh, however, later said: "I didn't leave the 49ers. It was the Colts first trip back to Baltimore after the team left it for Indianapolis. [169] Reports emerged that Harbaugh was preparing to accept the Vikings head coaching position if he was offered it, but he ultimately did not receive an offer following his second interview with the team, and informed the University of Michigan that he would be returning to coach the Wolverines in the 2022 season. 2 AFC seed Steelers, he earned the nickname "Captain Comeback" (the second player to be so nicknamed after Roger Staubach) for his ability to win games in the fourth quarter when his team was significantly behind. [12][13] Even as Smith struggled, coach Schembechler expressed a reluctance to play Harbaugh, saying, "To suddenly pull some freshman out of the bag, I don't think you can do that in today's football. On 8-for-14 passing, Harbaugh passed for 67 yards and an interception. [54] However, San Diego lost their next game to Harbaugh's former team, the Indianapolis Colts, 2719. On December 30, 2014, Harbaugh was introduced by the University of Michigan as the school's new head football coach. The Dallas defense overwhelmed him throughout the game, sacking him three times; and in the final drive of the game that started from Chicago's 4-yard line with 1:50 left, he threw an interception to Bill Bates on the fourth play from scrimmage. [178], On December 3, the Wolverines reached 130 for the first time in school history by winning the Big Ten Championship Game over Purdue, 4322. which would be a record at the NFL Scouting Combine. Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh drew outrage on Tuesday when it was revealed he was a guest speaker at a Right to Life event over the weekend . [9] He came to Michigan with a "high school reputation as a slick California passer. He also tallied 620 passing attempts (second in Michigan history at the time), 387 completions, a 62.4% completion percentage, 31 touchdown passes (third in Michigan history at the time), and 22 interceptions. With USC being the favorite by 41 points, it was statistically the greatest upset in college football history. In his first year as the Michigan head coach, Harbaugh guided the Wolverines to a 10-3 record, including a 41-7 win . He was named to the Big Ten's All-Academic team. He played in the National Football League (NFL) for 14 seasons from 1987 to 2000 with his longest tenure as a player with the Chicago Bears. In week six, the Wolverines soundly defeated Rutgers 780, the third-largest margin of victory in program history and the largest margin since 1920. [191][192][193], In November 2012, Harbaugh had a cardioversion procedure to correct an arrhythmia (i.e., an abnormal heartbeat rhythm). This loss was particularly shocking when considering each team's Week 1 performance. On December 31, 1995, in the AFC wild card game against San Diego, Harbaugh scored on a 3-yard quarterback sneak in the fourth quarter after a 32-yard interception return by Jason Belser and Indianapolis won 3520. He had 12 touchdowns and 11 interceptions in passing, was sacked 23 times for 145 yards, and rushed 172 yards on 40 carries. 3 quarterback behind Steve Smith and Dave Hall. He completed 202 of 358 (56.4%) passes for 2,486 yards, 13 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions, was sacked 31 times for 167 yards, and rushed 272 yards over 47 carries, including one rushing touchdown. 15 Wisconsin Badgers in a Saturday night showdown. He is now the head coach of the Michigan Wolverines, the team representing the University of Michigan.Before returning to Michigan, where he had played in college, he had coached the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League.Harbaugh is also a former NFL quarterback. Records collected by the Associated Press . He attended high school in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Palo Alto, California, when his father was an assistant coach at Michigan and Stanford, respectively. [138][139] New head coach Jim Tomsula was fired after just one season in which the 49ers finished 511. [109][110] Later in the season, Stanford defeated #1 USC 2423 with a touchdown in the final minute. [96] The following game on November 5 (Week 10), San Diego lost its ninth straight in a 1513 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Harbaugh played 15 games in the regular season and started 12, with a 75 record as starter for a 97 team. On the surface, Jim Harbaugh returning to the NFL makes sense. [74] Defending AFC Champion Pittsburgh Steelers defeated Indianapolis in the Wild Card round 4214 as Harbaugh completed only 37.5% of his passes (12 of 32) for 134 yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception. By that time, coach Riley had relegated Harbaugh to emergency duty due to injuries including a mild hernia. From his second marriage to Sarah Feuerborn Harbaugh (m. 2008),[184] he has two daughters, Addison and Katherine, and two sons, Jack (named after his grandfather) and John (named after his uncle). In his seven-year tenure so far at Michigan, Harbaugh has compiled a 61-24 record. On November 22, in a 3010 win over the Detroit Lions, Harbaugh took only one snap and was sacked for 15 yards. It is appropriate that he should be the main character of Michigan's most recent win over Ohio State, the kind. "[34] Columnist Mitch Albom wrote after the game that Harbaugh's pass to Kolesar was an image that would last: "The image that repeats will be that of Jim Harbaugh dropping back in the fourth quarter and uncorking a soaring spiral that rose high and long as flanker John Kolesar ran underneath it, his steps seemingly in sync with the revolutions of the ball, so [that] when it fell, it fell right into his arms, almost gently. [166] By winning the award, Michigan became the first school to win both the AP coach of the year in men's basketball (Juwan Howard) and football since the football award was established in 1998. The Michigan Wolverines had scraped together 20 wins over three years prior to Harbaugh's appointment, with a 5-7 record in Brady Hoke's final season in charge. It was the first time Michigan had been ranked in the top five since the start of the 2007 season. Michigan keeps its man It's easy to forget seven years later, but Harbaugh leaving the NFL for Michigan was a pivotal moment in program history. Michigan won the game 3813, moving to No.