Sources: Jim Harbaugh Expected to Take Michigan Job

December 27, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Two members of the San Francisco 49ers staff and a third NFL source said Saturday they expect 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh to accept a six-year, $48 million contract to become the head coach of the University of Michigan.      
"That's what everybody on staff believes is going to happen this week," one of the sources said. "Jim has figured out that his style is best-suited for the college game. His shtick works better with young guys who are gone after three or four years."
There have been multiple reports out of Michigan in recent days that Harbaugh will join his alma mater. In addition, he is expected to bring several coaches from the 49ers with him, including longtime assistants Reggie Davis and John Morton, according to sources.
Harbaugh's agent, David Dunn, did not respond to a text regarding the matter. 
While there remains a chance that Harbaugh will listen to overtures from the Oakland Raiders and other NFL teams, he is schedul...

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