Jim Harbaugh wiki, Jim Harbaugh Bio
Jim Harbaugh wiki: James Joseph Harbaugh is an American football coach who is currently the head football coach of the University of Michigan Wolverines and is a former quarterback. Jim Harbaugh played college football at Michigan for coach Bo Schembechlerfrom 1983 to 1986 and played in the National Football League (NFL) for 14 seasons from 1987 to 2000. Jim Harbaugh then served as the head coach of the San Diego Toreros (2004–2006), the Stanford Cardinal (2007–2010), and the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers (2011–2014). In 2015, Jim Harbaugh returned to his alma mater, Michigan.
Jim Harbaugh Early life
Born in Toledo, Ohio on December 23, 1963, Jim Harbaugh is the son of Jacqueline M. “Jackie” (née Cipiti) and Jack Harbaugh. His mother is of half-Sicilian and half-Polish ancestry and his father is of Irish and German ancestry. Both Jim and his brother John were born in Toledo, while his father was an assistant football coach at nearby Perrysburg High School in Perrysburg.
During Jim Harbaugh‘s childhood, the family moved frequently, as his father held assistant coaching positions at Morehead State (1967), Bowling Green (1967–1970), Iowa (1971–1973), Michigan (1973–1979), Stanford (1980–1981), and Western Michigan (1982–1986). Jim Harbaugh played for the junior league Ann Arbor Packers and then for Tappan Junior High before moving on to Pioneer High School. When his father became defensive coordinator at Stanford, Jim Harbaugh transferred to Palo Alto High School, graduating in 1982.
Jim Harbaugh Legacy
For his NFL career, Jim Harbaugh played in 177 league games with 140 starts. He completed 2,305 of 3,918 passes for 26,288 yards with 129 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 1995–96 NFL playoffs and a near upset over the No. 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.
Jim Harbaugh is second in the Bears’ record book for completions with 1,023, while Jay Cutler holds the record with 1,034. Jim Harbaugh also ranks second with 1,759 attempts and third in yards with 11,567. In January 2005, Jim Harbaugh was inducted into the Indianapolis Colts Ring of Honor as one of the most successful and popular players in the club’s Indianapolis era.