77 Facts About Jim Harbaugh

1. Jim Harbaugh was born in Belton, Missouri on September 20, 1978, to parents Merle Feuerborn and Alta Feuerborn.

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2. Jim Harbaugh moved on to positions at Pittsburgh, Morehead State and Cincinnati.

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3. Jim Harbaugh joined the Oakland Raiders staff as the quarterbacks coach in 2002, then left after two years to take over the University of San Diego football program.

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4. Jim Harbaugh became part of a controversy in 2005 after he was arrested for DUI after running a stop sign in Encinitas, California.

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5. In 2002, Jim Harbaugh joined the Oakland Raiders staff as the quarterback's coach.

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6. Jim Harbaugh has seven children altogether, three from Miah and the other four form his present wife Sarah.

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7. Jim Harbaugh has put the Wolverines just shy of the doorstep twice in four seasons.

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8. Jim Harbaugh made an appearance on the popular TV show Saved by the Bell in 1996, playing the cousin of the character Screech.

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9. Jim Harbaugh comes from a coaching family, and is the son of college football coach Jack Harbaugh.

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10. Jim Harbaugh succeeded Jim Tomsula, who was interim head coach for only the last game of the preceding season after succeeding the fired Mike Singletary.

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11. Jim Harbaugh stirred some intra-conference controversy in March 2007, when he was quoted as saying rival USC head coach "Pete Carroll's only got one more year, though.

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12. Jim Harbaugh completed 2,305 of 3,918 passes for 26,288 yards with 129 touchdowns.

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13. Jim Harbaugh led the nation with a 163.7 passing efficiency rating in 1985.

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14. Jim Harbaugh came to Michigan with a "high school reputation as a slick California passer.

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15. Jim Harbaugh says Frank Gore is his favorite player he's ever coached.

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16. Head Coach John Jim Harbaugh talks about the message to players that they're in the thick of the race.

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17. Jim Harbaugh has coached and mentored a wide variety of elite NFL players from Rich Gannon and Drew Brees to Andrew Luck and Alex Smith.

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18. Jim Harbaugh was named the 20th coach in University of Michigan football history on Tuesday, Dec 30, 2014.

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19. Jim Harbaugh has coached a ton of elite-level players during his career in the NFL and college football, but one stands out above the rest, he says.

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20. Jim Harbaugh says Frank Gore is favorite player he has coached.

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21. Jim Harbaugh was proud of the fans at the Big House during the game versus Penn State.

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22. Jim Harbaugh calls Big House atmosphere electric: "Like the old days".

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23. In 2015, Jim Harbaugh received an unexpected phone call from NBA legend Michael Jordan regarding Michigan's apparel deal with Jordan Brand.

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24. Jim Harbaugh thought Michael Jordan was a potential recruit when he called in 2015.

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25. Jim Harbaugh really had to dig deep for this hilarious 'compliment' of Rutgers.

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26. Jim Harbaugh thought a 2015 call from Michael Jordan was a recruit.

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27. At this point, Jim Harbaugh has basically become biggest cartoon character in college football.

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28. On June 13, 2017, Jim Harbaugh spoke in Washington, DC in the Senate Building about the gap in access to justice for low-income earning Americans which was showcased in the 2017 LSC report, "The Justice Gap: Measuring the Unmet Civil Legal Needs of Low-Income Americans.

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29. On June 19, 2016, Jim Harbaugh announced that he and his wife, Sarah, were expecting their fourth child together.

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30. On October 5, 2014 it was rumored that Jim Harbaugh would not return in 2015 regardless of that season's outcome, though owner Jed York denied the claims at the time.

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31. In the 2012 season, Jim Harbaugh resolved a quarterback controversy by replacing incumbent starter Alex Smith with backup Colin Kaepernick.

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32. On December 13, 2009, Jim Harbaugh was rewarded with a three-year contract extension through the 2014 season.

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33. In January 2009, Jim Harbaugh was confirmed to have been interviewed by the New York Jets for the head coach position, although the job was eventually offered to Rex Ryan.

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34. Prior to the 2004 season, Jim Harbaugh was named head football coach at the University of San Diego.

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35. Jim Harbaugh signed with the Detroit Lions prior to the 2001 season, where he was expected to back up incumbent starter Charlie Batch.

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36. Jim Harbaugh finished the game with 20 of 40 passes completed for 178 yards.

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37. Jim Harbaugh completed 249 of 434 passes for 2,761 yards, 10 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions.

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38. In an emotional moment, Jim Harbaugh presented Johnny Unitas with the game ball.

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39. In the final two drives of the game, Jim Harbaugh made crucial first-down conversion passes of a 28-yard pass to Jermaine Lewis and 10—and 11-yard passes to Michael Jackson.

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40. Jim Harbaugh was sacked 41 times for a career-high 256 yards lost.

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41. Jim Harbaugh took 17 sacks for 72 yards and rushed 223 yards over 39 carries.

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42. Jim Harbaugh passed for a career-high 3,121 yards with Chicago in 1991 and became the first Chicago quarterback since Vince Evans to start all 16 regular season games.

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43. Jim Harbaugh finished his college career as Michigan's all-time record holder for passing yards with 5,449 yards.

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44. Jim Harbaugh completed 15 of 23 passes for 239 yards and a touchdown.

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45. Jim Harbaugh completed 25 of 39 passes for 272 yards in those games.

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46. Jim Harbaugh threw a career-high 37 passes in the game, completing 17 passes for 183 yards, three interceptions, and his first collegiate touchdown pass to Vince Bean.

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47. Jim Harbaugh completed 11 of 21 passes for 162 yards and two interceptions.

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48. Jim Harbaugh returned to the college ranks in 2004 as the head coach at the University of San Diego.

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49. Jim Harbaugh wants to see Michigan and Chris Webber find a healing point.

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50. Jim Harbaugh talked with WXYZ in our weekly conversation about the latest win and having Chris Webber back in Ann Arbor.

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51. Jim Harbaugh talks 'playoff mentality,' and Chris Webber's captain visit ahead of Penn State.

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52. On Monday, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh declined to name a backup.

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53. Jim Harbaugh not ready to name Michigan's backup QB vs Rutgers.

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54. Jim Harbaugh confirms Chris Webber will be honorary captain at Michigan-Penn State game.

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55. Jim Harbaugh might finally get his Big Ten title, but Franklin has Penn State aimed at loftier future.

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56. Colin Cowherd claims Jim Harbaugh is a 'better coach' than Nick Saban.

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57. Jim Harbaugh called a timeout before Penn State's fourth-and-short play late in the game.

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58. Colin Cowherd believes Jim Harbaugh is 'more impressive' than Nick Saban.

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59. Jim Harbaugh has championed equal access to justice for Americans through his involvement with the Legal Services Corporation.

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60. Jim Harbaugh had a cardioversion procedure to correct an arrhythmia.

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61. On October 30, 2005, Jim Harbaugh was arrested for DUI after running a stop sign in Encinitas, California.

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62. Jim Harbaugh is a Roman Catholic who has done charity work in Piura, Peru.

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63. On December 30, 2014, Jim Harbaugh was introduced by the University of Michigan as the school's new head football coach.

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64. Jim Harbaugh left the 49ers as one of their most successful coaches in just four years, as well as becoming the first successful NFL coach to depart for a college team.

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65. In doing so, Jim Harbaugh became the first NFL head coach to have reached a conference championship game in each of his first three seasons.

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66. Jim Harbaugh was named the winner of the Woody Hayes Coach of the Year Award.

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67. Jim Harbaugh was named the head football coach at Stanford University in December 2006, replacing Walt Harris.

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68. Jim Harbaugh was quarterback coach for the Oakland Raiders in 2002 and 2003 under Bill Callahan.

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69. Jim Harbaugh is second in the Bears' record book for completions with 1,023, while Jay Cutler holds the record with 1,034.

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70. In 1995, Jim Harbaugh achieved career highs in completion percentage, passer rating (100.7), and touchdown passes (17) and led Indianapolis to the AFC Championship Game.

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71. In 1990, Jim Harbaugh played and started in the first 14 games of the season.

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72. Jim Harbaugh caused controversy when he guaranteed a victory over Ohio State in 1986.

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73. In the fourth quarter, Jim Harbaugh completed a 77-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver John Kolesar, giving Michigan a 10-point lead with nine minutes remaining.

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74. In April 1984, Schembechler said, "Jim Harbaugh is coming along pretty well.

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75. In the spring of 1984, Jim Harbaugh was in a three-way competition for Michigan's starting quarterback job.

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76. Jim Harbaugh performed well in the annual spring game in April 1983, completing 10 of 15 passes for 116 yards.

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77. In February 1982, Jim Harbaugh committed to play football for Bo Schembechler's Michigan Wolverines football team.

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