Jim Harbaugh


James Joseph Harbaugh is the head football coach for the University of Michigan and a former quarterback.

The University of Michigan, frequently referred to simply as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States.

Michigan is a state located in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.

A quarterback is a player holding a position in American and Canadian football.

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He played college football at Michigan for coach Bo Schembechler from 1983 to 1986 and played in the National Football League for 14 seasons from 1987 to 2000.

College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian football played by teams of student athletes fielded by Canadian universities.

The National Football League is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference and the American Football Conference.

Glenn Edward "Bo" Schembechler, Jr. was an American football player, coach, and athletics administrator.

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He then served as the head coach of the San Diego Toreros, the Stanford Cardinal, and the NFL's San Francisco 49ers.


In 2015, Harbaugh returned to his alma mater, Michigan.


Harbaugh was born in Toledo, Ohio.

Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States.


His father, Jack, was a football coach, and the family lived in Ohio, Kentucky, Iowa, Michigan, and California.

Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

California is the most populous state in the United States and the third most extensive by area.

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He attended high school in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Palo Alto, California, when his father was an assistant coach at Michigan and Stanford, respectively.

Palo Alto is a charter city located in the northwest corner of Santa Clara County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area of the United States.


After graduation from high school in Palo Alto in 1982, Harbaugh returned to Ann Arbor and enrolled at the University of Michigan and played quarterback for the Wolverines, starting for three seasons.


As a fifth-year senior in 1986, he led Michigan to the 1987 Rose Bowl and was a Heisman Trophy finalist, finishing third.

The Heisman Memorial Trophy, is awarded annually to the most outstanding player in college football in the United States whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity.


The Chicago Bears selected Harbaugh in the first round of the 1987 NFL Draft.

The 1987 NFL draft was the procedure by which National Football League teams selected amateur college football players.


He played 14 years as a quarterback in the NFL, with Chicago from 1987 to 1993, the Indianapolis Colts from 1994 to 1997, the Baltimore Ravens in 1998, and the San Diego Chargers in 1999 to 2000.


He first became a regular starting quarterback in 1990 with Chicago.


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.

The American Football Conference Championship Game is one of the two semi-final playoff games of the National Football League, the largest professional American football league in the United States.


From 1994 to 2001, while still playing in the NFL, Harbaugh was an unpaid assistant coach at Western Kentucky University, where his father Jack was head coach.


In 2002, he returned to the NFL as the quarterbacks coach for the Oakland Raiders.

The Oakland Raiders are a professional American football franchise based in Oakland, California.


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


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 the 2011 Orange Bowl.

2011 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2011th year of the Common Era and Anno Domini designations, the 11th year of the 3rd millennium, the 11th year of the 21st century, and the 2nd year of the 2010s decade.

The 2011 Discover Orange Bowl was a postseason college football bowl game between the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Stanford Cardinal on Monday, January 3, 2011, at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.

The Orange Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.


Immediately afterward, Harbaugh signed a five-year deal as head coach of the NFL San Francisco 49ers, where he led the team to the NFC Championship game in each of his first three seasons.


He and his older brother, Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh, became the first pair of brothers to serve as head coaches in NFL history.


Their teams played in a Thanksgiving Classic game in 2011 and Super Bowl XLVII on February 3, 2013.

Super Bowl XLVII was an American football game between the American Football Conference champion Baltimore Ravens and the National Football Conference champion San Francisco 49ers to decide the National Football League champion for the 2012 season.

2013 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2013th year of the Common Era and Anno Domini designations, the 13th year of the 3rd millennium, the 13th year of the 21st century, and the 4th year of the 2010s decade.

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