Are we starting to see end of Jim Harbaugh’s recruiting magic for Michigan?

Recruiting in today’s college football world is really just one giant marketing campaign, and arguably there is no better self-promoter for his team than Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh. Few coaches have had the media wrapped around his finger like Harbaugh has, masterfully using them to get his messages out as necessary and shutting them out as he needs as well. Keeping...
Via Talking 10
21 hours ago

Michigan picks up tab on Harbaugh's life insurance premium

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan has agreed to pay a $2 million annual life insurance premium for Jim Harbaugh, effectively increasing the football coach's pay to $7 million a year. In a contract addendum that went into effect June 3, Harbaugh is the owner of the policy, meaning he can take withdrawals or loans from the policy. He also picked the beneficiary. Michigan will make...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh up to $7M with Michigan paying insurance premiums

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is receiving $2 million a year on top of his base salary of $5 million. The raise is actually the $2 million annual premium the university is paying on a life insurance policy on Harbaugh. Michigan will make the payment each year from 2016 through 2021 if Harbaugh is coaching the Wolverines on Dec. 6 of those years. Harbaugh is...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh, Jim Rome go at it on Twitter

Michigan football head coach Jim Harbaugh walked out of a press conference on Monday, which prompted many media members to rip him in response. Not surprisingly, CBS Sports’ Jim Rome was one of those people. Rome has never shied away from delivering strong takes about players and coaches that have been difficult around members of the media, and Tuesday was no different. Rome said...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh reportedly gets $2 million/year raise

Jim Harbaugh has only been at Michigan for a little more than a year. The Wolverines’ head football coach has already reportedly gotten a pretty big raise, though. Jim Harbaugh has received a $2 million/year raise, according to a report by USA TODAY. The Wolverines’ outspoken head coach will now make roughly $7 million a season. From USA TODAY: Harbaugh and the university...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh rips Jim Rome on Twitter after criticism

Speaking about Jim Harbaugh, Jim Rome criticized the Michigan head coach yesterday, labeling him the same “miserable” coach he was with the San Francisco 49ers. Rome’s criticism of Harbaugh came as a result of the coach’s decision to storm out of a press conference this week because he did not like being questioned about suspended players. Since we’re talking about Jim...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Angry Jim Harbaugh Act Like Child, Storm Out Of Press Conference

Jim Harbaugh is OK with conducting a press conference … until he doesn’t like the questions, apparently. The University of Michigan football coach met with members of the media Monday to discuss several topics surrounding his team. He grew very testy when asked about the status of a couple of his players, and the press conference concluded with a brief lecture and Harbaugh storming...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh storms out of press conference after blasting media

A handful of reporters learned a lesson the hard way on Monday: Don’t ask Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh too many follow-up questions. When asked about why three members of the football team weren’t in the team photo during a media session on Monday, Harbaugh revealed that true freshman Ahmir Mitchell and redshirt freshman Shelton Johnson had been suspended. After...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Listen: CBS Sports’ Dennis Dodd Doesn’t Think Jim Harbaugh Is A Michigan “Lifer”

Jim Harbaugh has been wildly successful at every level of football thus far in his career, but he’s also moved quite a bit. He took the job at FCS San Diego in 2004, and went 29-6 in three seasons, went 29-21 in four years at Stanford, turning the program into a Pac-12 power, and took the San Francisco 49ers to a Super Bowl and two additional NFC Championships in four years. It...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Inspires Newlyweds With Father’s Famous Mantra

Jim Harbaugh never forgot his father’s life lesson. Now, he’s spreading it to everyone, both on and off the gridiron. A couple invited Jim Harbaugh to their wedding in May. Today, a friend of the newlyweds posted the Michigan coach’s wise words to the happy couple on Twitter. “Attack every day with an enthusiasm unknown to man,” he said. First popularized by Harbaugh’s...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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