by Amaury Pi Gonzalez
SANTA CLARA–Jim Harbaugh who is so well renowned with the San Francisco 49ers, Stanford Cardinal, and now is head coach with the Michigan Wolverines and brings that Midas touch. He has 44 wins with the 49ers and five playoff wins, gone to three championships and a Super Bowl with the 49ers and he’s a turn around kind of artist. He’s familiar with the University of Michigan and he will bring his assistant coaching staff with him and he will recruit some talent. This is a good deal for Harbaugh.
The 49ers fans they haven’t done a survey of the Bay Area and if they do a survey losing Harbaugh is not a popular move by the 49ers. Harbaugh was well liked by the fans and remember last year they said “whose got it better than us?” that’s what the fans saying was about bragging rights of having Harbaugh. He is a good coach, it’s a fact every place he’s been he wins. This is just more than just winning on the field, 49ers CEO Jed York mentioned a couple of days ago he wasn’t happy with the scandals, the 49ers are a very proud organization their not perfect there’s scandals in every sport.
There’s scandals going on in the NFL York didn’t blame Harbaugh but in a way indirectly he was saying he didn’t like the way things were going in the last few years that the team has been having scandals off the field. This is the grand prize for Jim Harbaugh becoming the new head coach at Michigan we have to congratulate him. It’s a good situation and he’s a young man and he can come back after three or four years and coach another team. He’s won every place he has been.
Harbaugh is a guy who changes stuff he’s a turn around kind of operator and he can do that in Michigan, the program there has been running out of steam in the last seven years. So good for Harbaugh and the 49ers are not that popular right now and the thing about the 49ers is not only Harbaugh, Michael Crabtree, Frank Gore, or somebody else might want to leave and not return next season. The Niners might start rebuilding a little bit.
You can’t beat that Harbaugh is going back to where he is loved, he went there to school his alma mater and he’s making all that kind of money this is a perfect situation. Sentimentally and emotionally he’s got everything, it’s kind of an irony a guy who just a few months ago the 49ers season got underway. The 49ers were one of the teams that were expected to win the Super Bowl and he finished 8-8 and they couldn’t even smell the playoffs.
For him to finish 8-8 this season and get that deal with the Wolverines his alma mater and getting $35 million for seven years sentimentally and financially he can not do any better than this. Actually he’s the guy who should be saying “who has it better than me?” He has it very good right now. It’s like the political race for president and the recent polls show for example Hillary Clinton for the Democrats and Jeb Bush for the Repbulicans. Clinton and Bush are name recognition and this is what Harbaugh has in the sports field and that’s name recognition.
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