Latest Jim Harbaugh News

Michigan adds Jean-Mary, Shoop to defensive staff

Jan. 18, 2020 3:36 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has hired Brian Jean-Mary as linebackers coach, Bob Shoop as safeties coach and elevated Jay Harbaugh to special teams coordinator. The Wolverines made the announcements Saturday. Harbaugh, the son of coach Jim Harbaugh, will continue coaching running backs as well....

San Francisco 49ers' Joe Staley spikes the football after a touchdown run by Raheem Mostert against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Joe Staley thankful to be back in playoffs with 49ers

Jan. 6, 2020 4:59 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Joe Staley was moved to tears as he ran off the field during the San Francisco 49ers' division-clinching win in Seattle to end the regular season. Years of lopsided losses to the Seahawks, losing records and an injury-plagued 2019 season when the Niners finally got back to their...

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh, right, congratulates tight end Nick Eubanks (82) after he caught a 7-yard touchdown pass against Alabama during the first half of the Citrus Bowl NCAA college football game, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Jim Harbaugh closes 4th straight season with 2 losses in row

Jan. 2, 2020 5:46 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh was hired five years ago at Michigan, hailed as the coach who would restore glory for college football's winningest program. It might happen, but it hasn't yet. The future, Harbaugh insisted, is bright. “I feel good about that," he told reporters Wednesday after...

Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy (4) runs after a reception past Michigan linebacker Jordan Glasgow (29) during the first half of the Citrus Bowl NCAA college football game, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Jeudy, Jones lead Tide past Michigan in Citrus Bowl, 35-16

Jan. 1, 2020 5:32 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jerry Jeudy could have sat out Alabama's bowl game and still almost certainly would have been a first-round draft pick. He played instead — and if this was his finale, his stock likely soared. Mac Jones threw three touchdown passes, Jeudy became the first Alabama player to top...

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh calls a timeout in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against Ohio State in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. Ohio State won 56-27. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

Alabama favored vs. Michigan in the Citrus Bowl

Dec. 31, 2019 2:45 PM EST

Citrus Bowl: No. 9 Alabama (10-2) vs. No. 17 Michigan (9-3), Wednesday at 1 p.m. EST (ABC). Line: Alabama by 7.5. Series record: Tied, 2-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE Alabama will seek a win that would likely assure the Crimson Tide a 76th consecutive appearance in the top 10 spots of the AP Top 25 poll. If that happens, it...

Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban walks off the field after losing to Auburn in an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (Chris Shimek/The Decatur Daily via AP)

Saban vs. Harbaugh in the Citrus Bowl, with much at stake

Dec. 31, 2019 2:31 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Nick Saban wants his players to know their final game will be unforgettable. His remains that way. It was in 1972, and Kent State lost. And that memory might bother Saban more than usual this week, considering he has come full circle. He is back exactly where that loss happened. Saban...

File-This Jan. 19, 2014 file photo shows Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) hitting the ball away from San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree (15) and is intercepted by Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Malcolm Smith (53) during the NFL football NFC Championship game, in Seattle. As part of its celebration of its 100th season, the NFL is designating a Game of the Week, each chosen to highlight a classic matchup. For this week, it’s the 49ers-Seahawks game. To mark each Game of the Week, the AP will be reprinting its story of a classic matchup in the rivalry. This week it's the Seattle Seahawks' 23-17 win over the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC championship game on Jan. 19, 2014.  (Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP, File)

NFL At 100-AP Was There-49ers-Seahawks NFC title game

Dec. 24, 2019 2:55 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seahawks are bringing their game-changing defense — and the 12th Man — to the Big Apple for the Super Bowl. Seattle’s top-ranked defense forced three fourth-quarter turnovers, and Russell Wilson threw a 35-yard touchdown pass on fourth down for the winning points in...

Alabama looks on after missing a field goal that would have tied an NCAA college football game against Auburn during the second half Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Tide out; Harbaugh’s Ohio St problem

Dec. 1, 2019 12:33 AM EST

Sometimes it is just not your year. Even if you are the greatest dynasty in college football history. The playoff will be played without Alabama for the first time after No. 16 Auburn won a wild Iron Bowl on Saturday. So that’s it. No debates about resumes, eye tests or how much the Crimson Tide would be...

Stanford's Curtis Robinson, left, pressures Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book (12) in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Ian Book throws 4 TD passes, No. 15 Notre Dame tops Stanford

Nov. 30, 2019 9:10 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — When Notre Dame needed a spark to get going late in the first half, the special teams delivered. Isaiah Foskey’s blocked punt set up Ian Book’s second of four touchdown passes and No. 15 Notre Dame reached double-digit wins for the third straight season by beating...

Ohio State linebackers Tuf Borland (32), Davon Hamilton (53) and Malik Harrison (39) smother Michigan running back Hassan Haskins (25) in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

No. 2 Ohio State beats No. 10 Michigan 56-27 for record run

Nov. 30, 2019 7:39 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ohio State has turned what’s known as The Game into ITS Game, making one of the greatest rivalries in sports a one-sided series with little suspense. Chasing a national championship, not simply beating the Wolverines, is how the Buckeyes measure a successful season. And under...