By Dan Jenkins
Jim Harbaugh had extra success as coach of the San Francisco 49ers than anybody else in current historical past.
Harbaugh served as coach from 2011 via the 2014 season. In that span, he took the Niners to the NFC Championship Recreation three years in a row (2011-2013), together with one Tremendous Bowl look.
Nevertheless, he was let go on the finish of his fourth season by the staff’s proprietor Jed York and made his approach again to the College of Michigan. Harbaugh opened up about his time with the Niners on the Mercury Information’ TK Present podcast on Thursday.
Harbaugh cited the truth that he lasted 4 years underneath the San Francisco possession as to why he wants an “endurance medal.”
“I feel we did set a document for teaching there the longest underneath the current possession, if I’m not mistaken,” Harbaugh stated. “I take satisfaction in that. Perhaps there ought to be an endurance medal, a braveness medal for that.”
York has been operating the 49ers since 2008. The workforce is now on its sixth head coach since that yr — solely Harbaugh and Mike Singletary lasted longer than one season.
Harbaugh ranks sixth in 49ers franchise historical past in wins (forty four) and third in playoff victories (eight) in solely 4 seasons.
Harbaugh stated he hasn’t spoken with York since his departure.