The coach that returned the San Francisco 49ers to glory is gone. The star running back left. The team’s all-pro linebacker retired and the guy who was supposed to replace him just did the same.
Forty Niner fans everywhere, and I mean EVERYWHERE, are wondering what in the world is going on down in Santa Clara. One year ago the stadium was nearing completion, the 49ers were Super Bowl favorites and the only concern was where season ticket holders would set up their tailgate.
When Frank Gore arrived the 49ers were coming off a 2-14 season and there was no real reason for hope among the 49er faithful. Gore’s consistent performances provided that that hope on offense. A few years later the addition of Patrick Willis gave the defense a stout, punishing identity. The duo helped tick the win-loss record higher until Jim Harbaugh arrived to put all the pieces together. It’s clear now that any future success for the franchise will come without any of them.
Former San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is making even more new fans as head coach of the University of Michigan football team by coming to the aid of car crash victims Tuesday.
KPIX 5 asked 49ers CEO Jed York about recent grumbling and criticism over the current situation in Santa Clara — namely, the new coaching staff.
The front office appears to have identified a favorite to replace Jim Harbaugh as new head coach of the San Francisco 49ers.
Just two days after parting ways with the San Francisco 49ers, former Wolverines quarterback Jim Harbaugh is rejoining his alma mater as head coach.
The corporate world loves the word “accountability”. Politicians like to toss it around too. And you might have noticed that 49ers CEO Jed York sure seems smitten with the concept.
If there was any question about the split, Jim Harbaugh appears to already be over his breakup with the 49ers. Back in the Bay Area, most of the ire is directed at CEO Jed York, and GM Trent Baalke.