- Category : 1963-births
- Type : PEG
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Vessel of Love 4
American football coach who is currently the head football coach of the University of Michigan Wolverines and is a former quarterback, nicknamed "Captain Comeback". He played college football at Michigan for coach Bo Schembechler from 1983 to 1986 and played in the National Football League (NFL) for 14 seasons for the Chicago Bears (1987–1993), Indianapolis Colts (1994–1997), Baltimore Ravens (1998), San Diego Chargers (1999–2000) and Carolina Panthers (2001). He then served as the head coach of the San Diego Toreros (2004–2006), the Stanford Cardinal (2007–2010), and the NFL's San Francisco 49ers (2011–2014). In 2015, Harbaugh returned to his alma mater, Michigan.
Harbaugh comes from a coaching family, and is the son of college football coach Jack Harbaugh. He has seven children. From his first marriage to Miah Harbaugh (m. 1996–2006), he has sons Jay (a graduate of Oregon State University and the tight end coach at the University of Michigan), James, a theatre major at Michigan; and daughter Grace. From his second marriage to Sarah Feuerborn Harbaugh (m. 2008), he has two daughters, Addison and Katherine, and two sons, Jack (named after his grandfather), and John (named after his uncle), born on 11 January 2017. Harbaugh is a Roman Catholic who has done charity work in Piura, Peru.
Jim Harbaugh's older brother, John, is the head coach of the Baltimore Ravens, and they became the first pair of brothers to serve as head coaches in NFL history, facing each other in the Thanksgiving Classic game in 2011 and Super Bowl XLVII on 3 February 2013.
In 1994, Harbaugh appeared as a cowboy in the Western/science fiction show The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. He also made an appearance on the popular TV show Saved by the Bell in 1996, playing the cousin of the character Screech.