Jim Harbaugh Breaks Silence on Chargers Reported $90M Deal to Leave Successful Michigan Wolverines

Published 01/25/2024, 2:23 AM EST

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Jim Harbaugh is back with the Chargers after a long time! Previously, he played as a quarterback for the franchise in 1999 and 2000. Then, he entered the coaching realm and served as head coach for the San Francisco 49ers before joining the Michigan Wolverines for nine years. After spending time at his alma mater, the elite head coach returns to where he belongs: the Chargers. But he has something to say about this sudden $90-million deal with Los Angeles.

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During his time with Michigan, the head coach earned ample plaudits. Michigan also appeared in the national championship. This has raised his demand among NFL teams. He sealed his spot with his former team with a hefty deal; however, Harbaugh turned emotional while bidding farewell to the Wolverines. But what does he say?

Jim Harbaugh’s take on joining the Chargers!

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In a recent interview, Jim Harbaugh opened up about the reason behind joining the Chargers. He said, “The only job you start at the top is digging a hole; do we know we’ve got to earn our way? Be better today than yesterday.” Moreover, he emphasized how he prioritizes his family and football and commends the Chargers’ effort to be better than before. “The organization is putting in the work of investing capital and building infrastructure,” per Harbaugh.

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Harbaugh was also surprised by the team’s effort to win the game and believed that significant efforts led to a glorious victory. While talking about Michigan, Harbaugh unveiled his emotional side. He claimed he would be a loyal Wolverine by heart. He even demonstrated his affection for the team by sharing deep personal bonds. According to Harbaugh, the Chargers feel like being at home, and nothing has changed.

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Well, this decision had to be made, considering his impeccable stats. Moreover, NFL insider Adam Schefter previously predicted Jim Harbaugh would join the NFL.

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Adam Schefter’s prediction about Harbaugh came true!

While Harbaugh was reigning all hearts with his incredible performance in Michigan, NFL insider Adam Schefter on “The Pat McAfee Show” emphasized Harbaugh’s potential return based on his jaw-dropping statistics. According to Schefter, Harbaugh has a close connection with the NFL. Furthermore, he hired a free agent, Don Yee, who is closely associated with Tom Brady.

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Considering his jaw-dropping performance in Michigan, Schefter stated he is targeting superbly. Therefore, he will return to the NFL with a lucrative deal. And a similar thing happened when the Chargers hired him for a staggering $90 million contract. And the deal is fair enough, as the head coach has caused a stir in the NCAA by winning the national championship. The Wolverines are also among the Big Ten champions in football. Following Harbaugh’s return to the NFL, what are your thoughts on Harbaugh’s take on the Chargers return?

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Gargi Sengupta

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