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Jim Harbaugh is here to fulfill his childhood dream-to coach the Wolverines. “You have my pledge that I will carry forward the tradition of excellence of the University of Michigan football program,” he said during Tuesday’s press conference. While Harbaugh is getting to work building his program, we put together some of the best videos and tweets about U-M’s 20th football coach.
5. Harbaugh’s Ovation
At Tuesday’s Michigan men’s basketball game, the crowd gave Harbaugh a Maize and Blue Welcome, even though in his words “I haven’t done anything yet.”
Harbaugh: “Anybody see me trip in the way in? A lesser athlete would’ve gone down.”
— Nick Baumgardner (@nickbaumgardner) December 30, 2014
4. Jim is Saved by the Bell
Jim brought his family to the press conference Tuesday, but his “cousin” Screech from Saved by the Bell was curiously absent.
— Big Red Nation (@NebBigRedNation) December 31, 2014
3. Harbaugh Makes a Guarantee
Jim guaranteed a win against Ohio State as the Michigan quarterback in 1986. He declined to make any guarantees during Tuesday’s presser, saying he has gotten wiser.
— Luis Gustavo (@LuisNFL2015) December 31, 2014
2. Sarah Harbaugh Stops Dad Pants
Jim’s affinity for cheap khakis is well-known, but his wife Sarah teamed up with Dockers to make a stand against Dad Pants.
— SB Nation CBB (@SBNationCBB) December 30, 2014
1. A Young Celebration
Jim Harbaugh was just 13 years-old in this video, when he ran on the field to congratulate Rick Leach on a touchdown run.