What has seemed inevitable --
Then again, maybe not.
There were conflicting reports Sunday morning about whether Harbaugh had formally accepted an offer to return to college coaching to take the reins at his alma mater.
Comcast SportsNet Bay Area's Dave Feldman, who went to high school with Harbaugh and remains friends with him, tweeted late Saturday, "Confirmed: Harbaugh to Michigan! Press Conference Tues in Ann Arbor."
Michigan reportedly has offered Harbaugh a six-year deal worth $48 million.
According to SFGate.com, Harbaugh did not tell his San Francisco players he was leaving when he spoke to them Saturday night in advance of Sunday’s game against Arizona, but he did thank them for their support during the team’s troubled 7-8 season. In his first three seasons with the 49ers, Harbaugh led them to three consecutive
During that span, however, Harbaugh’s personality never meshed with those of 49ers owner