Those rumors about Michigan making
Harbaugh has been said to be on the way out as the 49ers have struggled to a 7-8 record before finishing the season Sunday against the
The New York Times first reported that Harbaugh has accepted the deal, which has been reported to be six years at nearly $50 million. Comcast SportsNet Bay Area later reported it has confirmed that that the 49ers coach will depart for Ann Arbor.
For the record: An earlier version of this report listed the 49ers record as 7-6. They are 7-8 heading into the season's final game on Sunday.
Harbaugh guided the 49ers to three consecutive appearances in the
Recent reports, including a major story in Sports Illustrated, said that Harbaugh had a falling out with 49ers management and that a parting of the ways was imminent.
Harbaugh is finishing the fourth year of a five-year contract worth $25 million. Reports said that Harbaugh and the 49ers have an agreement in place to sever ties.