Jim Harbaugh just got thrown wads of cash to take his talents down to South Beach and coach the Miami Dolphins. He's been coveted by the San Francisco 49ers as the next successful Stanford coach to come in and resurrect the team (Bill Walsh being the first). And of course, he's been linked to the Michigan Wolverines job for a half-decade, the man to revive one of the proudest college football programs.
And after all that hub-hub, could Harbaugh just end up back in Palo Alto? There are rumblings that after all the bells and whistles and contract offers and opportunities and 24/7 watch on this one, the Stanford Cardinal head coach ... could just stay the Stanford Cardinal head coach.
NFL insider Jason La Canfora reports that Harbaugh might ultimately choose between the 49ers and the Cardinal. And La Canfora additionally reports that Stanford actually made a better offer than the 49ers. Is it time for the Yorks to make their re-bid?
Also, Harbaugh probably felt the way we felt about Dolphins owner Stephen Ross entering the fray before resolving the Rooney Rule and Sparano issues; Tim Kawakami tweets that Harbaugh isn't sold on the situation in Miami. Would he really want to work in that type of organization?