Jim Harbaugh has lived quite the football life. Raised by his football coach father, Jack, and alongside his brother and current Baltimore Ravens coach, John, Harbaugh has been surrounded by the pigskin since day one. NFL.com has put together a great photo gallery of the 49ers coach throughout the years, dating back to his days as a prolific college quarterback at Michigan.
NFL.com columnist Adam Schein wrote that Jim Harbaugh has the 49ers posed to make a deep postseason run in 2012. “The 49ers have as good a chance as any NFL squad to capture a title,” Schein wrote. “The main reason why? Jim Harbaugh. He’s the smartest guy in the room. Just ask him.”
The rest of today’s Morning Tailgate spotlights the coach’s “brief acting career,” Aldon and Justin Smith headlines and more.
Linebacker Larry Grant will be taking part in a Culinary Clash in San Francisco on Monday, Dec. 10 to benefit charity.
Katie Dowd of the San Francisco Chronicle shared stories of the 49ers helping out the community during the holiday season.
Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group discussed the prominent role Justin Smith plays in Aldon Smith’s success.
Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com previewed the upcoming matchup between Aldon Smith and Miami rookie LT Jonathan Martin.
Alain Poupart of MiamiDolphins.com discussed Martin’s move to the left side of the line after Jake Long suffered a season-ending injury last week.
Maiocco also spoke to Joe Staley about the team’s support of both Alex Smith and Colin Kaepernick.
Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle relayed Kaepernick’s comments to the media from Wednesday.
Inman noted that the 49ers locker room is fully behind Kaepernick.
Maiocco passed along comments from Miami coach Joe Philbin.
National Football Post pegs the 49ers to draft Alabama DT Jesse Williams with the No. 27 pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Maiocco noted that the 49ers could have 14 picks in the 2013 NFL Draft.
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