Jim Harbaugh Says he Didn’t Leave the 49ers by Choice

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. The 49ers won 20-17. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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(—Former San Francisco 49ers, and current Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh said Friday that the only thing mutual about his departure from San Francisco was the fact that he didn’t fight the decision. Harbaugh, on a podcast with Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News, talked about his exit from the NFL, which the 49ers claimed was a mutual parting of ways following the conclusion of the team’s 8-8 season.

“I didn’t leave the 49ers. The 49ers hierarchy left me,” Harbaugh said during the 30-minute interview. He said that he didn’t want to put the 49ers in a bad spot, which is why the parting of ways was technically mutual. He also went on to confirm that he was told that he would be let go at the end of the season following a loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Week 15.



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