After former San Francisco 49ers running back, Brandon Jacobs recently critiqued Jim Harbaugh for his coaching ability, most fans have chuckled and looked back at the coaches time in the Bay Area with nostalgia. Harbaugh’s team solidified many players among the 49er greats, so we opted to make a top-five list of players to play under one of the great Niners coaches.
Although many San Francisco 49ers fans may not remember him as anything but a New York Giant, Brandon Jacobs was once a 49er.
His career in the Bay was relatively forgettable, as he rushed for a whopping seven yards on five carries.
With such a minimal workload, it makes some sense that Jacobs has some built up resentment towards Harbaugh. This resentment is now coming out through strange, yet cryptic tweets about his former coach.
These tweets talked about exposing Harbaugh, and Michigan’s inevitable decision to fire him once they acquire this information. It sounds like Jacobs must have some dirt on Harbaugh.
Unless he believes a mediocre former player critiquing his ex-coaches play-calling is grounds for a removal from his post as Head Coach of Michigan.
But let’s not pay too much attention to Jacobs and his claims. Instead, let’s take a look at some of the players in the Harbaugh era that have cemented themselves amongst the 49er greats.