If Ohio State Prevails Against Michigan, Jim Harbaugh’s Coaching Future Might Shift

If Michigan falls to Ohio State this Saturday, it could spell uncertainty for Jim Harbaugh’s future with the Wolverines, according to ESPN’s Pete Thamel.

Winning the game would secure Michigan a spot in the Big Ten title game and a potential College Football Playoff appearance.

However, a loss could put Harbaugh’s coaching career at a crossroads, especially considering the potential NCAA suspension looming for recruiting violations and allegations of an illicit sign-stealing scheme.

Thamel raises the question of whether Harbaugh, who has previously flirted with the NFL, would be willing to face potential suspensions in the college ranks or explore coaching opportunities in professional football.

The outcome of the Ohio State game may significantly impact Harbaugh’s coaching trajectory for the next season.