Colin Cowherd: Jim Harbaugh Is Worth Every Penny Of His $9 Million Contract
Fox Sports pundit Colin Cowherd gave a passionate defense of Jim Harbaugh making $9 million a year to coach the Michigan Wolverines football team.
“Every coach in 2016 that would get that job at Michigan would mostly get $3 million. So what Harbaugh is really costing you, dollars above replacement, is $2 million a year. Let me ask you Michigan fans, you think he’s worth $2 million in a stadium that seats 110,000 and was nearly half full at the end of Brady Hoke?” Cowherd said on his FS1 show “The Herd.” (SLIDESHOW: Get Co
He concluded with, “Harbaugh is worth every penny!”
Harbaugh was revealed to be the highest paid coach in college football with his $9 million a year salary, which is more than $2 million more than second place Alabama coach Nick Saban.
He currently has the Wolverines rolling through their season and off to an impressive 7-0 start.