With the win versus Michigan State, Jim Harbaugh is now 18-3 at Michigan Head Coach. How does this compare with past Michigan Head Coaches? With National Championship Coaches?
Among Michigan coache, only Fielding Yost with 21 wins and Gustave Ferbert (coach from 1897-1899) won more games in their first 21 than Jim Harbaugh.
Since the start of the BCS era in the 1998 season, 12 different combinations of Head Coach and School have won national championships. For instance, Nick Saban would count as two combinations, one for his title at LSU, and a second time for his titles at Alabama.
Through 21 games, Jim Harbaugh has a better record than all of them except Larry Coker, who started 21-0 at Miami.