Brandon Jacobs vows to get Jim Harbaugh fired

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Former NFL running back Brandon Jacobs recently reopened his five-year-old feud with Jim Harbaugh, telling CBS Sports Radio that the former 49ers coach “didn’t know what he was doing.” Harbaugh took the high road in response, advising Jacobs via Twitter to “[l]et all bitterness & wrath & anger & clamor & slander be put away from you, along with all malice.”

Jacobs apparently sought a second opinion.

“I will expose him, Michigan will fire him when I am done,” Jacobs declared Saturday on Twitter regarding Harbaugh.

Before Jacobs convinces himself that he’ll do to Harbaugh what Eric Dickerson did to Jeff Fisher, it’s important to understand more about the history between the two men. Jacobs joined the 49ers in 2012, and a knee injury delayed his regular-season contributions into October. Once October came, however, Jacobs still didn’t do much of anything.

He vented about his lack of game reps, before saying, “I’ve learned over the years when you open your mouth and say certain things, it hurts you, so I’m just going to shut up and keep working.” The next day, Jacobs backtracked, saying he had “ironed it out” with Harbaugh.

Jacobs nevertheless wasn’t activated for the next game, which happened to be against his former team, the Giants. Jacobs finally dressed in Week Seven, against the Seahawks. He nevertheless didn’t play — and wouldn’t play until Week 12 against the Saints.

In November, Jacobs tweeted this general advice: “Never work in a place where you hate your boss so much, you should always be happy at work.” He insisted (perhaps even with a straight face) it had nothing to do with his employment with the 49ers.

Next, he vented again, on Instagram: “I am on this team rotting away so why would I wanna put any pics up of anything that say niners this is by far the worst year I ever had, I’ll tell you like I told plenty others.”

Two days later, Harbaugh declined multiple times to comment on Jacobs during a press conference. Later that same day, the 49ers suspended Jacobs for the final three games of the regular season. He reportedly planned to file a grievance, but there never were any reports of the grievance actually being filed or resolved.

Two days later, Jacobs’ locker had been reassigned and there was no evidence Jacobs had even been employed by the team.

“From the coaching standpoint, they don’t want any distractions on the team. He was being a distraction, they felt he was being a distraction, so they felt they needed to do something about it,” defensive lineman Ray McDonald, who’d go on to create some distractions of his own, said at the time. “I guess, if he’s not about the team. And the coaches feel that he’s not trying to help the team. They made the right decision.”

Jacobs would later say that he was told the team didn’t release him for fear that he’d resurface with an opponent.

So that’s the background, which helps explain Jacobs’ animosity toward Harbaugh. And this isn’t even the first time Jacobs had expressed hostility toward Harbaugh; in early 2014 Jacobs offered up a simple explanation for Harbaugh’s failure to win a championship.

He is a bitch, and that’s why he’s never won anything,” Jacobs said. “It is what it is. I’ve got two rings. Harbaugh, though, he’s a bitch. So it doesn’t matter.”

It apparently matters now, with Jacobs pointing to the fence and calling his shot: He will expose Harbaugh and get him fired.

That’s fine, Brandon. Now let’s see if you can swing the bat.

111 responses to “Brandon Jacobs vows to get Jim Harbaugh fired

  1. Just a talented athlete who wasted his career, could not cut it at Auburn, blames everyone but himself for a lack of training dedication. Go crawl back under the rock you came from buddy. Nobody gives a hoot what you have to say. Geez, this guy taught his anus to speak – obvious what part of his anatomy it came out of.

  2. I dunno, Brandon, the fact that the 49ers have sucked post-Harbaugh and the only one I see whining like a bitch about ancient history is you indicates that maybe, just maybe, you’re the bitch, and Harbaugh’s actually a decent coach.

  3. SHUT UP. You beat my patriots TWICE and got 2 rings out of it. Trying to ruin a mans career is stupid…

    My buckeyes will do that for him 🤔😊😉

    O-H

  4. “It doesn’t matter. That’s why I can’t just let it go and move on.”

  5. Harbaugh did to Jacobs what Belechick would have done in the unlikely event Jacobs would ever have played for the Patriots. They’re all about the team, and if a player is proving to be a distraction they are gone. It’s that simple.

    Jacobs’ current actions are a shining example of why no coach worth his salt would ever want Jacobs in his locker room.

    Stated another way, in any battle of wits, Jacobs is weaponless. In a battle of mouths, he is without peer.

  6. Jacobs is a bitch and has always been a bitch. A bitch can’t change his bitchstripes.

  7. Dude! You got two rings while running your fat mouth. Be happy.
    Happy Memorial day!

  8. Harbaugh is winless against the bucks. He doesn’t need your help to get fired Brandon. I agree though harbaugh is a whiny beatch.

  9. navyvandal says:
    May 28, 2017 1:29 PM
    SHUT UP. You beat my patriots TWICE and got 2 rings out of it. Trying to ruin a mans career is stupid…

    My buckeyes will do that for him 🤔😊😉

    O-H

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    You sound like a real bandwagon guy. Patriots and Buckeyes? As an Ohio native and Buckeye/Bengal fan it sounds like you choose which team to be a fan of based on how often they win.

  10. Why is anyone listening to this drivel? Disgruntled ex-jock who wants to blame others for his failures. He was a third string running back at Auburn and instead of competing he ran to Southern Illinois. He didn’t get the money he wanted from the Giants in 2012 so he asked the Giants to release him. Publically called the 49ers out when they did not use him during the final games of the season – a season they went to the Super Bowl AFTER they released him. Sounds like Harbaugh knew what he was doing.

  11. I always said about Jacobs that he wasn’t wrapped too tight. Remember when he threw the ball hard into the stands after he scored a TD in the playoffs, just angry for no reason? He complained all the way out of NY too, but he couldn’t criticize anyone there because they won the Super Bowl twice largely with him as a bystander. He’s going to be one of those former players who snaps one day.

  12. Love him or hate him, Harbaugh is highly compensated, high profile coach working at a premiere NCAA program. What are you up to these days Jacobs? Oh that’s right -your only relevance these days comes from trolling that other guy. Pathetic.

  13. Let me roll my eyes first as I think to myself ” let me guess, it’s some nonsensical race card accusation”

    Bank it.

  14. I’m sorry… are we just supposed to be finding out now that Brandon Jacobs is a self destructive nutcase? I thought he made that pretty clear when he launched his helmet into the stands.

  15. “Before Jacobs convinces himself that he’ll do to Harbaugh what Eric Dickerson did to Jeff Fisher,”

    I’m sure Eric would take credit for that, but Fisher didn’t need his help to get canned. Losing eight of his last nine games did that.

  16. What a clown. He might be suffering the effects of too many concussions. The fact that he believes he will be able to Harbaugh a Michigan alum who has turned the program into a national contender fired is all kinds of funny. Rashad McCants now has competition for delusional ex-athlete of the month.

  17. What a clown. He might be suffering the effects of too many concussions. The fact that he believes he will be able to get Harbaugh a Michigan alum who has turned the program into a national contender fired is all kinds of funny. Rashad McCants now has competition for delusional ex-athlete of the month.

  18. No commentary here about what this tool did when SF actually gave him the ball…. 5 carries 7 yards… and I never saw a 256 lb running back fall down so easily. What a waste of a salary. lol

  19. Sounds like a guy missing the spotlight and nfl paychecks taking it out on Harbaugh

  20. This has gotten more than a little irrational here. Are we sure we aren’t seeing some CTE symptoms appearing? I’m serious.

  21. Unless he has some significant violation(s) by Harbaugh, not much chance he can impact anything. All he has done is hurt his own reputation. Nothing more to this than a player who didn’t get playing time when he felt he should. Happens every year to every team/players.

  22. Jacobs won’t be the reason but sooner or later, and I expect sooner, Harbaugh will wear out his welcome in Michigan. I’m tired of him halfway through the first quarter when I watch a game on ESPN, with all of his ranting and raving. Imagine the poor saps that have to put up with him every day.

  23. ehsguy72 says:
    May 28, 2017 2:48 PM
    No commentary here about what this tool did when SF actually gave him the ball…. 5 carries 7 yards… and I never saw a 256 lb running back fall down so easily. What a waste of a salary. lol
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    you obviously never saw him play in new york,,ask laron landry how easily jacobs falls down,,yet another internet clown without a clue.

  24. briang123 says:
    May 28, 2017 3:20 PM

    Jacobs won’t be the reason but sooner or later, and I expect sooner, Harbaugh will wear out his welcome in Michigan. I’m tired of him halfway through the first quarter when I watch a game on ESPN, with all of his ranting and raving. Imagine the poor saps that have to put up with him every day.
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    Harbaugh has never worn out his welcome. Left SDSU to move up to Stanford, Stanford had an offer on the table before Harbaugh opted to move up to SF.

    Now SF was simply a matter of egos, York/Baalke thought they could do better and obviously fell flat on their faces. Personally I love Harbaugh his antics get under his opponents skin and that’s half the battle, guy is extremely intelligent when you hear him actually speak. And he wins (some will point out the SB/OU) but look at how he flipped programs that had been horrible for years into contenders. Harbaugh is to Michigan what Saban is to Bama doubt he wears out his welcome unless he starts losing which I doubt.

  25. navyvandal says:
    May 28, 2017 1:29 PM
    SHUT UP. You beat my patriots TWICE and got 2 rings out of it. Trying to ruin a mans career is stupid…

    My buckeyes will do that for him 🤔😊😉

    O-H

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    You sound like a real bandwagon guy. Patriots and Buckeyes? As an Ohio native and Buckeye/Bengal fan it sounds like you choose which team to be a fan of based on how often they wi

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    Not everybody in Massachusetts likes BC. I grew up a Boston university hockey fan. How I became a buckeye fan goes back to when I was 9 and the 1996 draft in which Mr Kraft overruled Parcells and selected TERRY GLENN. He was my favorite patriot along with Bledsoe

  26. rutchaser says:
    May 28, 2017 1:53 PM
    navyvandal says:
    May 28, 2017 1:29 PM
    SHUT UP. You beat my patriots TWICE and got 2 rings out of it. Trying to ruin a mans career is stupid…

    My buckeyes will do that for him 🤔😊😉

    O-H

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    You sound like a real bandwagon guy. Patriots and Buckeyes? As an Ohio native and Buckeye/Bengal fan it sounds like you choose which team to be a fan of based on how often they win.

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    Why aren’t you a Browns fan too? Since you’re from Ohio and all…..Is it because they suck? Were you a Browns fan when the Bengals sucked? Wait, are you a Lebron fan? Did you hate LeBron when he went to Miami and now you love him again?

  27. Harbaugh turned the Michigan football fortunes around as quickly as he turned the niners fortunes around. He is not going to be fired. if he starts losing, then they will fire him for sure. Harbaugh was 8-8 in his final season in SF and Jed York wasn’t going to give him an extension after that season, even though York did not fire Harbaugh, as many in the media had erroneously reported. Harbaugh quit, and York allowed him to do so. So Harbaugh did not get a single dime for the 2015 season. He was scheduled to make $5 million in 2015, the same amount Michigan paid him per season.

  28. I can’t take Jacobs’ kind of derangement seriously unless he is wearing a pink wool hat and burning property. If he is going to sound like a delusional imbecile, he needs to follow the current playbook.

  29. Jacobs you can talk about Harbaugh’s Offensive shortcomings and how the assistants deserve all the credit all you want.

    Fact is, Harbaugh’s a Head Coach and not a coordinator. One of the key elements of a head coach is recognizing and recruiting great assistant coaching talent, and the team’s overall conditioning. So if you say the 49ers won games because of their assistants and that they were bigger and stronger than everyone else……then hats off to their head coach! And a special shout out to Mike Singletary who made the 49ers Physical, Tough, Relentless,Disciplined, and Smart. The 2009-2013 49er Identity.

    49ers played like those old 80’s Bears squads and won a whole lotta games.

  30. Jacobs was a solid Giant, and while no team has a perfect image the collection of players during those super bowl runs really gelled on and off the field. Coach Coughlin ran a tight ship, eventually related to his players, and out coached many of the best in modern times. I cannot blame any athlete for demanding the best after experiencing the best.

  31. One of his rings he can thank Hoculi’s crew for call progress stopped after seeing Ahmad Bradshaw clearly fumble in game-winning field goal range.

  32. Bunch of know nothing tough keyboard tough guys. If you hate the pats and their fans you must love Jacobs. He converted the most important 4th and 1 in NFL history. Imagine if he was stuffed and the pats went undefeated? Lord. You should be thanking him for eternity and he gets a life time pass for all nonsense out of his mouth. For the record…he’s actually right about harvaugh too.

  33. He signed with a team that had Frank Gore in his prime, and thought he was going to play?

  34. The only thing that Brandon Jacob is exposing is his lack of class, decency and intelligence. Bottom line, Brandon Jacob is the LaVar Ball of the NFL, an unfunny buffoon.

  35. Sounds like Jacobs is preparing to launch his version of 13 Reasons Why, his will be sub-titled “I’m too immature to let it go”.

  36. Jim Harbaugh ain’t that fantastic – he’d still be an NFL coach, with at least one SB-ring and 49ers regularly playoff-bound if he’d stuck with Smith rather than the monumental (college-coach-brained) mistake of going with Kaep. But he’s a good college coach and better than Big Baby Brandon gives him credit for.

  37. jim harbaugh says jacobs is a little salty, just like the taste of his own boogers.

  38. As a football player Jacobs was one tough hombre and Harbaugh was not so I will give him that.

  39. “Just gobble, gobble, gobble turkey from jive turkey gobblers.”

    – Jim Harbaugh

  40. I used to think Glenn Beck was a mental case. Now I realize what a sheltered life I’d been living.

  41. Both Harbaughs are big time whiners. There isn’t a single game either of them can’t be seen throwing hissy fits on the sidelines.

  42. Just odd timing. Clearly got wrapped up in some Twitter responses to his comments ealier this week and now he’s got a new mission in life. Goes to show the IQ of what we’re dealing with here.
    Jacobs should consult Tomsula, the rat in the room that got rewarded for being the rat and getting Harbaugh out before Jim made York and Baalke look any worse,and Tomsula was given a coaching jib..

  43. both harbaughs blow

    mouthy and entitled

    34 106

    Clearly you know nothing. They are both better than anybody before the hoodie to coach in NE.
    And to think a NE fan calling anybody mouthy and entitled. You do a lot of talking for someone who’s never actually taken part in any of NE success.

  44. hate the pats and their fans you must love Jacobs. He converted the most important 4th and 1 in NFL history. Imagine if he was stuffed and the pats went undefeated? Lord. You should be thanking him for eternity and he gets a life time pass for all nonsense out of his mouth. For the record…he’s actually right about harvaugh too.

    So he gets a free pass for being a
    Clown because he converted 1 yard? I mean, that was his job right? And he may be right about harvaugh but you’re way off base on Jim Harbaugh

  45. This is really very sad. Jacobs obviously needs professional attention. I hope he gets help before he hurts himself. He’s crying out for help.

  46. Ya if my memory is correct, he was on a down hill slide big time by the time he hit the niners. He was picked up as insurance and didnt pan out,
    Like many in a failing career there is always someone to blame but yourself. It wasnt hairball that got hurt and couldnt play

  47. Colleges care about one thing, winning. That’s what Harbaugh is doing at Michigan. As long as he’s not running a renegade program, he’s not going anywhere and no one at Michigan is going to listen to some washed up NFL player who has no ties to the school

  48. rutchaser says:
    May 28, 2017 1:53 PM

    You sound like a real bandwagon guy. Patriots and Buckeyes? As an Ohio native and Buckeye/Bengal fan it sounds like you choose which team to be a fan of based on how often they win.
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    So you can only be a fan of teams from the state where you were born? Sorry, but that sounds like the rantings of a crazy person.

  49. tylawspick6 says:
    May 28, 2017 1:59 PM
    both harbaughs blow

    mouthy and entitled

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    A Patriots fan calling ANYONE mouthy or entitled is pure hilariousness.

  50. Aw, damn. And I liked you Brandon Jacobs.

    And I don’t even doubt that Harbaugh treated you like crap. But you look like a child, man.

  51. “I will get Conan O’Brien fired”
    -Carson Daly

    “I will get George Bush impeached”
    -Madeline Albright

  52. onebuffalove716 says:

    Clearly you know nothing. They are both better than anybody before the hoodie to coach in NE.
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    The fact that more people liked this than disliked says a lot about our audience: more people would take the Harbaughs over Bill Parcells. Idiots.

  53. @tylawspick6:

    A patsy fan calling someone else, “mouthy and entitled” is really rich.

    Pot meet kettle.

    You chowds are hilarious.

    Carry on.

    RAIDER NATION

  54. Well let’s ask the obvious question, what exactly has Jim Harbaugh accomplished in the NFL? How many championships has he acquired?

  55. nhpats says:
    May 29, 2017 1:22 PM
    Well let’s ask the obvious question, what exactly has Jim Harbaugh accomplished in the NFL? How many championships has he acquired?

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    That’s silly. Lots of good coaches didn’t win a Super Bowl. Harbaugh did a lot in a very short time and had his team on the doorstep. They imploded when he left. He’s obviously a good coach and it doesn’t matter what his method is. It works.

  56. “He is a bitch, and that’s why he’s never won anything,” Jacobs said. “It is what it is. I’ve got two rings. Harbaugh, though, he’s a bitch. So it doesn’t matter.”

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    Brandon Jacobs. 2 Super Bowls.

    Antowain Smith. 2 Super Bowls.

    Willie Parker. 2 Super Bowls.

    LeGarratte Blount. 2 Super Bowls.

    Does anyone ever talk about any of these players in terms of being difference making players?

    Jacobs was just in the right place at the right time… he’s nothing special.

  57. bullcharger says:
    May 29, 2017 2:47 PM
    nhpats says:
    May 29, 2017 1:22 PM
    Well let’s ask the obvious question, what exactly has Jim Harbaugh accomplished in the NFL? How many championships has he acquired?

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    That’s silly. Lots of good coaches didn’t win a Super Bowl. Harbaugh did a lot in a very short time and had his team on the doorstep. They imploded when he left. He’s obviously a good coach and it doesn’t matter what his method is. It works.

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    Alex Smith won most of the games that got SF to the SB that season. Harbaugh decided to stay with Kaep instead of going back to Smith. Harbaugh blew it….

    In the end, coaches are measured by championships. So far Jim’s brother has been more successful

  58. Jacobs sucked immediately after Plax shot himself and safeties could actually stop double covering. Guy was always overrated and got exposed after that

  59. write your michigan congressmen and women about making booger eating illegal.

    harbaugh would lose his job immediately.

  60. Wait, did this article say the coaches didn’t want any “distractions” on the 49ers? LOL

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