‘I have come to set the earth of fire, and how I wish it were already blazing!; Lk 12:49
Vanessa opens up the program with a monologue and tees up her next interview with Coash Jim Harbaugh! Deacon Fred Billotto invites s all to the Mission Partners Expo.
Coach Jim Harbaugh
University of Michigan Head Coach Jim Harbaugh was quarterback for U of M where he earned first team All-America honors, won the Chicago Tribune Big Ten MVP Award, and finished third in the 1986 Heisman Trophy race. Selected in the first round of the 1987 NFL Draft, his successful 14-year career in the NFL included playing for the Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens, and San Diego Chargers. His coaching career launched as the quarterbacks coach for the Oakland Raiders, then Head Coach for University of San Diego. Hired in 2006 by Stanford, his four years culminated with a 12-1 season in 2010, winning the Orange Bowl and receiving the Woody Hayes Coach of the Year Award. In 2011, back in the NFL, Harbaugh coached the San Francisco 49ers for four seasons, including three NFC Championship Games, Super Bowl XLVII, and was named the 2011 NFL Coach of the Year. Hired by Michigan in 2015, Harbaugh has led U of M to four 10-win seasons and six bowl games. The Wolverines finished the 2021 season as Big Ten Champions and played in the 2021 College Football Playoff Semifinal; Harbaugh was named 2021 AP College Football Coach of the Year. Jim’s father and mentor, Jack, coached at Michigan from 1973-1979. Jim and his wife Sarah live in Ann Arbor with their four children and support many philanthropic endeavors including the Jim Harbaugh Foundation whose mission is to support Michigan’s at-risk youth.
Deacon Fred Billotto
Associate Director of Evangelical Charity
Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship, AOD