Michigan fans name child after Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh recognized a child with the same name. Meet Harbaugh Fettig.

Jim Harbaugh commands a huge fanbase in Michigan.

But one couple in Michigan took the extra step by naming their son after the third-year coach, who recognized the name on Twitter on Tuesday.

It's not a hoax. Harbaugh Lee Fettig was born on Sept. 1, 2016, according to the announcement in the St. Ignace (Mich.) News to Gregg and Lani Fettig.

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It's not an uncommon occurrence for Michigan or Ohio State fans to name their kids after coaching icons from the rivalry. You'll find Woody, Archie and Urban in Ohio and Bo, Desmond and now Harbaugh in Michigan.

The Wolverines enter Harbaugh's third season coming off back-to-back 10-3 seasons.


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