San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has been named the Associated Press Coach of the Year, according to the 49ers’ Twitter account.
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Harbaugh reportedly received 45 of the 50 first-place votes. He is the first 49ers coach to win the award since Bill Walsh won it in 1981. Harbaugh, 48, led the 49ers to a 13-3 record and an NFC Championship appearance in his first year as head coach.