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Jim Harbaugh Passes Urban Meyer for Most Twitter Followers Among College Football Coaches

Jim Harbaugh is the new king of College Football Twitter. Bow down!

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Jim Harbaugh has taken College Football Twitter by storm since he re-joined the social media platform on January 2, 2015, shortly after he became Michigan's new head coach.

He's become one of the most interesting follows on Twitter, and his tweets always seem to make headlines -- whether he's attacking the day with an "enthusiasm unknown to mankind," congratulating Judge Judy, of whom he's a devout fan, on her contract extension, offering opinions on the Grammys, wishing his players happy birthday with incorrect mathtaking not-so-subtle shots at Ohio State and their apparent deception in their recruitment of 2015 running back recruit Mike Weber, and inviting every coach in America to participate in Michigan's summer camp after various SEC coaches complained about Michigan's upcoming satellite camp tourFans and media have rushed to follow him to ensure that they don't miss the next gold nugget he tweets.

So much so that Harbaugh now has the most followers among college football coaches.

And it took him less than five months.

As of this afternoon, Harbaugh had 268,834 followers on Twitter, passing Ohio State's Urban Meyer (262,785) for the most among college football coaches. Given the quality of his tweets and how fast he's accumulated followers, Harbaugh shouldn't lose his claim to the top spot on the leaderboard for the foreseeable future. He is the king of Twitter.

Now Michigan fans hope he will become the king on the football field, starting this fall.

Here are the 10 college football coaches with the most Twitter followers:

1. Jim Harbaugh, Michigan: 268,834
2. Urban Meyer, Ohio State: 262,785
3. Butch Jones, Tennessee: 185,934
4. Mark Richt, Georgia: 170.102
5. Les Miles, LSU: 164,376
6. Brian Kelly, Notre Dame: 127,391
7. Bret Bielema, Arkansas: 123,930
8. Gus Malzahn, Auburn: 120,367
9. James Franklin, Penn State: 104,787
10. Mike Riley, Nebraska: 102,949

If you don't follow Harbaugh on Twitter, you should. And you can here.