Who would've thunk it?
The San Francisco 49ers finished the regular season with a 13-3 record and are now only one win away from making a trip to Indianapolis for Super Bowl XLVI. While it is a culmination of more than just a few things, Jim Harbaugh is the main reason why the 49ers have seen such a drastic turnaround.
Some will argue that the pieces of the puzzle were already on the table when Harbaugh arrived in San Francisco and that all he had to do was simply put the pieces together. It's certainly a valid argument, but all of the credit should still go to Harbaugh even if that's the case.
Here's a list of the five Niners who are most responsible for the revitalization of the franchise.