I know some people here dismiss certain local reporters out of hand. But anyway. Pete Bigelow, who covers the team for AA.com, just predicted (via live-chat) that Harbaugh will take over for RR on January 4th. That's the day after the Orange Bowl.
(Caveat: Bigelow very clearly emphasized that this is merely his gut sense. He also stated that, although he can see it both ways, he'd give RR a fourth year.)
He also stated that, if Harbaugh does indeed take over, he would not install a hybrid offense; he would install the pro-set a la Stanford. As such, Bigelow said, JH would really have to sell Denard in order to keep him.
Here was the dishy news item: Bigelow said he interviewed several players following the bust-dinner. His words: "95 percent of them were stunned -- yes, stunned -- by what took place there."