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Jack Harbaugh

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Jack Harbaugh

Jack Harbaugh (born June 28, 1939 in Crestline, Ohio, United States) is a former American Football high school football [1] and college football coach and player.[2][3]

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Harbaugh played for the Bowling Green Falcons from 1957 to 1960 and won the Mid-American Conference championship in 1959 with the team. As a coach, Harbaugh was the head coach for Eaton High School from 1964 to 1965. After going to Morehead State from 1966 to 1967, Harbaugh returned to Bowling Green from 1968 to 1970 as an assistant. He also became an assistant for the Iowa Hawkeyes (1971-1973), the defensive backs coach for the Michigan Wolverines (1973-1979), the DBs coach for the Stanford Cardinals (1981-1982), Western Michigan Broncos (1982-1986), an assistant for the Pittsburgh Panthers (1987-1988), a Western Kentucky Hilltoppers head coach (1989-2002), a San Diego Toreros head coach (2004-2009), and, after a three-year retirement, Jack Harbaugh returned to the Stanford Cardinals as a runningbacks coach in 2009." Jack (and his son, Jim) often use the following Harbaugh chant: Whoo's got it better than us?" Answer: Nooobody! This was also used by Jack's wife.[4]

However, Jack Harbaugh most famous for his spot in the Harbaugh coaching tree. His sons, John Harbaugh and Jim Harbaugh are currently NFL head coaches, who face each other in the 2013 Super Bowl. Jack is married to Jackie.

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Jack Harbaugh: Tracing Super Bowl siblings back to their source". The Seattle Times. 2013-01-28. Retrieved 2020-04-18.
  2. Clarke, Patrick. "Jack Harbaugh's Coaching Career Plays Vital Role in Sons' Successes". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 2020-04-18.
  3. "TheWolverine - Jack Harbaugh Reminisces About Past U-M Greats, Hands Out Words Of Wisdom". michigan.rivals.com. 2019-12-10. Retrieved 2020-04-18.
  4. Doerschuk, Steve. "Jack Harbaugh tells fascinating story of his start in Canton". The Repository. Retrieved 2020-04-18.