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Jack Harbaugh

Jack Harbaugh attends the 2015 press conference introducing son Jim Harbaugh as Michigan head coach.
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1939-06-28) June 28, 1939 (age 77)
Crestline, Ohio
Playing career
1957–1960 Bowling Green
1961 Titans of New York
Position(s) Defensive back, quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1964–1965 Eaton (OH) HS
1966 Xenia (OH) HS
1967 Morehead State (assistant)
1968–1970 Bowling Green (assistant)
1971–1973 Iowa (assistant)
1973–1979 Michigan (DB)
1980–1981 Stanford (DC)
1982–1986 Western Michigan
1987–1988 Pittsburgh (assistant)
1989–2002 Western Kentucky
2004–2006 San Diego (RB)
2009 Stanford (RB)
Head coaching record
Overall 116–95–3
Accomplishments and honors
As a player
1959 Mid-American Conference Champions
1959 NCAA Division II National Champions
As a coach
1966 Western Ohio League Champions
2000 Ohio Valley Conference Champions
2002 Gateway Football Conference Co-Champions
2002 NCAA FCS National Champions
2002 AFCA Coach of the Year (FCS)

There's no family in America that can celebrate a victory better than the Harbaughs. You'll never hear more laughter, more storytelling, or more embellishment.
Jack Harbaugh
You never think about what life's going to be like five years down the road or 10 – you just go though the day and try to make good decisions. Sometimes you do, sometimes you don't. You just hope this day will be a good day.
Jack Harbaugh
You remember driving your kids to Little League, and they're nervous about making the team, and you're encouraging them. Forty years down the road, we're having the same conversation. Only it's about the Ravens and Steelers, or Stanford and Cal.
Jack Harbaugh
You've got to be yourself, and if you're not, you're a phony. It comes shining through if you're not careful.
Jack Harbaugh
In this world, you can choose to be positive, or you can choose to be negative. You can choose to see things through a set of eyes that sees good, or you can choose to see things in life that aren't so good.
Jack Harbaugh