What's it like to watch sons go head-to-head in Super Bowl?
Father of Jim and John Harbaugh speaks out
- Duration 4:37
- Date Feb 1, 2013
Father of Jim and John Harbaugh speaks out
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Is -- like our New York moment wasn't.
Yes this is never happened before.
I don't know if you'll ever see this again.
Two Brothers are coaching against each other in the Super Bowl on Sunday.
And the father of John and Jim Harbaugh telling Fox's Jim Gray about what it's like to have his son's face off in America's biggest state.
I don't think it's really hit that she had exactly.
You know what impact.
On our family and what impact it has on -- -- -- just the stage to stage is just so big.
You know we're still trying to find out what are places.
You can't buy the bigger one.
That's just some of what our fox contributor Jim Gray found that with Jack -- great interview Jim and good morning you down -- New Orleans I understand his wife.
Has requested the commissioner of the league to make it a tie it.
I'm stuck -- I was -- working out.
Well she petitioned the commissioner didn't get much luck there that's how she'd like for it to -- you know.
This is so unprecedented as you said never happened before about the only thing you can really compare it to is Richard and are -- Williams.
They of course the parents of Serena and Venus Williams they've had this in grand slams many times before.
When I had a chance to sit down to talk to Jack I asked him what it's like for him and his wife Jacqui to have both -- against each other in the big game.
It's no different than when they were when they came home -- -- dead.
I made her junior high school football team and it.
Biography he hugged him I'm so proud of -- -- they -- dead on the starting whatever our high school basketball team at all.
It -- the emotions you feel aren't any different sets the stage is bigger and there's more people to share with what is apparent.
The emotions are all the same.
And of course after the game the emotions are going to be really really much much different for one.
They'll be on the victory platform hosting -- The Vince Lombardi Trophy for the other it will really be in all aspects the agony of defeat they'll have to contemplate.
Losing the opportunity of a lifetime I -- Jack how are you gonna handle the end of the game.
Think our first thought will be you know you for that one.
It came up a little bit short and agony of defeat type thing that we've all heard since Weaver just just very very young.
But we'll take time to to go and and shared via the thrill of victory was with with the other side.
And -- -- with these cool emotions.
Dawned on the broadcast on dial global radio and just about forty minutes ago we had both Brothers together to do an interview and their parents came -- and you can really see the emotion going on.
John is really -- really easy with all of this and Jim has already intense he's got his game face on the.
John is Baltimore Jim -- San Francisco.
And I thought it was really cool at the father said to you -- said the best thing is that the less you see of Jack and Jackie.
The mother father that -- out there and get -- this spelling is so cool and so very humbled to him.
They really are and they have a daughter and their daughter is married to Tom -- who as they head coach of Indiana university and Indiana also plays tomorrow Saturday against Michigan so a huge game.
And they're both top ranked teams in the NCA this is a coaching family.
Jack spent forty years as a coach in high school.
And college football so he knows what this is like there is cool stuff will be there with you in the -- family earlier today.
Did they met last year Thanksgiving Day.
What 2011 right -- which brother one.
Well the ravens one John one and the parents that we've had a bit of a trial at this a dry run -- Know what it's like yen and and mom Jackie she's really you know she's a huge huge fan and she likes to sit at -- and sometimes she says she gets a little excited and you know sometimes even screens at the television well they'll be in the stands the entire family she told me this morning this is the first time.
In fourteen years that their entire family will be together because everybody's always working on Thanksgiving working on Christmas.
Can't get together on birthdays there isn't that he's not gonna scream at the field though she's gonna sit there -- hands folded in -- mouse.
And yeah how bad that I got it.
Jim thanks enjoy the -- see enormous cool cool story Mary -- -- -- -- -- story -- -- get through a season like this won't end up with this but then again.
I'm -- mom and dad have to deal with the winner and the loser and added nine stories now that they've got they've they've got a good handle on that.