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Who has it better than Jackie and Jack Harbaugh? Noooobody! Congrats!— Willie Taggart (@CoachTaggart) January 21, 2013
|USF coach Willie Taggart coached with 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh at Stanford, and played for Jack Harbaugh at Western Kentucky.|
"Well, it changed me big-time, just the way of doing things. When I got out to Stanford, Jim ran the program like they do in the NFL. My time with him and how he ran that program was probably the biggest impact on me and my career and what I do now. Those kids hadn’t won a game, they were 1-11 and they had back-to-back-to-back losing seasons. They forgot how fun and forgot how good they were at football and Jim brought that back just by changing the mentality, changing the culture. We were going to be highly competitive and it started with him. Every single day he was competing, too. He was throwing the football, he was running around. Our kids bought into that."
"I envision an Orange crush defense that makes the opponent's families cringe when their child is about to play us. I don't think (my wife) would want me to go there, but I thought about one of my favorite people in the business and I guarantee you Jim Harbaugh would want me to go there."