Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh has clinched a playoff berth in eight of his 12 seasons—and he’s not even probably the most aggressive member of the household. — as informed to Charles Thorp

My dad took a defensive coordinating job at Stanford in 1980, and I’d go there after my summer season job bought out. I’d play nook, attempting to cowl studs like Kenny Margerum whereas John Elway was throwing. I really like coaching with the crew to today—I’d say I’m even higher than a few of them on the bodyweight training. The energy coaches like to make use of it as a motivator for the gamers: “Head coach was in a position to do 12 rounds of this!”

Holding Up With the Mrs.

The best useful resource for staying wholesome is my spouse, Ingrid. She’s one of many fittest and hardest individuals I do know. She studied physiology and, when our household works out collectively, she builds the routines. I can truthfully say they’re a few of the most difficult classes I’ve ever achieved.

Head within the Recreation

I attempt to get 45 minutes of quiet to myself firstly of the day, learning scripture, studying, and writing. I jot down my frustrations of the week and assume on them. It helps me tremendously, each mentally and spiritually.

New Wheels

I’ve had a number of knee surgical procedures since highschool. One yr, I tore my knee teaching the punting crew underneath Andy Reid, and I confirmed up for the sport the very subsequent day. Final yr reached a vital mass. I couldn’t sleep, be part of the crew for intervals, or run to the opposite facet of the sector to name a timeout. Getting the knee substitute has been a recreation changer. The rehab was onerous, however I’m excited to be again on the sector with my gamers. That’s the place I belong.

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