What Works For Me - Silver Linings Playbook
Men's Journal|November - December 2020
Baltimore Ravens head coach JOHN HARBAUGH has clinched a playoff berth in eight of his 12 seasons—and he’s not even the most competitive member of the family.
By Charles Thorp

MY DAD TOOK A DEFENSIVE coordinating job at Stanford in 1980, and I would go there after my summer job got out. I would play corner, trying to cover studs like Kenny Margerum while John Elway was throwing. I love training with the team to this day—I would say I’m even better than some of them at the bodyweight training. The strength coaches like to use it as a motivator for the players: “Head coach was able to do 12 rounds of this!”

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