Harbaugh parents to remain neutral at Super Bowl
By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer January 24, 2013 2:14PM
Jack Harbaugh, left, talks with former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game between Indiana and Penn State, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, in Bloomington, Ind. Indiana won 72-49. Harbaugh, a former college football player and coach, is the father of Jim and John Harbaugh, the head coaches of the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens NFL football teams respectively. The 49ers and the Ravens are scheduled to play in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans on Sunday, Feb. 3. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Jackie Harbaugh will wear a neutral-colored outfit, still to be determined. Her daughter, Joani Crean, little sister to coaching brothers John and Jim Harbaugh, plans to sport all black at the Super Bowl to show no allegiances whatsoever.
The entire Harbaugh family has already won big. They got their Super Bowl victory on Sunday, when each coach did his part to ensure a family reunion in New Orleans next week — John’s Baltimore Ravens facing off against Jim’s San Francisco 49ers in the first Super Bowl with sibling coaches on opposite sidelines.
And, no, the family members haven’t decided where to sit for the Feb. 3 NFL title game at the Superdome — or at least they aren’t revealing so.