Jim Harbaugh remembers it well, that initial phone message from late Hall of Fame coach Bill Walsh asking if he would leave San Diego and come coach at Stanford to turn around a spiraling program.
``He did call me and left a message on my phone to see if I'd be interested in the Stanford coaching job,'' Harbaugh said. ``I was intending to leave that message on my phone for the rest of my life, but I lost that phone or I dropped it in the toilet or something. I can't remember which it was - lost it or dropped it in the can. I don't have that message anymore, but it truly was one of the most memorable things.''
Now Harbaugh is following in Walsh's steps coaching the San Francisco 49ers, and in the Super Bowl to boot.
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