Jim Harbaugh summons his inner Steve Martin to be The Jerk

Jim Harbaugh & The Jerk Press Conference
Jim Harbaugh & The Jerk Press Conference

Who would’ve thunk Jim Harbaugh, coach of the San Francisco 49ers, and Steve Martin, yeah, that one, would cross paths. Well, today they did. Journalists pressed Jim Harbaugh about days. Practice days. Preparation days. And all the other highly-important days that sports journalists and die hard fans pretend to care about.

And his resulting response couldn’t help but remind Steve Martin fans of perhaps the least romantic love scene in all of Hollywood.

Skip to 2:00 in today’s Jim Harbaugh press conference video.


And if you haven’t seen The Jerk for a few years, skip to 0:40 in this video for a reminder. (And if you’ve NEVER seen The Jerk, get it now. Heck, even Jim Harbaugh loves it).

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