“The gentleman’s voice had a sort of desperate quality to it,” Harbaugh continued. “He mentioned that that they were having trouble finding anyone to take this job opening that I guess they have. The poor dear said something to the effect of, ‘being reduced to interviewing Brian Billick,’ then broke down crying. I felt just awful for him.”
While the Eagles’ search for their 21st head coach has been a frustrating one for the team as well as its fans, recent signs for optimism have surfaced.
“He seemed to perk up a bit when I mentioned that my daughter Joani was married to (Indiana basketball coach) Tm Crean, and said ‘close enough.’ Apparently, she has an interview scheduled for Thursday. That’s nice to hear. I hope it works out for them.