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Former players share stories of Chargers coach Jim Harbaugh





WHEN PLAYERS AT the University of San Diego learned Jim Harbaugh would be taking the head-coaching job in 2004, many were shocked.

Harbaugh had worked for two years as a quarterbacks coach in the NFL after 14 seasons as a player, where he'd earned the name "Captain Comeback."

"Captain Comeback was kind of fresh on everyone's mind, so we're kind of like, 'No way,'" said Eric Bakhtiari, who played defensive end at San Diego. "He still looked like he could play. He had the big chiseled jaw and he still walked around with that intensity, but he also had the youth behind him, too.