Originally written on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 11/5/14

GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 7: Head coach John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens yells at referee Walt Anderson #66 against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on December 7, 2009 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Ravens 27-17. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)
For those who follow college football (like we know all of you do), it’s no secret that this past season UCLA had quite a bit of success under a first-year, former NFL head coach in Jim Mora. Ironically however, had the sands of time shaken out a little differently, Mora might’ve never gotten the UCLA job at all last winter, and instead the Bruins might be led by a current NFL head coach as we speak. That head coach is John Harbaugh, who had a nice little evening for himself on Sunday, leading the Baltimore Ravens to the Super Bowl to a Super Bowl victory. But according to a very candid interview with CBS Sports’ Clark Judge following the game, before Harbaugh was ever offered the Ravens job he very nearly ended up as the UCLA head football coach instead. According to Harbaugh he finished second to Rick Neuheisel in the search process in 2007, a tough break for a career assistant who wondered if he’d end up with any head coaching job, at any level. It’s also safe to say that...
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