Bobbie Engram following Harbaugh’s lead

Published on May 25, 2011 by     Seahawks.Com News (Feed)

Mike Sando at ESPN.com had an item on Jim Harbaugh’s coaching roots last week that played directly into comments Bobby Engram made to us about the 49ers’ first-year head coach.

Engram, who holds the Seahawks’ single-season reception record (94 in 2007) and has been voted to the 35th Anniversary team, is starting his coaching career as an offensive assistant on Harbaugh’s staff.

“Jim is just a football junkie,” Engram said. “The thing that I really appreciate is before I signed up here I talked to him on the phone for about half an hour and he basically walked the exact same path that I’m walking now.

“He got done playing, went to Oakland for a few years, went to San Diego and coached there, went to Stanford and now he’s back in the league. That gave me a lot of confidence, just kind of confirming what I was thinking.

“Having him actually go through it, he knows what I’m going through. So I can go talk to him if I have any questions. He’s walked the path, and it’s a good thing.”

Harbaugh played quarterback in the league from 1987-2000 for four teams – the Bears (1987-93), Colts (1994-97), Ravens (1998) and Chargers (1999-2000). He began his coaching career at Western Kentucky as an assistant (1993-2001) before serving as QB coach with the Raiders (2002-03). Then it was on to head-coaching stints at the University of San Diego (2004-06) and Stanford (2007-10).

“Jim has young kids, so he’s also talked about doing a lot of things to incorporate the family as much as he can,” Engram said. “So all of that is good news to me.”

The Seahawks and 49ers are scheduled to open the 2011 season against each other – Sept. 11 in San Francisco. The rematch at Qwest Field is slated for Dec. 24.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Fair Use Notice This website may at times present copyrighted material, the use of which might not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available in an effort to advance understandings of democratic, economic, environmental, human rights, political, scientific, and social justice issues, among others. The author believes that this constitutes a fair use of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the U. S. Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the articles published on this website are distributed without profit for research and informational purposes. In most instances a link is placed to originator of Article and it is never expressly mentioned as written by, we use published by certain entities who write or publish for this said Blog..

Tell Us What's On Your Mind (0)




WP-SpamFree by Pole Position Marketing

REMEMBERING A LEGEND!

LATEST SEAHAWKS NEWS

141219irvin660

Six ways the Seahawks can clinch a playoff spot in Week 16

A look at the six scenarios that would allow the Seahawks to clinch a postseason berth this weekend. Earlier ...
141214-thomas-660

Seahawks use second-half adjustments to dispatch 49ers

After trailing at the half, the Seahawks came out determined to alter their fate and did just that ...
141208chancellor660

Pete Carroll on the Seahawks’ defense: ‘It’s the guys playing it’

After the statement made by the Seahawks’ defense in Sunday’s suffocating performance against what had been a prolific ...
141203hawkville660

Seahawks take ‘Honors R Us’ approach when it comes to awards

Just as Kam Chancellor did after being named NFC Defensive Player of the Week following the Seahawks’ victory ...
10Szvx.AuSt.5

Pete Carroll’s relationship with Seahawks owner Paul Allen “really couldn’t be better”

Pete Carroll apparently doesn’t have the same “recessive gene” Jim Harbaugh has. You may have heard about 49ers chief ...
123456

Seahawks’ defense more dominant the last two games than it was last season

Suddenly, the Seattle Seahawks have gone from meandering to monstrous again. So what’s changed? How has a defense that ...
141128lynch600

Marshawn Lynch and Russell Wilson have Seahawks’ offense running in the right direction

On a night when the Seahawks’ defense was the big story in a 19-3 victory over the San ...
141124wagner660

Bobby Wagner goes from not playing for five games to playing all but one play vs Cardinals

After missing five games with a toe injury, Bobby Wagner was back at middle linebacker for Sunday’s win ...

Shop for 2014 Seahawks Gameday Gear at NFLShop.com

Shop for 2014 Seahawks Gameday Gear at NFLShop.com

lat-noise-wre0011368363-20130915

WELCOME TO THE SEAHAWKS 12TH MAN ARMY.

WE TAKE PRIDE IN GIVING SEAHAWKS FANS AROUND THE CLOCK UPDATES,  ALL SEAHAWKS ALL THE TIME. SO IF YOU WANT THE LATEST SEAHAWKS NEWS DELIVERED FOR FREE RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL BOX ONCE A WEEK, SIGN UP AND ENJOY!

WE HAVE BEEN PROUDLY SERVING DIEHARD SEAHAWKS FANS SINCE 2004.

Enter your Email

Preview | Powered by FeedBlitz