Jim Harbaugh bizarrely claims he wants to live in an RV next to DISNEYLAND in California to begin his tenure as LA Chargers coach: ‘I have that thought going through my head’

  • Harbaugh also referred to his QB Justin Herbert as a ‘crown jewel in the NFL’
  • He recently signed a five-year, $80 million deal to become the Chargers’ head coach
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New Chargers head coach Jim Harbaugh says he wants to start his tenure in Los Angeles by living in an RV by the water or Disneyland.

Yes, you read that right. The man who just signed a five-year, $80 million deal to leave the Michigan Wolverines and sign with the Chargers after leading his alma mater to a national championship now wants to live in a garage instead of one of the countless luxury mansions of southern California.

“I want to drive my RV out and go to a trailer park along the water or at Disneyland, the two that I researched that are close to the facility,” said Harbaugh, who was unveiled earlier this week in LA.

“I want to give Jim Rockford that for the next few months until we move to the new facility. I have that thought going through my head.’

What may be even more shocking is that Harbaugh’s wife, Sarah, appears to have signed off on his unorthodox idea, although it was not specified if she would join him in the RV.

New Chargers coach Jim Harbaugh made a wild claim during his unveiling press conference

New Chargers coach Jim Harbaugh made a wild claim during his unveiling press conference

Harbaugh said he wants to start his tenure in Los Angeles living in an RV of all places

Harbaugh said he wants to start his tenure in Los Angeles living in an RV of all places

He specifically wants to park his garage next to Disneyland or near the water

He specifically wants to park his garage next to Disneyland or near the water

In less bizarre news from his introductory press conference, Harbaugh also said he plans to build around the team’s most talented players — such as quarterback Justin Herbert and safety Derwin James Jr.

He even went so far as to refer to Herbert as a ‘crown jewel in the National Football League’.

‘The thing that strikes me is enormous talent. I wake up really early in the morning these days like “I gotta bring it,” Harbaugh said.

‘I have to bring my A-game. I need to find a coaching staff worthy of coaching Justin, Derwin and all the guys.

“I really think about my accountability and make sure I’m ready.”

In addition to building around Herbert and other key players, Harbaugh and Co. will need to clean up the team’s salary cap situation — which could see several big names leave LA.

The Chargers are currently $44 million over the salary cap and could part ways with big names like Khalil Mack or Keenan Allen to fix their tight end situation.