Jim Harbaugh once put Gatorade in his cereal instead of milk

SHARE Jim Harbaugh once put Gatorade in his cereal instead of milk
AX229_7A5E_9_999x665.jpg

Michigan football head coach Jim Harbaugh attends an NCAA college basketball game against Northwestern at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

New Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh hired his 25-year-old son, Jay, to be the team’s tight ends coach.

Naturally, Jay Harbaugh has some stories to tell about the elder Harbaugh, who was formerly a quarterback for the Chicago Bears.

Jay skipped the appetizers and went straight for a main course with his first anecdote.

“This one time I was a kid, we didn’t have any milk for cereal,” Jay Harbaugh told Michigan’s athletic website. “He put Gatorade in the cereal instead of milk. It was the weirdest thing I ever saw.

“I didn’t try it. For good reason. That’s not where Gatorade goes.”

Well, that depends. There are plenty of intriguing combinations of cereal and Gatorade flavors…

In any case, Jay Harbaugh used the story as a way to make a point about his dad.

“That kind of says a little bit about him, he just gets the job done,” Jay said. “He’s not picky.”

If Michigan emerges as a contender again in the near future, I propose Gatorade and cereal to be the new breakfast of champions.

[h/t MLive.com]

The Latest
Isaac Lambert has sued city, CPD claiming he was demoted for refusing to cover for a fellow officer who shot an unarmed, disabled teen in 2017.
Pritzker announced the state had reached a deal via the agreed bill process to contribute $1.8 billion and add $450 million as an interest-free loan to the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund. Lawmakers are in Springfield for the fall veto session — and changes to the massive criminal justice package known as the SAFE-T Act are still anticipated.
The charges come more than a year after a federal grand jury subpoenaed the agency in May 2021 seeking records on Mustafaa Saleh and two dozen properties the land bank obtained and sold.
Mike Ruemmler, who managed Rahm Emanuel’s 2015 mayoral reelection campaign, said he plans to form a committee bankrolled by business leaders to elect moderate alderpersons.
Nick Fuentes was condemned Tuesday by the top two Republican leaders in Congress, Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy — though McCarthy continued to defend President Donald Trump for meeting with him.