John Harbaugh "devastated" to beat brother in Super Bowl

Harbaugh
© AP Photos
John Harbaugh says that he was "totally devastated" for his brother after beating him in the Super Bowl.

John Harbaugh has said that it was tougher than he had expected to defeat his brother Jim Harbaugh in the Super Bowl.

It was the first time that the opposing teams in the Super Bowl have been coached by brothers, with John's Baltimore Ravens beating Jim's San Francisco 49ers 34-31.

The Ravens coach told Sports Illustrated: "I am totally devastated for my brother. It's strange, I don't really feel emotion right now. No tears. I never thought you could feel 100% elation and 100% devastation at the same time. But I learned [on Sunday] you can.

"It's tough. It's very tough. It's a lot tougher than I thought it was going to be. It's very painful."

It is the second time the Baltimore Ravens have won the Super Bowl since the team was founded in 1996.

Jones recovers a fumble
Read Next:
Live Commentary: Super Bowl XLVII: Baltimore Ravens 34-31 San Francisco 49ers - as it happened
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand