Ravens' coach to join 'Cradle of Coaches' at Miami

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh. MGN photo
Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh. MGN photo

OXFORD, OH (FOX19) - Super Bowl champion coach John Harbaugh will be inducted into the Cradle of Coaches Association on April 19.

The Cradle of Coaches is the nickname for Miami University which has produced several successful football coaches.

Harbaugh will be commemorated with a bronze, full body statue at Yager Stadium.

His statue will join Earl "Red" Blaik, Paul Brown, Carm Cozza, Paul Dietzel, Wilbur "Weeb" Ewbank, Ara Parseghian, John Pont and Glenn "Bo" Schembechler who are other Miami graduates that have been recognized as national collegiate or professional coaches of the year.

Harbaugh was a quarterback in the NFL and has been a coach of the Baltimore Ravens since 2008.

He is known for his 2013 Super Bowl championship win against the San Francisco 49ers and is the only coach that has a won an NFL playoff game every year of his first five seasons.

Festivities for Harbaugh's induction will begin at 11 a.m. with the groundbreaking, followed by the dedication.

The public is also invited to watch football practice and all of the events are free to attend.

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