And you thought mom jeans were bad.
Just in time for Father’s Day, Sarah Harbaugh, wife of San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, has a new “PSA” out to save America’s men from that horrible scourge called “dad pants.”
That’s the premise for a couple of new ads for Dockers, which also recruited ESPN NFL analyst Jon Gruden for his own spot where he delivers a locker room speech to get dads to toss their ugly ol’ dad pants.
Harbaugh’s wife ratted him out in a radio interview earlier this year in which she revealed the coach’s fondness for $8 pleated khakis from Walmart despite her protests.
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“I will not take the blame for his outfit,” she said. “I've thrown them away many times. I’ve asked him ... pleats are gone. Wear a flat front.
“You have to find them at a Walmart. I threw them out and then when he went to the Combine, he found a Walmart ... $8! And he pulls them up to the middle of his stomach. And I'm like 'This is not a good look. You're aging yourself 50 years. You look like Rain Man.'"
She said he would change-up his style “if it was that important.”
Looks like maybe a check from Dockers helped make it so.