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.
“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.