Jim Harbaugh was among the millions of Americans who saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens Thursday night. Michigan’s football coach saw the seventh installment of the series with two of his sons. Harbaugh even tweeted about the movie.
The main thing people took away from Harbaugh’s Star Wars experience was this: he loves Darth Vader. Harbaugh expressed some disappointment in the fact that Vader wasn’t in this movie. “Wish my guy Darth Vader was in it, but he had a good run!” he said.
— Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) December 18, 2015
Harbaugh has provided further explanation for his love of Darth Vader to the Detroit Free-Press, saying “that’s my boy.”
“That’s my guy, that’s my boy,” Harbaugh told WXYZ-TV’s Brad Galli for their “Inside the Huddle” interview tonight. “Because I love him. I love Darth Vader. He’s just relentless, he’s a jackhammer. James Earl Jones, the voice of God. You would be disappointed if God did not have a better or equal voice to James Earl Jones.”
“I was impressed, this was a good Star Wars,” he said. “But (without Darth Vader), not quite the same. I thought they would have found some way to get him back in there. He had a good run. They had the one shot of the new … I don’t want to give anything away.”
If Jim Harbaugh is Darth Vader, what does that make Urban Meyer? Luke? Obi-Wan Kenobi?