You probably think that Sean McVay is living the dream right now, as the 33-year-old head coach of the Los Angeles Rams heading into the Super Bowl.
You would probably be right, too - McVay's life seems pretty awesome.
Still, that dream life includes getting up at a ridiculously early time.
NBC Sports' Peter King rode to work with McVay this past weekend to discuss the upcoming Super Bowl matchup against the New England Patriots.
The time of the drive: 4:15 a.m.
From the report:
Sean McVay said he’d be leaving his home for work Saturday at 4:15 a.m., Insane Standard Time. But there he was, on Coughlin Time, at 4:10, opening his Range Rover driver-side door in this silent neighborhood in the hills north of Los Angeles.
“I felt bad about you waiting out here,” said McVay, perky even two hours before dawn.
Truth is, I had no idea if he’d be on time or a half-hour early for our date, a ride to his office on the last day of Super Bowl LIII preparation at the Rams’ home base. So I got to his place at 3:30 and waited. McVay, about to be the youngest coach in Super Bowl history (he turned 33 last Thursday), is so excited about his job, it’s hard for him to sleep. On this night, he got about four-and-a-half hours. “I gotta do better,” he said. “Big week coming up.”
Sleep is apparently unnecessary when you're about to play in the Super Bowl, especially when your opponent is the New England Patriots.
The Rams and the Patriots are set to play in the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 3.
Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. E.T. on CBS.