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January 30, 2013
Fangio family rooting for 49ers from afar ... specifically, Baltimore

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Jim Harbaugh today said he tried for two years to get Vic Fangio to leave the Ravens' staff and join him at Stanford. The issue? Fangio had settled into the Baltimore area and was reluctant to uproot his family and move them west.

He didn't.

His son and daughter remain in Baltimore. Christian is a junior at Towson University. His daughter, Cassie, is a sophomore in high school. Fangio reported that both are wearing the 49ers' colors proudly this week. "My kids are very passionate and tough about the 49ers," he said. "But they're kind of the Lone Rangers back there right now. We've got to win."

Fangio, of course, left Baltimore in 2010 and became Stanford's defensive coordinator. What made him change his mind? "Jim. He was persuasive," Fangio said.

- Matt Barrows



MATTHEW BARROWS

Matt was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green.

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