Delirious 49ers fans poured onto the field to celebrate, and Garcia soon found himself in his mother's embrace. A couple hours later, long after his teammates and coaches had departed the locker room, Garcia finally headed out and found his mother waiting for him once more—proud that her son had delivered the improbable comeback. But Garcia's dad wondered if it was enough to get the critics off Jeff's back. "The guys that came before him here will always be loved, and the fans will see Jeff as a quarterback who will never be in that class," said Bob Garcia. "But that's fine, because Jeff showed that what he gives this team is plenty good enough."