COLUMBUS, Ohio — Twelve years ago, Urban Meyer held his first practice as the head coach at Bowling Green. And as he reviewed the film from what was a major milestone in his coaching career, Meyer spotted an intruder on his field.
“You could see all of a sudden on the first play, there’s this guy standing not too close to me. The second play a little closer, and then the third play I noticed this guy’s right near the quarterback. He’s like in the B-gap,” Meyer recollected. “I said, ‘Who the hell is that?’”
Paranoid as you might imagine the then 36-year-old was witnessing a stranger interfere in his practice, it wasn’t until he asked the question twice more that he got an answer from the back of the room. As Meyer worried about a crazed fan or opposing coach getting an up-close look at the Falcons, an embarrassed Tim Beckman explained to his new boss who the man was.
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