Sport: The Coach's Pet

Northwestern's baby-faced Quarterback Tommy Myers, 19, is a football coach's happy pill. He is the first man on the practice field each afternoon, the first in bed each night. He would not dream of breaking training. He does exactly as he is told: he never runs when he is supposed to pass—in fact, he rarely runs at all. "He's got an open field in front of him half the time," says Athletic Director Stu Holcomb, "and he won't even cross the line of scrimmage." But this is just fine with Myers' coach, Ara Parseghian,...

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