News From Terre Haute, Indiana

April 5, 2008

NFL coach on sidelines for ISU spring scrimmage


Marvin Lewis, coach of the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals, was on the Memorial Stadium sidelines Saturday morning, April 5, as the Indiana State football team hit the turf for its first spring scrimmage under new coach Trent Miles.

Lewis' son, linebacker Marcus Lewis, will be an ISU freshman for the 2008 fall season and the pair journeyed over to visit and watch the Sycamores in action.

“I thought the guys were flying around, being aggressive, hustling from drill to drill and spot to spot on and off the field,” the elder Lewis told the Tribune-Star. “I think, as a coach, that’s what you’re looking for.”

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