Another MAC coach gets on-the-job training in bowl
When Bowling Green coach Adam Scheier came to Detroit on Friday
for the Little Caesar’s Pizza Bowl news conference, he was
following what has become a tradition for the Mid-American
Conference champs – on-the-job training.
A week earlier, Scheier was the special teams coordinator when
the Falcons upset No. 14 Northern Illinois at Ford Field, but he’s
now about to face his first game as a head coach at any level.
He took over the Falcons on an interim basis after Dave Clawson
left to take to become head coach at Wake Forest earlier this week.
It is the fifth time in the last seven seasons the winning coach in
the MAC title game had moved before his team played in its bowl