Feature Reporter/Producer: Suzy Merchant/Jerry Kill Feature ’15

  • BY Lisa Byington
  • 3.25.15


The coaching paths for MSU’s Suzy Merchant and Minnesota’s Jerry Kill are very unique. What’s more unique, is how they got their head coaching starts — a story that will forever link them together. BTN’s Lisa Byington tells it.

about the author

Lisa Byington has worked for BTN, FOX, CBS, Turner, and ESPN. She earned her BSJ and MSJ from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She also played four years of basketball and two years of soccer for the Wildcats.