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Urban Meyer Shares Bizarre Story About Saturday's TCU Game

A closeup of Urban Meyer yelling during an Ohio State game.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 01: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes shouts on the sidelines against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the All State Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Last Saturday was Ohio State's third and final game without Urban Meyer on the sideline. Meyer's suspension is over, and he'll be back for this weekend's game against Tulane.

Ryan Day did a fine job for the Buckeyes as interim head coach, helping guide the team to a 3-0 start, including a win over a TCU team that was ranked 15th in the country. Day handled himself well, and will probably draw some head coaching consideration down the road because of this.

However, he did have one mishap it seems, and a funny one at that. Meyer shared the back story with the media today.

Apparently, when TCU tried to run a trick play on a kickoff by having a player lie on the turf to disguise himself, Day misinterpreted what was going on .

According to Meyer, he thought someone got shot in the end zone and panicked.

This seems hard to believe, but Meyer was serious. We're guessing that everyone had a good laugh about this after the game.

Day will go back to his usual duties as offensive coordinator with Meyer back in the fold. He'll try to keep the Buckeyes offense rolling like it has been through three weeks.

Ohio State will play Tulane at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday. The game will be broadcast on BTN.