Found April 09, 2013 on Sportress of Blogitude:
During games, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy generally appears to have a bit of a gruff exterior, a no-nonsense kind of guy who rarely allows a softer side to show through, if one even exits in this football-first sideline general. But get him on a sun-splashed beach in Florida and McCarthy’s icy demeanor melts a bit, especially when a couple of Packers fans in love ask him to snap a photo of the two. But not only was this just some random photo of a couple enjoying a vacation. Instead, the man, Tim Schlosser of Milwaukee, Wisc., seized the moment and as McCarthy was snapping a photo of the lovebirds, got down on bended knee to propose to his girlfriend, Abigail Kobriger. But did she say “yes”? Via WTMJ: Schlosser immediately recognized a guy on the beach as none other than McCarthy. That’s when a plan he had already had in place became that much more memorable. Via a WTMJ report, by way of Shutdown Corner: “I know that guy!” he remembers thinking. “I could just tell from th...

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Hey, Coach, can you snap a few pictures?

It started off as nothing more than two Green Bay Packers fans spotting their favorite team's head coach on a sandy beach in Florida. After coach Mike McCarthy snapped a photo with one half of the couple, he was then asked to take a picture for the couple. Suddenly, McCarthy found himself as the official photographer for a memorable wedding proposal. McCarthy apparently had no...

Packers fan stumbles upon Mike McCarthy when he’s about to pop the question, has McCarthy take engagement photo

A man from Milwaukee named named Tim Schlosser recently planned a very romantic and memorable proposal for his now-fiancee Abigail Kobriger. However, Schlosser’s plan was not executed exactly the way he had envisioned it. Thank goodness for that, because he could have never imagined it going as well as it did. The couple was strolling down the beach while on their Caribbean vacation...


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