Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 11/19/14

CLEVELAND, OH - DECEMBER 21: Quarterback Tim Couch #2 of the Cleveland Browns throws a pass as Anthony Weaver #98 of the Baltimore Ravens leaps to defend during the third quarter on December 21, 2003 at Cleveland Browns Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. Baltimore defeated Cleveland 35-0. (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)
Tim Couch isnt afraid to look back. He might not always like what he sees, but hes not afraid to look back and wonder -- at the craziness, difficulty and challenges he faced in a brief four-year career with the Cleveland Browns. That career seems to symbolize the post-1999 Browns. Drafted first overall, Couch never lived up to the expectations he had for himself and the team. He came amidst much hoopla, but dealt with injury, defeat and wavering confidence during a four-year career that probably seemed like 40. Couch now lives in Lexington with his wife Heather Kozar (the pride of Green, Ohio) and his two sons. He does TV work for FOX Sports South, and is still involved in the community. His most recent effort: Being placed on the bottle of a special edition of Makers Mark, with all proceeds going to the Gill Heart Institute in Kentucky. As the first overall pick in the 1999 draft, and as the first overall pick of the expansion Browns, Couch was a good guy placed in bad situation...
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