Ohio State offensive coordinator Tom Herman was stuck in Atlanta snow gridlock

Nick Bromberg

As we enter the last week before National Signing Day on Feb. 5, college coaches are canvassing the country on recruiting trips. And the winter weather in the southeastern part of the United States derailed the Atlanta visit of Ohio State offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Tom Herman.

Herman was in the massive traffic jam that enveloped the city because of snow and ice and has a travel nightmare story that will be told for years to come.

As the hours in the car kept accumulating, leaving his car on the highway sounded more and more enticing. Herman had a 9 a.m. flight out of Atlanta on Wednesday to make, and within walking distance of the Hartsfield-Jackson airport, he decided to make a break for it with some unexpected help.

Hundreds of motorists ended up spending the night on Atlanta's roads, and some school children were even forced to spend the night at school. At approximately 5:20 p.m. Tuesday, a baby was delivered on the side of gridlocked Interstate 285 in Atlanta.

Herman was fortunate enough to be in a position to take action. Had he been in his own car, ditching it to walk isn't nearly as feasible.

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Nick Bromberg is the assistant editor of Dr. Saturday on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at nickbromberg@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter!