Murray State player marries fiancee on field after practice

Dr. Saturday
(Via Murray State)
(Via Murray State)

Who says college football practice can’t be romantic?

Murray State defensive lineman Bishop Woods and his new wife Caitlin got married Tuesday afternoon following the team’s practice. The wedding happened at midfield and offensive line coach Brian Hamilton — an ordained minister — was the officiant.

It was also raining, so an umbrella was held over Caitlin’s head. Alanis Morrissette thinks that’s ironic. Here’s the happy couple exchanging vows:

Per ESPN, the wedding was a spontaneous event. The couple, which has a 4-month-old son, was wanting to get married but didn’t have any concrete plans. Woods found out Hamilton was a minister before practice, so they decided to go for it.

“We kind of made it up on the fly,” Woods said. “Coach Ham is one of my favorite coaches. He’s been teaching me a lot of about fatherhood and other things.”

Murray State, 1-1, travels to Missouri State on Saturday.

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