AMHERST — Cruising in his car from his off-campus apartment to UMass football practice one afternoon, senior Darren Thellen peeked out the window and saw a strange sight. Beside the road, gradually fading into the distance as Thellen drove past, was Charley Molnar. The Minutemen’s new coach was running to work.
“He has a car, but you never actually see him drive it,” said Thellen, a defensive back. “He’s always either on the bike or jogging.”