In hindsight, those games were "like a blur, a fog, an out-of-body experience," said Meyers who, at 5 feet 9, looked like anything but a big-time ball carrier. "I was a low runner and modeled myself after Walter Payton, who was both my height and shoe size (8). I would explode at defensive backs and linemen and attack them. Coach George Welsh kept saying, 'Eddie, you can't run over everyone,' but I tried. It felt good."