Davion Taylor was in the middle of a lifting session when he was surprised by a guest: associate athletic director for football, Lance Carl.

Carl told Taylor that head coach Mel Tucker wanted to speak with him, so Taylor cut his lift short. The pair took the elevator up to the top floor of the Champions Center and walked to Tucker’s suite overlooking Folsom Field.

When Tucker greeted them at his door, Taylor didn’t know what to think.

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Henry was born in Columbia Falls, Montana and graduated from Columbia Falls High School in 2015. He earned bachelor's degrees in journalism and economics from the University of Montana in 2019. Henry joined DNVR as a remote staff writer in 2017, providing support to BSN's Broncos beat reporters. He interned at DNVR headquarters in the summer of 2018 and accepted a full-time position after graduating from UM. Follow Henry on Twitter - @HenryChisholm