She consulted the Ohio State football coach for advice early in the stalking scandal, worrying about what players would think of her. He texted her after the verdict of the trial, writing “Shelley and I have been thinking about you. Justice served.”
Andrews said she was overwhelmed with the support and well wishes she received from numerous NFL players and coaches following the trial. She said the experience helped her relate better to her job, since she had experienced life on the other end of a story.