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Tom Herman Kicks Off New Game Plan For UH Football

Fresh off helping Ohio State win college football’s national championship, Tom Herman came to the University of Houston Wednesday and took the reins of the football team. The former Buckeyes’ offensive coordinator promises an exciting brand of football.

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The University of Houston’s new head coach Tom Herman

The University of Houston’s new head coach Tom Herman says nothing beats winning the national championship, because it will help convince coaches and players under his watch that anything is possible in Houston.

“Successful football is not just ‘what offense do you want run? What defense do you run?'” says Herman. “Although that’s a big selling point for individual players. I think you try to sell the culture of winning. We’ve got a head coach now here at UH that ‘I’ve been to the mountaintop,’ so to speak. It’s no longer theory anymore, its testimony.”

The Houston area has always produced quality high school players and he hopes to recruit a good quarterback. After he fills his final coaching staff position, Herman will focus on a new game plan.

“Whether that’s throwing the ball 50 times, whether that’s hard nose physical running, whether that’s swarming defense that is physical, they’re going to see tough, exciting, well coached, fundamental football every Saturday. That I can proimise the fans of Houston that they will get,” said Herman.

The Coogs open their 2015 schedule at home against Tennessee Tech.

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