Tom Herman and his wife Michelle make their way into a preconference in the Carpenter-Winkel Centennial Room of the Belmont Hall on Sunday, November 27, 2016. RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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In the Red River subtweet showdown, Michelle Herman wins round 1

Posted May 11th, 2017

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We already know Michelle Herman isn’t the type of coach’s wife to stay behind the scenes.

On Wednesday, she rushed to her husband’s defense in a way that will only further endear her to Longhorns fans. In an obvious response to Oklahoma assistant coach Kerry Cooks’ Monday subtweet (see below), the Texas football first lady had the perfect comeback.

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Over the past month, Texas has gotten the better of Oklahoma on the recruiting trail, picking up two commitments from four-star prospects based north of the border and another from a four-star quarterback who was previously pledged to the Sooners.

That prompted this tweet from Cooks:

Michelle Herman fired back with this:

Needless to say, the responses were pure gold.

https://twitter.com/chrisgb00/status/862413228156080128

https://twitter.com/BamColt/status/862417386997207041

Michelle Herman 1, Kerry Cooks 0.

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