Tom Herman: ‘Winning becomes like a drug for me’

Posted August 11th, 2017


Tom Herman joined the “On Second Thought Podcast” on Thursday for en exclusive interview.

In a wide-ranging discussion with Austin American-Statesman sports columnists Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden, the Texas coach discussed what he is doing to bring a winning culture back to the 40 Acres.

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One of the staples of Herman’s personality is his intensity and passion for winning, which jumps off the screen in almost every interview he gives. When asked where that desire to win came from, Herman had this response:

I fell in love with the intoxication of winning. Winning is intoxicating, and winning at higher levels is even more intoxicating. Winning in a very painful and disciplined team sport such as football is even more intoxicating. Winning becomes like a drug for me, and I wanted it all the time. Ever since I was a kid.

Longhorn fans certainly hope Herman is able to get his fix in burnt orange. Listen to the full interview below.

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