Yancy McKnight and Tom Herman go way back. The two first worked together at Rice, then again at Iowa State. McKnight was one of the first hires when Herman landed his first head coaching job at Houston in 2015.
Now McKnight, who spent six seasons as the director of strength and conditioning for the Cyclones, has joined Herman again with the title of head strength and conditioning coach at Texas.
Exactly who is McKnight? Listen to him explain in his own words in a video released by Texas on Friday, then follow the link above for more.
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