Texas Longhorns Head Coach Tom Herman during the Orange and white spring football game at the Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday, April 15, 2017 RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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LOOK: Renderings of new Texas locker room, and Tom Herman’s inspiration behind it

Posted April 15th, 2017

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By now you’ve seen the space-age lockers going in the Texas locker room at Royal-Memorial Stadium.

On Saturday during the broadcast of the Longhorns’ spring game, Longhorn Network flashed a sneak peak of the full setup. As it turns out, $10 million can go pretty far in a locker room renovation.

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“We looked around, and there’s a lot of really cool locker rooms,” Tom Herman said during an in-game interview. “In order to be better, we had to brainstorm some ideas. There’s a lot of schools, including one really close to us, that has white doors on their lockers.”

As the story goes, Herman asked the locker company to build something with glowing white doors.

“The locker company said, ‘coach, that’s never been done before.’ I said, ‘Do you want our business or not?'”

Herman also said there are “six different patents” on new lockers. Check out the renderings and images below.

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