One of the unwritten rules of being a college football head coach is that one must have a deep playbook of dad jokes.
Former Texas quarterback Major Applewhite appears to be getting along just fine in that regard at Houston, and his latest punchline took a jab at his former boss, Longhorns coach Tom Herman.
“One of the biggest questions I get is, ‘What are the differences and and what are the things that are going to be the same next year?'” Applewhite said during a speech at the Touchdown Club of Houston. “Off the top of my head, we’re not going to be nearly as athletic at quarterback, but we’re going to be a hell of a lot more athletic at head coach.”
KRIV sports director Mark Berman tweeted the clip, which you can watch below.
— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) May 24, 2017
Herman saw the tweet, and responded in the only way he could. “Well played young Jedi. #Truth,” he wrote. “Just don’t confuse MORE athletic for ATHLETIC at all.”
Where’s that GIF of Herman with a sledgehammer when you need it … Ah, there it is.
It looks like Longhorns and Cougars fans waiting for Herman and Applewhite to develop a legitimate beef are just going to have to wait. For now, the dad jokes will do just fine.
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