Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury really, really likes having good practices.
That was his motivation for dancing with his team earlier this spring and revealing a "Too Turnt Up" shirt in the process.
"I let them know that I can break it down every now and then," Kingsbury said on the Dan LeBatard Show with Stugotz on Wednesday. "It was the last day of spring ball and I knew – we were just in helmets, and I knew it had the potential to be terrible because of just how spring ball goes. And the spring game was two days away and I knew we had to do something to turn it up and so I did that and I guess people appreciated that."
"I'll pretty much sell my soul to have a good practice. I'm not above anything."
(Audio begins at the 10:30 mark of the clip above. The full interview is well worth the listen.)
You're probably thinking what that "anything" could be. Well, when Kingsbury was at Houston as an assistant under current Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin, they had a creative idea to coax a good practice out of their players.
"When we were at the University of Houston, we brought an ice cream truck and filled it with some girls from, like, one of the clubs, like the bottle girls. And that was impressive. That was a good practice."
"Like the bottle service. The cute bottle service girls. In Houston, you can do that. You can't do that in Lubbock, there's no bottle service in Lubbock."
This is why Lubbock is cost-effective. Going to the store and buying your own is much less expensive.
And speaking of coolness, Ryan Gosling's lookalike has been unofficially crowned the coolest coach in college football, a status that was only enhanced after he took a picture with Tom Brady and Mike Tyson at the Preakness. Can Kingsbury teach you to be cool? Nope. It's a natural gift.
"It's just kind of a natural deal, you either have it or you don't," Kingsbury said. "It's inherent, I would say."
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