X

Houston Coach Tom Herman to Get a Grill with Rapper Paul Wall After Winning AAC

Thomas Duffy@@TJDhoopsFeatured ColumnistDecember 14, 2015

David J. Phillip/Associated Press

Houston’s Tom Herman is, without question, the coolest coach of all time.

According to ESPN’s Matt Fortuna, the 40-year-old will be getting fitted for a grill with rapper Paul Wall on Tuesday after his Cougars took home the AAC title Dec. 5 with a win over Temple.

No, seriously:

David Ubben @davidubben

Houston's @CoachTomHerman got his grill today. Icy. https://t.co/SrI73p2GVc

If you’re unfamiliar with Paul Wall, this is him rapping about his grill...in Nelly's song "Grillz" (Warning: NSFW):

David J. Phillip/Associated Press

The rapper, perhaps aware of the promise, gave Herman a shoutout last Saturday:

Matt Fortuna @Matt_Fortuna

Tom Herman will meet Houston rapper Paul Wall tomorrow to be fitted for a grill. Herman promised team he'd get one if UH won league. Oh my.


Update: Tuesday, Dec. 29

Herman kept his word, revealing his new ice Tuesday, via freelance journalist David Ubben:

The grill has "UH" inscribed with red jewels on his two top front teeth while the bottom pair appear to bear his initials.

[Twitter, YouTube, h/t College Spun]

slash iconYour sports. Delivered.

Enjoy our content? Join our newsletter to get the latest in sports news delivered straight to your inbox!