Houston Football Coach's Kisses Attract Praise

October 17, 2016

The University of Houston's head football coach, Tom Herman, welcomes his players to each game by kissing each of them. The New York Times examined how this challenge to traditional macho culture associated with football is attracting attention -- and praise. Such expressions have until this year been unheard-of in football. “A kiss on the cheek is when he shows his love for us,” said Garrett Davis, a safety on the team.

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