Paths cross again for Mehringer, Herman
Coaches previously worked together at Rice, Iowa St., Ohio St., Houston.
In his 23 years as a football coach, Kirk Thor estimates that a half-dozen of his former players have turned into coaching colleagues.
The veteran head coach at Mansfield Lake Ridge isn’t surprised that Drew Mehringer is one of them.
Mehringer, 29, is Texas’ new passing game coordinator and wide receivers coach. Last year, he served as Rutgers’ offensive coordinator.
“I know there is a lot of pressure in wins and losses, but coaching is a motivation game,” said Thor, who coached Mehringer at Mansfield High. “I think Drew got that out of his teammates; I think he got that out of himself. His teammates were better
Former Mansfield High School quarterback Drew Mehringer says it was a “no-brainer” to take the assistant coaching job at his home state’s flagship school.