Memphis, TN (CBS HOUSTON) – The Houston Cougars are focused on finishing their regular season with a win and beating the Memphis Tigers on Friday. Coach Tom Herman has a lot on his plate, however with rumors circulating linking him to the head job at LSU, Texas and even Baylor drawing interest.
Before the AAC matchup Friday ESPN sideline reporter Cole Cubelic asked Herman how he deals with the rumors that he’s linked to multiple schools he could be coaching elsewhere in 2017.
“Honesty, don’t believe anything you read,” Herman said.
Cubelic then asked if Herman would confirm the LSU rumors were “false,” Herman responded, “Absolutely, sure.” adding that he would only talk about the job he has.
When asked how he’ll handle the rumors with his players Herman replied, “There is nothing to handle except beating Memphis.”
The Cougars play Memphis at 11am CT on ESPN.