Did Ric Flair Give Joey McGuire Pointers on This Epic Promo?
Lost in the hubbub of Texas Tech beating the Texas Longhorns last night was the fact that Ric Flair is undefeated in Lubbock. That's important and worth noting. But the effect of him just being there can't be forgotten.
Flair spent some time with McGuire shooting some vignettes that showed in the second half on the jumbotron and brought a dead crowd back to life in the second half during the comeback.
In the pregame, he also rang Big Bertha and got on the mic before the team ran out.
That was all an impact to the game, but did he also give Joey McGuire some insight on promos before he unleashed this epic banger of a speech in the postgame?
Flair might have given some advice, but that speech is the culmination of years of honing his craft waiting for his moment. Joey McGuire has been giving incredible speeches for decades and people are just now getting the chance to see them on the national scale.
"I asked you to keep fighting and you did." McGuire opened, "I told you they would break, and they did." Great start.
The next line though is something I've been begging to hear from Texas Tech for years, "The reporter asked me what it meant to beat Texas. I said it doesn't mean anything to beat Texas, we're 1-0 in the Big 12." HELL YEAH. I know Texas is a huge win and a rivalry, but inside the locker room, you have much bigger goals than just beating texas.
McGuire finishes with some thoughts on the nation finding out just who in the heck the Red Raiders are and that "Everything runs through Lubbock." Absolute chills.
I'm so glad Texas Tech hired Joey McGuire and that Ric Flair was on hand to see a master class in how to cut a promo.
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