PSU’s Hand Promotes Clipping (In a Good Way)

Nittany Lion assistant has his head shaved to help THON and honor a former player who passed away.

Penn State offensive line coach Herb Hand didn't really need a haircut Monday. But he decided to get one, anyway, to help a great cause and honor a former player.

Hand was among the 300 or so folks who had their heads shaved at the State College salon Evolve Monday. The buzz cuts cost $10, with all money being donated to this week's THON event at the Jordan Center.

THON raises money to help fight pediatric cancer. The shaved heads are to show solidarity with young cancer patients who lose their hair, and the theme of the day at Evolve was #NoHairDontCare.

Hand was happy to pitch in for the cause, and Monday was meaningful to him for another reason, too. It marked four years to the day that Wilson Holloway passed away after a fight with Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Holloway was an offensive tackle at Tulsa when Hand coached there.

You can see Hand talk about Holloway and have some fun getting a haircut in the video above.

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