"I think one of the things Doug came in and did right away was say, 'This is not going to be easy, this is going to be hard,'" said McPherson, who speaks regularly with Marrone.
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"I was late for something and I was up on the TV monitor," senior linebacker Doug Hogue said. "I never wanted to be on it again. It wasn't a good thing, but it taught me to be more accountable, more responsible for my actions."