I can confirm this. I have 2 cousins (they're twins) that started 3 years and won 3 state titles under RP at Hoover. They hate the guy but also love him. Late into the season they were still crawling into the house at 10PM and looked like they had gone to war after practice. He purposely tries to break players all season long. RP expects perfection on the first try. He does not care who he rubs the wrong way. He doesn't put up with back talk or foolishness. He will just kick you off the team no matter if you're a starter, a 5 star or your dad is a big donor. If everyone wants our guys to be mentally and physically tough, well this is the guy to set the tone. RP is playing for another state title on the 12th at a school they said he would never have success at. He does not run from a challenge and will die trying to get it right.