I don't consider Texas the South.
The South is: SC, North FL, GA, AL, MS, (maybe LA and AR), TN, NC and KY.
IE, states with SEC schools.
And, let me clarify...Southerners of the past couple of generations do not make good leaders.
Let me clarify for you... you don't consider.
I'm a damn yankee and I'd never make such a broad sweeping statement about my southern brethren.