A status achieved by an athlete. It is something that you know when you see. When someone goes 110% on all the sprints, drills, etc. It it when someone goes fight or die. When someone fights a war on the mat. When someone runs with their life on the field. It generally applies to contact sports. Those who search and fight to reach their goals.
Damn. He just went to school. Cut 7 pounds. Went to practice. And went home just to do homework. He is a hound.
Damn. When he trucked that receiver back five yards he became a hound.