Found August 04, 2014 on College Spun:
New Texas head coach Charlie Strong had already banned his players from using the “hook ‘em horns” hand gesture and roped off the Longhorns logo in their locker room. Now, he’s taken the whole “you have to earn it” mindset a bit further, taking the team’s logo off of each player’s helmet. UT opened practice with blank white helmets Monday. Via Rivals’ Anwar Richardson: #Longhorns coach Charlie Strong took the logos off team helmets. Cedric Reed said guys will have to earn it #HookEm — Anwar Richardson (@AnwarRichardson) August 4, 2014 Here are a few shots of the team practicing with their hopefully-temporary white lids. #Longhorns training camp practice #HookEm — Anwar Richardson (@AnwarRichardson) August 4, 2014 No #Longhorns decals on helmets. Appears players have to earn those. @HornsDigest — William Wilkerson (@WVWilkerson) August 4, 2014 Strong’s no-nonsense attitude has already resulted in a number of players being eith

Charlie Strong takes Longhorn logo off Texas helmets

Charlie Strong is so old school that it is kind of annoying. Strong has committed to changing the Texas football culture in the wake of Mack Brown’s departure, and that has resulted in him doing stuff like making his players wear solid white helmets during practice. According to Anward Richardson of, Strong has removed […]

Texas coach Charlie Strong making players earn Longhorn on helmet

Texas players have often been criticized for having a sense of entitlement.  First-year head coach Charlie Strong is making sure their recruiting rankings don't go to their heads anymore.  Strong has talked a lot about "Putting the T back in Texas" and hasn't been afraid to dismiss or suspend players this summer for breaking the rules.  For those who have the...

Video: This Awesome Texas Hype Video Will Get Longhorns Fans Fired Up For The Charlie Strong Era In Austin

For the first time since 1998, someone other than Mack Brown is the head football coach at the University of Texas. Ever since he became the school’s head coach on January 5, 2014, Charlie Strong has made changes across the Longhorns football program — whether it’s establishing strict rules and punishing players if they break them, or making players earn the Longhorn logo on...

Charlie Strong Removes Logos From Player’s Helmets (Photo)

The cultivation of a new Texas football team under head coach Charlie Strong continues. Players have been sent home in droves, prohibited from throwing up the “Hook Em’ Horns” without earning it, forced to walk the half-mile to practice, and now they will need to prove to coach Strong they deserve to don the Longhorns logo. When they showed up to the facility this morning for...

Charlie Strong officially disciplines eight Longhorns

Charlie Strong officially announced discipline for eight players at his press conference before preseason camp on Sunday. Receivers Montrel Meander and Kendall Sanders were dismissed, along with DB Chevoski Collins and running backs Jalen Overstreeet and Joe Bergeron. Strong suspended OT Desmond Harrison, S Josh Turner and WR Daje Johnson at least one game and possibly more. Meander...

Charlie Strong Suspends 3 More Texas FB Players

Charlie Strong is on a mission to change the culture of the Texas football program, even if it means suspending or dismissing everyone on the team now. Strong just suspended Senior offensive tackle Desmond Harrison, junior offensive tackle Kennedy Estelle and junior wide receiver Daje Johnson for violating team rules.   Desmond Harrison, Daje Johnson, Josh Turner suspended...

Texas Releases Official 2014 Season Hype Video

There are a lot of eyes on the Texas program this season. They have a new head coach in Charlie Strong and he has already made an impact on the team but not in the way Texas fans were hoping for. It’s not his fault but he has had to dismiss and suspend multiple players this offseason including a few starters. Now that the season is rapidly approaching, Texas has put out a 2014...

Charlie Strong is not gonna put up with any crap

Strong is certainly getting rid of the issues rather quickly… Charlie Strong suspends 3 players, confirms 5 dismissals as Texas enters fall practice — Max Olson (@max_olson) August 3, 2014  

Texas Releases Official “25 Days Until Season Opener” Hype Video

Just a few hours ago, we gave you a look at an unofficial hype video, created by the University Co-op, dedicated to the Texas Longhorns’ upcoming 2014 season. This time, we’ve got a brand new clip from the school itself. Texas unveiled a new trailer during the first week of fall practice – titled “25 Days Until Season Opener.” As you’d guess, it too is about the changes...

Setting First-Year Expectations for Louisville's Bobby Petrino

After a successful four-year stint under Charlie Strong, Louisville reached into its past to find its next coach. Strong left for Texas after a 12-1...

Famous Longhorn Helmet Decals Missing At Texas Fall Practice (Photo)

Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong is channeling his inner Bill Parcells. When Parcells was the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys, he made his rookies earn the famous Cowboys star on their helmets. Now, Strong is doing the same in his first year as head coach at UT, except he’s making all of his players work to earn the Longhorn decal on their helmet. When the Longhorns...

Chasing Money and Rings: Inside the World of College Football

In today’s world of big time FBS college football things are certainly different than they were even as recent as ten years ago on a number of levels. The game of college football has never been more popular and the money generated has never been greater. It is a multimillion dollar business that appears to only be growing stronger as each year passes.The game of college football...
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