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CHARLIE STRONG RUMORS

Texas QB David Ash to retire from football

Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong announced Wednesday that former starting QB David Ash would be giving up football. Strong said Ash approached him to let him know and that “we kind of saw this” coming. Ash missed 10 games last season due to concussions and even though he was medically cleared to play, he suffered yet another one during the game with North Texas. There...
Via NCAA Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns kicked off to start both halves because of coin toss blunder

Even before the Texas Longhorns-UCLA Bruins game got underway, there was plenty of action in AT&T Stadium. As rules expert Mike Pereira explained above, when UCLA won the coin toss and chose to defer that gave Texas the option to kick, receive, or choose a goal to defend. Texas chose to kickoff to start the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas botches coin toss, kicks off to UCLA twice in loss

The Texas Longhorns are having just an absolutely brutal year. Between all the players getting kicked off the team, suspended and David Ash’s injury, things are going terribly. Things only got worse against UCLA on Saturday night when Texas elected to kickoff twice. UCLA won the toss and deferred and then Texas chose to kickoff […] The post Texas Botched The Coin Toss, Will Kickoff...
Via Diehardsport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Texas Longhorns ask intramural fraternity QB to join team?

David Whitlock The Texas Longhorns are a program in transition.  After the retirement of coaching legend Mack Brown at the end of the 2013 season, current head coach Charlie Strong has instilled much more discipline into a program that appears to have been lax.  This has led to some defections, suspensions, and thin ranks.  It didn’t help […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports...
Via Sports-Kings
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong On Texas’ Performance: “It’s An Embarrassment”

The Texas Longhorns were beaten down by BYU on Saturday night, as the Cougars walked into Austin and destroyed the Longhorns, 41-7. Yes, Texas was without starting quarterback David Ash, and the team is in a near-constant state of turmoil while head coach Charlie Strong tries to change its culture, but a 34 point loss at home to an unranked team is still a bad look for any school...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Texas players suspended for upcoming game

We’re already a week into the college football season, but apparently the great Charlie Strong purge of 2014 is not yet over. According to a report by Orangebloods.com’s Dustin McComas, two Longhorns offensive linemen, including one starter, have been kicked off the team. #Longhorns #HookEm linemen Kennedy Estelle and Desmond Harrison have been kicked off the team according...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Texas Longhorns Band Shows Charlie Strong Some Love at Halftime of North Texas Game

It's been a long off-season for the Texas Longhorns and especially head coach Charlie Strong. The man had the unenviable task of replacing a legend and rebuilding one of the most visible programs in the nation back in to the national title contender it once was. To make it even more challenging Strong has had to make more tough calls before his first game than most coaches make...
Via FatManWriting
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas Football Players Get Off Of The Team Bus Wearing Suits

Texas head coach Charlie Strong is going to change the perceived culture issue with the school’s football team, or he’s going to die trying. The latest example of this came today, when the Texas football team got off of the team bus at Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium wearing the same suits. Wow. #Texas players get off the bus wearing khaki pants, white shirts, burnt...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas vs. North Texas—Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Predictions

How will Strong fare in Year 1? The Charlie Strong Era takes off at Texas on Saturday. The Longhorns, coming off an 8-5 season in Mack Brown’s final year, begin their 2014 campaign against in-state competitor North Texas. In the minds of most, Texas trails Oklahoma, Baylor, and Kansas State in the Big 12 title race, but some are projecting the Longhorns to seriously compete for...
Via College Spun
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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 OrangeBloods.com, Strong has removed […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 04, 2014  |  1 Comment
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