Charlie Strong battling entitlement at Texas

AUSTIN, Texas -- Small changes can send big messages. A walk of less than half a mile did more for Charlie Strong than any billboard or stern lecture ever could.   Before his arrival, players made the short, uphill trek from Texas' football offices to its practice field on air-conditioned busses that conveniently dropped them off along Red River Street, a few steps from the...
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Daniels' eyes on Texas

Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong is extremely active in talking with recruits on the phone every week that he’s allowed.
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3-star RB Tristian Houston commits to Texas Longhorns

First year head coach Charlie Strong and his Texas Longhorns landed their ninth commitment in the class of 2015 on Monday when 3-star running back Tristian Houston gave his pledge to the Longhorns. The 5’11, 195-pound Houston attends North Shore High School in Houston, Texas. According to Max Olson of ESPN, Houston picked up an offer over the phone and committed right away.
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Five Star Daron Payne Likes Texas

Head coach Charlie Strong and the rest of the Texas Longhorn staff know a thing or two about defensive. Strong and company built one of the top defensive units in the country while at Louisville and they look to do the same in Austin (TX)
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Ash injury ups Strong's degree of difficulty

I'm betting Charlie Strong's research on his new program didn't include watching the 2009 Big 12 Championship Game.  If he did, though, he'll encounter the most troubling truth facing his first squad of Longhorns.  You can't win a Big 12 title without a difference maker at quarterback.  Jason White, Vince Young, Sam Bradford, Colt McCoy, Landry Jones, Brandon...
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Texas spent big bucks to find new coach Charlie Strong

Texas football is big business. And to be big, the Longhorns spend big. Following Mack Brown's retirement, Texas paid a search firm $266,990 to help find its new head coach Charlie Strong, according to a report by USA Today. Invoices obtained by USA TODAY say that Korn/Ferry International billed Texas $250,000 plus an administrative fee of 6 percent. That's pretty much...
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Johnny Manziel Calls Out Charlie Strong On Instagram

Brendan Maloney – USA Today Sports Charlie Strong’s first few months at the University of Texas appear to be going well. His new team is currently conducting their annual spring session and Strong seems to be pleased with what he’s seen from his guys. He’ll ultimately be judged on how many wins he gets in his debut season, but all in all, Strong seems to be fitting nicely...
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Charlie Strong banning Hook 'em sign?

Charlie Strong is taking his role as the new head football coach seriously. So serious, in fact that he's not allowing his team to throw up their trademark "Hook 'em Horns." sign. "They'll get it back one of these days," Strong told ESPN's Max Olson. The new rule is one way Strong is trying to change the culture in the Longhorns' locker room...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong: “Texas Players Must Earn Right To Hook Their Horns”

Charlie Strong has changed the routines and raised the bar at Texas, and the Longhorns are noticing. Strong wants his players to be tough, to trust one another and to come together.  Looking for a way to motivate his new program, ESPN is reporting that Strong has his players walking a half mile to practices and has banned them from throwing up the traditional “hook ‘em horns”...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

10 candidates to replace Charlie Strong at Louisville

After a 37-15 record in four seasons at Louisville, Charlie Strong has decided to leave to take over the top spot at Texas. Strong inherited a...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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