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CHARLIE STRONG RUMORS

Matthew McConaughey is very excited for Texas football

Matthew McConaughey is not just a famous actor, but also a famous and fervent Texas Longhorn fan. He’s excited for year two of the Charlie Strong era, and his “Throwback Thursday” photo in Twitter this morning reflects that.  ready for the ‘horns to start it up this weekend #tbt pic.twitter.com/otNTK639Ia — Matthew McConaughey (@McConaughey) September 3, 2015 ...
Via College Spun
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Texas Longhorns Freshman LB Malik Jefferson Pokes Fun At Charlie Strong on Twitter

If there is one thing no player on any team should ever openly do it is make fun of their head coach. For one, they would probably not like him to be making fun of them, but the target of their hi-jinks is the guy that controls how much they play--if ever. It is likely not a good idea to point out any perceived flaws and make fun of them.Well--so Texas Longhorns linebacker Malik...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas freshman trolls Charlie Strong over height

You probably shouldn’t make fun of your head coach, but that didn’t stop Texas Longhorns freshman linebacker Malik Jefferson from cracking some jokes at the expense of Charlie Strong. Of course, it was all in good fun. Jefferson caught wind of a photoshopped Charlie Strong photo late Monday night and he took to Twitter to use that image in order to troll his head coach. The photo...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas Freshman Linebacker Malik Jefferson Hilariously Trolls Charlie Strong Over His Height

Charlie Strong’s height (or, really, lack thereof) has probably been a soft subject to the Texas coach for most of his life.  The 55-year-old coach is reportedly in the 5-foot-7 range.  On Monday, a (presumably fake) photo surfaced of Strong standing on a stool when speaking to reporters. This was humorous to Malik Jefferson, a freshman linebacker for the Longhorns, who tweeted...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Announces Quarterback Tyrone Swoopes Will Start, Jerrod Heard Will Play At Notre Dame

Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong has made his decision about a starting quarterback, but it sounds like the future of that position is far from definitive in Austin. Incumbent starter Tyrone Swoopes will take the first snaps against Notre Dame in South Bend, but redshirt freshman Jerrod Heard will play as well. Coach Strong announces that Tyrone Swoopes will get the start...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Team That Needs a Win In Week 1 the Most Is…

It’s almost time for the games to start! Pull up a chair and let’s talk college football as TSS associate editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey and special rotating guests in our weekly roundtable discussing all things college football. On Thursday, we discussed the biggest games of week one. On Friday, we talked about neutral site games. Today,...
Via The Student Section
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong: 2016 Texas recruiting class will define rebuild

Whether the Texas Longhorns are able to complete the rebuild under head coach Charlie Strong could come down to one factor -- Strong and his assistants finishing the 2016 recruiting class with a top-15 group."I'm missing one year of recruiting," Strong told USA TODAY Sports. "I need one more class, then I'll know. If we mess around and have a really good year this year, it'll really...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Degree of Difficulty Rising for Charlie Strong at Texas

Roster churn is universal in college football during times of regime change. Everything being bigger in Texas, the transition from Mack Brown to Charlie Strong has produced a particularly robust number of defections in the last two years. The notable attrition has been attributed to Strong’s desire to rehabilitate the culture of Texas football. After inheriting a soft, undisciplined...
Via The Student Section
21 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Big 12 Reporter: Charlie Strong’s Recruiting Strategy “Backfired”

Late in the 2015 recruiting cycle, a lot was made about Charlie Strong’s recruiting strategy, and the “Florida Five,” a set of players from the Sunshine State who were set to all become Longhorns. Strong has long been an excellent recruiter in talent-rich Florida, but some were worried about Texas going too far outside of its normal recruiting comfort zone.  With the news...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas booster on season: We don't have the horses

    If there is anyone who would be looking forward to Texas’ upcoming season, you figure it would be one of their top boosters — a man who has poured over $100 million into the university. But Longhorns booster Red McCombs says he is not optimistic about what the football team will do this season. “I’m extremely optimistic that this is going to be a great college...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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