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What’s so great about Charlie Strong?

A bizarre–if not laughable–report began circulating last week that beleaguered NFL commissioner Roger Goodell planned to hold a meeting with first-year Texas head coach Charlie Strong to discuss his approach to player conduct. At the time, it sounded as though an overeager Chip Brown of Horns Digest had been last in line in a game of telephone around Austin. Yet, Goodell and...
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Texas Longhorns WR John Harris Proves Charlie Strong Still Has His Work Cut Out For Him

There is a good chance that Texas wide receiver John Harris is in Charlie Strong’s doghouse after Harris’s recent Baylor-bashing tweet.@dallasnews/TwitterRead more »
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Texas WR takes shot at Baylor ahead of big game

Earlier today, Texas head coach Charlie Strong admitted that the Longhorns will have to play “above” their heads if the squad wants to take down Baylor on Saturday. While a Texas win would be a huge upset, one Longhorns player wants the Bears to remember their historical place in college football. According to Longhorns WR John Harris, the fact that Baylor is playing well is...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Coach Charlie Strong On Facing Baylor: “We’re Going To Have To Play Above Our Heads”

Back in 2005, when Texas was on its way to a BCS National Championship win, and Baylor was 2-6 in Big 12 play, the notion that the Longhorns would ever openly admit to being outclassed by the Bears on paper probably seemed silly. Well, not even a decade later, that is where the college football world has gone. Charlie Strong had a press conference this afternoon, and admitted that...
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Met With Texas Coach Charlie Strong, Discussed Strong’s Core Values

On Thursday, it was reported that the NFL wanted to meet with Texas coach Charlie Strong and discuss his commitment to his five core values. Strong has been a strict disciplinarian ever since he arrived in Austin, making him a great person to talk to if you want to discuss things like discipline and integrity. According to a series of tweets sent out by former All-Pro defensive back...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong is Excessively Drug Testing Longhorns

Charlie Strong’s main job at Texas is to be a football coach. #1 thing a football coach needs to do is win football games. Don’t be fooled when you hear stuff like coaches are supposed to make boys into men and all that stuff. That is just good PR and sound bites. #1 thing is to WIN, everything else is secondary. Charlie Strong focus appears to be cleaning up the program, which...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Roger Goodell, NFL Want To Meet With Texas’ Charlie Strong To Discuss Core Values

Charlie Strong hasn’t been too successful in getting results on the field during his first season at Texas, with the Longhorns 1-2, but the new head man in Austin has been as good as anyone at enforcing discipline.  Earlier this week, Strong dismissed offensive tackle Kennedy Estelle from the program, increasing the number of players he’s kicked off the team to nine.  The NFL...
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6 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
18 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...
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18 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, Strong has removed […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 04, 2014  |  1 Comment
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