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Former Longhorn Quandre Diggs Says Texas “Was A Mess” When Mack Brown Left

The state of Texas’ football program is, in a word, unacceptable. The Longhorns, 1-4 this season, are 7-11 since Charlie Strong was hired in 2014.  Much of the blame for the team’s struggles is, unsurprisingly, being placed on Strong. There are many, though, who say former coach Mack Brown is the one to blame. They say Brown, who coached the Longhorns from 1998-2013, did not...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bevo XIV to miss ‘Red River Rivalry’ with serious illness

As if things weren’t bad enough right now for the Texas Longhorns football team (1-4 record and constant criticism of their head coach Charlie Strong), the team will be without their beloved mascot for Saturday’s “Red River Rivalry” game against the Oklahoma Sooners: Bevo XIV will not be attending this weekend's OU game due to a life-threatening condition. He has been...
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M’s Kevin Sumlin Comments On Charlie Strong’s Struggles At Texas

Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin made an appearance on The Paul Finebaum Show Tuesday afternoon.   During his appearance, the Aggies’ coach was asked by Finebaum about Charlie Strong’s struggles at Texas. The Longhorns are off to a 1-4 start this season. The Paul Finebaum Show. Here’s his response:  “It’s really the first week, the bye week, where I’ve been...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas HC: Don’t blame past coaches for our mistakes

It has been one of the most disappointing seasons in the history of Texas Longhorns football. Sitting at 1-4 on the season, head coach Charlie Strong has a 7-11 record through his first 18 games in Austin. Strong seems to have the support of the athletics department at Texas, while many fans are starting to raise their voices in displeasure. There are some who are giving Strong...
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The future of Charlie Strong at Texas

Charlie Strong has been fighting an uphill battle since the moment he was hired as head coach at Texas. Boosters and the press questioned his ability to coach the Longhorns, despite going a combined 23-3 in his last two years at Louisville. What did the Texas fans think would happen? Strong has been left to suffocate under a mountain of obstacles that aren’t his creation, and it...
Via The Student Section
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers tweet ‘Fire Charlie’ after Longhorns loss

It was a very bad Saturday for the Texas Longhorns football program, as even the official Texas Rangers Twitter account piled on the misery. After Texas’s 50-7 dismantling at the hands of TCU, Longhorns faithful were understandably unhappy. One of them even voiced their displeasure with head coach Charlie Strong in a since-deleted tweet on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Comments On Texas DB Kris Boyd’s Halftime Transfer Retweet

Texas suffered a 50-7 blowout loss at TCU today, a defeat which included freshman defensive back Kris Boyd re-tweeting a message about transferring.  Following the loss, Texas head coach Charlie Strong said today was the worst day of his head-coaching career, and commented on Boyd’s social media snafu.  Strong: “Our players should not be on their phones at halftime. I was...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Be Strong, Bevo: Texas fans should be concerned, but they can’t panic

Is there ample reason to be very concerned about the future of Texas football? Of course. Have the prospects for 2016 dimmed considerably as a result of the dumpster fire which has emerged in 2015? That question might not merit an airtight “yes,” but it’s certainly more likely than not. It’s very difficult to see the Longhorns as 2016 Big 12 title contenders right now. This...
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong didn't know UT was 18.5 point underdog bad

The Texas season has gone about as poorly as possible. After suffering a drubbing in South Bend and picking up an expected win over Rice, Longhorns special teams have cost them back-to-back games against Cal and Oklahoma State. Things don’t get any easier for Charlie Strong’s club. This weekend, the Longhorns travel to Fort Worth to face No. 4 TCU this week, and Vegas has the...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Did referee goad Charlie Strong into critical penalty?

    Texas head coach Charlie Strong took a critical fifteen yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty late in the Longhorns’ 30-27 loss to Oklahoma State on Saturday. However, video shows that the referee may have goaded him into the flag. Strong was protesting a defensive holding call against his team with Oklahoma State driving down three. Though animated, he kept his distance...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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