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Mack Brown won’t talk about Texas on ESPN?

Network conference calls are a lot like press conference in sports.  Instead of coaches or players producing cliches about “taking it one day at a time” or “giving 110% percent” it’s television personalities.  Everyone is “excited” for whatever broadcast season is upcoming and the lineup always looks “stronger” than ever.  The fact that many of them were former...
Via Awful Announcing
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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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mack Brown, Charlie Strong Made An Agreement That Brown Won’t Talk About Texas On ESPN

It can be tough for a college football analyst to talk about the school they coached or played at. If the analyst praises their alma mater, they’ll be labeled as a “homer.” If they criticize, they’ll upset their former fan base.  Mack Brown, the former Texas coach turned college football analyst for ESPN, has decided to eliminate those problems. The 62-year-old, who led...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns 2014 Betting Odds

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Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Desmond Howard: Texas Will Win The Big 12 This Season

In the minds of many, this is supposed to be a transitional year for the Texas football team. Charlie Strong has kicked a few players out of his program as he attempts to fill the Longhorns with players that best represent what he wants in a college athlete. Texas is unranked in the preseason AP Poll and No. 24 in the Coaches Poll.  Desmond Howard has a different plan for Strong’s...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s A Great Texas Football Hype Video, Set To Johnny Cash’s “The Man Comes Around”

The Texas Longhorns, who are one week away from their 2014 debut, will be playing their first season with new head coach Charlie Strong running the show. Fans, hoping for a program turnaround, are expecting big things from the new regime in Austin. Strong has made it clear that the players will have to earn everything they get on the team. We’ve seen a number of great fan-made...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas coach Charlie Strong take the team Bowling Sunday (video)

Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong took his team bowling Sunday. Catch the players reaction to the coach making the announcement of some time away from the football field. Also it’s a good thing these young men are playing football and not there for a bowling scholarship. — BarDown (@BarDown) August 17, 2014 The post Texas coach Charlie Strong take the team Bowling...
Via NCAA Football Zone
9 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: There Are Still Some Texas Longhorns That Have Not Bought in to Charlie Strong's Program

After the dismissals and suspension that Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong has been handing out you would think that the players still on the squad would get the picture by now. Buy in to his program or find your time wearing the burnt orange cut short.It seems that some guys still haven't.@AndrewKingHornsA few players have been seen recently wearing a WWE-style championship...
Via FatManWriting
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Summer Reading: Tim Keown On Charlie Strong

Charlie Strong is trying to bring Texas out of the shadows of mediocrity. This past week at ESPN The Magazine, accomplished sportswriter Tim Keown chronicled Strong’s efforts to bring the Bevo’s Boys back to the top. From the feature-length article on Strong: “He studied under Lou Holtz, considers Bear Bryant an influence and yet encourages his players to dance and trash-talk...
Via The Student Section
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
23 days ago  |  1 Comment
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