CHARLIE STRONG RUMORS

USF's Strong hires Sterlin Gilbert as offensive coordinator

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Charlie Strong began filling his coaching staff at South Florida on Thursday, announcing the hiring of Sterlin Gilbert as offensive coordinator. Gilbert was offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach under Strong at Texas this season. He's also served in similar positions the past four seasons at Tulsa (2015), Bowling Green (2014) and Eastern Illinois (2012...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong is a home-run hire for the South Florida Bulls

Charlie Strong is a home-run hire for the South Florida Bulls. Under his leadership, USF will win its first outright conference championship in school history. Make no mistake about it: Strong walks into a great situation in Tampa. Unlike his previous stops at Louisville and Texas, there’s no need to rebuild everything from scratch. Willie Taggart transformed the Bulls into a contender...
Via The Student Section
December 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Charlie Strong has had preliminary discussions with South Florida

Charlie Strong may not be out of work for very long. According to ESPN’s Chris Low, Strong has held preliminary discussions with South Florida officials over the school’s vacant coaching position. Strong was expected to meet with USF officials on Friday for more formal talks. He is reportedly atop the Bulls’ list of potential hires. The former Texas coach knows the state...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Fleck, Strong candidates for Cincinnati job

PJ Fleck and Charlie Strong are among the candidates for the Cincinnati Bearcats’ head coaching job, according to a report. Tommy Tuberville resigned from his position as Cincinnati's head football coach on Sunday after his fourth season on the job. After going 9-4 two seasons in a row, Tuberville went 4-8 this season and had this incident with a fan. The Bearcats were looking...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

This week in college football as explained by Michael Jackson

Here we are. The final week of the college football regular season has come and gone, and we're now staring down a holiday season full of conference championships, bowl games, and setting price alerts on Kayak for flights to wherever your team happens to be playing in December or January. But don't get lost in your dreams of warm postseason trips to Florida or California just yet...
Via Yardbarker
November 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Tom Herman takes shot at Charlie Strong during Texas introduction

Tom Herman truly isn’t lacking for either confidence or noteworthy quotes. During his introductory press conference as the new head coach of the Texas Longhorns, Tom Herman tossed out the quote of the month, directing a good amount of shade in Charlie Strong’s general direction. Tom Herman was asked about the pressure Charlie Strong always referenced. Herman said pressure...
Via Sportsnaut
November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Texas to fire Charlie Strong, meet with Tom Herman

It appears the Charlie Strong era in Texas indeed will come to an end. Texas officials will fire Strong in a meeting Saturday morning, multiple sources told HornsDigest.com’s Chip Brown on Friday night. Sports Illustrated’s Pete Thamel later confirmed the report. The Longhorns’ focus then will turn to getting Houston head coach Tom Herman to take over the football program...
Via NESN.com
November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Charlie Strong could save job with win over TCU

Charlie Strong will coach what many believe is destined to be his final game at Texas on Friday, but one report claims that may not necessarily be the case. Chip Brown of HornsDigest.com was told by multiple sources that Strong has a chance to save his job with a victory over TCU. Coming off a shocking loss against Kansas last weekend, there was some belief that Strong may be fired...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Oddsmakers have Houston’s Tom Herman set as lone favorite for Texas head coaching gig

There isn’t a hotter coaching prospect right now then Tom Herman, the former offensive coordinator of Ohio State and the current head coach of Houston. Herman brings enough of a resume and enough new ideas to make him a “good” hire. He is thought of highly enough that he is currently the only person listed as the next possible Texas head coach, according to at least one sports...
Via The Comeback
November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Texas players threaten to boycott TCU game for Strong

Texas’s handling of Charlie Strong is going spectacularly poorly. Amid widespread reports that Strong will be fired after the Longhorns’ season concludes, some members of the football team are threatening to boycott the final game against TCU, according to Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman. “Some of the team is threatening to boycott the TCU game,” a source told...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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