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CHARLIE STRONG RUMORS

UT: Longhorns will ride or die with QB situation

In his first season at Texas, Charlie Strong showed why he has always been regarded as a premier defensive coach.

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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Strong: Swoopes would be starting QB if season started now

This isn’t too surprising, but Texas head coach Charlie Strong told reporters following today’s scrimmage that if the Longhorns opened the season against Notre Dame today, junior Tyrone Swoopes would be the team’s starting quarterback. #Longhorns #HookEm coach Charlie Strong said if they had to play Notre Dame today, Tyrone Swoopes would take the first snap — Anwar Richardson...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA Rules That Texas Signee Devonaire Clarington, 4-Star Tight End, Must Retake ACT

Last week, ESPN’s Jake Trotter went in on Texas coach Charlie Strong’s recruiting strategy, pointing out that only one member of the vaunted “Florida Five” made it to campus. After a long wait that has dragged into the middle of training camp, the NCAA has made a ruling on a second Texas signee from the Sunshine State. Four star tight end Devonaire Clarington may still make...
Via College Spun
10 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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN reporter: Charlie Strong’s recruiting strategy backfired

Charlie Strong has been trying to rebuild the Texas Longhorns’ football program and decided to go with a new recruiting strategy by recruiting hard outside of the state. It is a strategy that many disagreed with and it is becoming clear why many didn’t like it. ESPN Big-12 reporter Jake Trotter took to Twitter to express his opinion of Strong’s recruiting tactic, simply stating that...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Coach Kevin Sumlin Takes Jab At Longhorns Coach Charlie Strong During Radio Appearance

All is fair in love and war--and college football. If you lose a game the winner has bragging rights until the next time the two teams meet. Do something stupid--like forget the name of your quarterback--and you should expect to be the butt of jokes for a long time.During a recent radio appearance, Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin had a little fun at the expense of Texas Longhorns...
Via FatManWriting
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Coach Charlie Strong: 2 Quarterbacks Will Play At Notre Dame

There hasn’t been enough separation in the Texas quarterback competition for head coach Charlie Strong’s liking, and a full time starter will likely not be ready until the season begins. When discussing his quarterback situation, Strong revealed that he plans to play two quarterbacks in the season opener at Notre Dame. Strong on QBs: “They have to win the team. Whichever one...
Via College Spun
23 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
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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