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CHARLIE STRONG RUMORS

Texas Beats Out Auburn For 4-Star WR Recruit John Burt

Texas, who some believe is set to have an incredible National Signing Day next week, just nabbed another big recruit. The Longhorns have officially landed the services of four-star wide receiver John Burt. Burt, who was originally committed to UT but decommitted and expressed interest in Auburn back in early January, tweeted out his decision with a photo of Charlie Strong and his...
Via College Spun
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

2 Texas Commits Imply They Know Something Others Don’t, Longhorns Will Have Huge Signing Day

Could the Texas Longhorns be quietly putting together an incredible 2015 recruiting class? If we’re to believe two UT commits – three-star defensive end Charles Omenihu and three-star defensive tackle Du’Vonta Lampkin – Charlie Strong could be doing some serious work behind the scenes. Omenihu and Lampkin, both of whom are firmly committed to the program and took visits this...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

War Damn (This Has to Be Ill) Eagle

The season's been over for a week and a half, so who's ready for some corrupt recruiting stories?!?!?I thought so.Texas fans, meet four-star defensive back Tim Irvin, who committed to Charlie Strong and the Longhorns at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl: Then Timmy went to Auburn and tweeted this picture: SURPRISE!!! So who's story do we believe now? The Texas fan who realized this...
Via Double Coverage Football
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Commit Cecil Cherry Shows Off Congratulatory Longhorn Cake

Texas lost a commitment from four-star Miami (Fla.) athlete Tim Irvin over the weekend, but it looks like the Longhorn faithful has nothing to worry about in the case of Lakeland (Fla.) linebacker commit Cecil Cherry, a four-star prospect according to Rivals. After an in-home visit with Texas head coach Charlie Strong and linebackers coach Brian Jean-Mary last night, Cherry tweeted...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong hasn’t aged since 1988, but he has less hair

Before he was the head coach of the Texas Longhorns, Charlie Strong worked a number of jobs. One of his first coaching jobs was at Florida. In fact, he spent four different stints at Florida as he bounced around gaining experience. You would think time has taken a toll on him, but this 1988 media guide photo shows Strong looks very much the same as he does today, except with more...
Via The Student Section
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Oklahoma OC Jay Norvell Is Joining Charlie Strong’s Staff At Texas

After spending seven years on the Oklahoma side of the Red River Showdown rivalry, Jay Norvell is joining forces with the Sooners’ enemy.  A member of the Oklahoma’s offensive staff since 2008, Norvell was fired by Bob Stoops earlier this month. The 51-year-old Iowa alumnus is no longer unemployed. Norvell is now part of Charlie Strong’s staff at Texas.  The Longhorns made...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong gets commitment from five Florida players

They’re calling them the “Florida Five” in Austin, and they have Longhorns fans optimistic about the future under head coach Charlie Strong. Strong bagged his fifth commitment from a Florida-based player in the last four days, giving Texas 27 pledges for the 2015 class. The latest recruit to commit is wide receiver Gilbert Johnson, who...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Did Bret Bielema do ‘Horns Down’ gesture?

The internet was consumed Saturday with questions about whether Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema did the “Horns Down” gesture while shaking hands with Texas’ Charlie Strong. The two coaches shook hands Saturday ahead of Monday’s Advocare V100 Texas Bowl between the programs. Some photographs began circulating of Bielema appearing to do the gesture while shaking...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Forget the Record; Charlie Strong Shows He’s What Texas Needs

Getting blasted by TCU on Thanksgiving night put an ill-fitting cap on Charlie Strong’s first (regular) season as Texas’ head coach. The Longhorns came into the game riding a three-game winning streak built on a nasty defense and steady improvement from sophomore quarterback Tyrone Swoopes. This story is supposed to end with UT upsetting TCU in front of a national audience and...
Via The Student Section
November 28, 2014  |  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 OrangeBloods.com, Strong has removed […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 04, 2014  |  1 Comment
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