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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Charlie Strong Takes Texas Football Bowling In Place Of Practice

Give Charlie Strong some credit. While he’s come off as incredibly strict in his first few months as Texas head coach, he has shown that he can have some fun and let loose when necessary. Like other programs have done in recent weeks, Strong gave his team a surprise day off today, eschewing practice for a trip to the bowling alley. Texas released video of the surprise, and the...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Strong spent 3 decades prepping for job like Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Charlie Strong has been prepping to lead the Texas Longhorns for 30 years. The evidence is tucked away in his office, stuffed into file cabinets one page, one lesson, one line at a time. Inside the drawers are daily notes, quotes, practice reports, meeting agendas and conversations that span a career from his first job as a graduate assistant at Florida in 1983...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

What will Tim Beckman need to do to save his job?

Since John Mackovic left the Illinois Fighting Illini for the Texas Longhorns back in 1991, the Illinois football program has been very up and down. Mostly down. Still, there have been two BCS bowl appearances (2001, 2007), but they were fluky in the long run. Because the very next year (2002, 2008) Illinois was 5-7, and then things spiraled downward from there shortly after. So...
Via The Sports Bank
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Hires Vince Young To Six-Figure Job, Mack Brown Excited He’s Back

Vince Young is heading back to Austin. After retiring from the NFL in June, Young is returning to the University of Texas to work for its Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. Young will serve as a development officer for Texas alumni relations, raising money for programs that help first-generation and low-income college students. He will make at least $100,000 a year...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texas Hiring Vince Young to Work on Diversity Engagement

Former Texas Longhorns star QB, Vince Young, is returning the place where his national fame for football began. Young has accepted a job with the Longhorns to work in the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement according to reports. Sources tell @HornsDigest former #Texas QB Vince Young to work in #UT Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. http://t.co/BFGMn68Fg4 —...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas TE Greg Daniels to have knee surgery

The Texas Longhorns will be without senior tight end Greg Daniels for some time, according to head coach Charlie Strong. During a Tuesday evening media availability, the Texas head coach said that Daniels will have his knee scoped. Depending on the nature of the procedure, Daniels could be out for six to eight weeks or could return much sooner. But at this point, he's likely...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UK Wildcats vs Texas Longhorns SEC/Big 12 Challenge Game Time Set

As a part of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge, the game time for the Kentucky-Texas contest slated for Friday, Dec. 5 at Rupp Arena, has been set for 7 p.m. ET on ESPN. The Kentucky-Texas contest will mark one of 10 total games in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge for the 2014-15 season. UK and Texas have […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
8 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Website Spoofing Longhorns Media Guide Gaffe Now Has T-Shirts

Remember back during the Big 12 Media Days when the Texas Longhorns goofed and misspelled the name of their own website in their media guide? Remember the website that sprang up with the sole intent of reminding Texas fans of the flub and to basically make fun of everything possible about the Longhorns?It now has t-shirts.@texsasportsIt's good to know that they were not taking...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas QB Miles Onyegbule tears knee ligaments, out for season

The Texas Longhorns have suffered their first significant injury of fall camp with the news that senior quarterback Miles Onyegbule will miss the rest of the season after tearing multiple knee ligaments in a recent practice: Listed as a quarterback on the official roster after making the move from tight end during the spring to help out with quarterback depth, the Arlington High...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Texas’ Bull Ring Drill Shows Just How Intense College Football Practice Can Be

Videos of practice have been coming out from camps all across the country, but so far Charlie Strong’s first fall camp seems to be the most physical and intense, at least from what we’ve seen. Over the weekend we caught a glimpse of the Longhorns’ Oklahoma Drill. Now, Texas has released video of a bull ring drill, where two players enter a ring formed by their teammates, and...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Longhorns Wearing ‘Texas Football Warrior’ WWE-Style Championship Belt At Practice

Last week, we got word that Texas head coach Charlie Strong was making his players “earn” the Longhorns logo by removing it from their helmets. Apparently this week they’re just wearing it on their waists instead. A few of UT’s players were seen wearing a “Texas Football Warrior” WWE-style championship belt today before and after team practice. One, sophomore linebacker...
Via College Spun
9 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
11 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 Bloguin Best
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Texas Ran An Intense Oklahoma Drill During Its First Practice In Full Pads Yesterday

Yesterday was a big day for the Texas Longhorns, as the team held its first practice in full pads under new head coach Charlie Strong. Like Strong, it was an intense practice, which featured one of the most in-your-face Oklahoma drills that we’ve ever seen. As select players ran the drill, their teammates passionately cheered them on, creating an awesome environment in camp. You...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Says That The Culture Won’t Change At Texas “Until The Attitude Of The Players Change”

Calling new Texas head football coach Charlie Strong an authoritarian is almost a bit of an understatement. Ever since coming to Austin, Strong has been incredibly strict, and has been clear that he won’t put up with any nonsense from his players. For Strong, everything he’s done — from kicking players off of the team to making his players earn the right to wear the Longhorns...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Commit Louis Brown Is So Excited About Longhorns Offer Letter, He Hashtags Every Word Of His Announcement

In the world of college football recruiting, all “solid” verbals are not created equal. But if we had to bet on it, we’re pretty sure that Texas commit Louis Brown will be on campus in Austin around this time next year. Brown, a three-star athlete who gave his verbal commitment to Texas last month, posted a photo of the official offer letter he just received from head coach...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Check Out This Awesome Trailer For ‘Lone Star Holy War,’ The Documentary Being Made About The Texas-Texas A&M Rivalry

The Texas-Texas A&M rivalry may be dead for the time being, but we’ll be able to live the rivalry vicariously in a couple months.  A documentary, titled “Lone Star Holy War,” is being made by Texas 28 Films. It will be about the rise and fall of the football rivalry between the Texas and Texas A&M programs.  Check out the trailer. It’s pretty awesome.  Texas and...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas WR Jaxon Shipley injures hamstring

The Texas offense has taken another hit early on in fall camp with the loss of Jaxon Shipley. The senior wide receiver suffered a hamstring injury during practice Monday, the school confirmed, and there is no timetable for his return. "Shipley has a hamstring pull, don't know the timetable on that," Texas coach Charlie Strong said Wednesday. "I don't think...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach Strong Is Taking the Longhorns Out of Texas (for now)

Welcome to Strongville. In case there was any doubt, the Texas Longhorns are now coach Charlie Strong’s team. Even if he is removing those iconic ‘Horns from everywhere you can see them. I’ll be straight up. I’ve long been a Charlie Strong fan for a long, long time. I’ve also spent a decent amount of time in Austin and probably have more burnt orange gear than any NY-bred...
Via Legend of Cecilio Guante
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Releases Official 2014 Season Hype Video

There are a lot of eyes on the Texas program this season. They have a new head coach in Charlie Strong and he has already made an impact on the team but not in the way Texas fans were hoping for. It’s not his fault but he has had to dismiss and suspend multiple players this offseason including a few starters. Now that the season is rapidly approaching, Texas has put out a 2014...
Via BlackSportsOnline
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Releases Official “25 Days Until Season Opener” Hype Video

Just a few hours ago, we gave you a look at an unofficial hype video, created by the University Co-op, dedicated to the Texas Longhorns’ upcoming 2014 season. This time, we’ve got a brand new clip from the school itself. Texas unveiled a new trailer during the first week of fall practice – titled “25 Days Until Season Opener.” As you’d guess, it too is about the changes...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: This Awesome Texas Hype Video Will Get Longhorns Fans Fired Up For The Charlie Strong Era In Austin

For the first time since 1998, someone other than Mack Brown is the head football coach at the University of Texas. Ever since he became the school’s head coach on January 5, 2014, Charlie Strong has made changes across the Longhorns football program — whether it’s establishing strict rules and punishing players if they break them, or making players earn the Longhorn logo on...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Removes Logos From Player’s Helmets (Photo)

The cultivation of a new Texas football team under head coach Charlie Strong continues. Players have been sent home in droves, prohibited from throwing up the “Hook Em’ Horns” without earning it, forced to walk the half-mile to practice, and now they will need to prove to coach Strong they deserve to don the Longhorns logo. When they showed up to the facility this morning for...
Via BlackSportsOnline
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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