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CFB AM: Everett Golson confirms Notre Dame blocked him from Texas

When former Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson was sifting through his options of places to transfer, he found Texas intriguing. The Longhorns are in need of stability at quarterback, and Charlie Strong and his staff developed Teddy Bridgewater into a first-round pick while at Louisville. Austin seemed like a solid spot for Golson to spend his final year of eligibility. There...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns 2015 Preview and Prediction

The first year of Charlie Strong’s tenure ended in essence where it started. In the second game of the season, Texas lost 41-7 to BYU. The...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma’s A 5-Point Favorite Over Texas In This Year’s Red River Showdown

  Charlie Strong is looking for his first win in the Red River Rivalry Oklahoma defeated Texas 31-26 in last year’s edition of the Red River Rivalry, and Las Vegas believes the Sooners’ margin of victory will be identical this year. According to the sportsbook 5Dimes, which released a plethora of opening betting lines today, Oklahoma is a 5-point favorite over Texas in this...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting: Buechele is star of '16 with plenty of room to add big names

There's been plenty of angst inside Texas chat rooms about the stagnant nature of Charlie Strong's 2016 recruiting class. It consists of four players, and it has for a while now, with quarterback Shane Buechele serving as the face of the class. Buechele has real promise is likely to remain the face of the class no matter happens.But should it be worrisome that Strong has received...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting: After strong finish to '15, '16 class off to dubious start

When Charlie Strong nabbed 2016 quarterback recruit Shane Buechele, it seemed to signal the start of another impressive class for Texas. But ever since, things have slowed considerably, perhaps to the point of concern.Texas has four commits for 2016 and, as Bleacher Report suggests, interest seems to be waning from top recruits who appear SEC-bound. Offensive line targets are becoming...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Best Chance to Revive Texas-Texas A&M Rivalry May Be in Dubai

Charlie Strong and Kevin Sumlin are both smart men. They know that the right thing to say is that they would be open to playing their hated rival again. Most of the fans will love to hear it and it makes them appear to be appreciative of history and tradition. However, according to Texas athletic director Steve Patterson the Longhorns are booked solid through 2027.If that is true...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears face interesting non-conference opponents in 2015

The Cal Bears have one of the more interesting non-conference schedules in the country, mostly due to their final game before their conference season begins.Here's a quick look at the Bears non-conference schedule:Grambling State Tigers - September 5Head coach: Broderick Fobbs 2014 record: 7-5San Diego State Aztecs - September 12Head coach: Rocky Long2014 record: 7-6Texas Longhorns...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn reportedly lands 5-star transfer from Texas

He played right tackle at Texas and injured his knee in practice in November and underwent surgery. He did not practice in the spring due to the injury and academic issues, Texas coach Charlie Strong told reporters.
Via AL.com - Brandon Marcello
11 days ago

Charlie Strong needs major impact from Texas' incoming freshman class

Redshirt might not be a term used for many of the freshman in the Texas Longhorns' incoming class.Charlie Strong needs instant impact in his second season and that means his first full recruiting class at Texas, one nationally hailed and stocked with four-star-level talent, has to hit the field, and hit it hard.Already, five-star linebacker Malik Jefferson and right tackle Connor...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says Charlie Strong will win big at Texas

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly seems to be a big fan of Charlie Strong, predicting that the second-year Longhorns coach will do at Texas what he did at Louisville -- win. "We all know what he did at Louisville, and he’s going to do it at Texas, it’s just going to be a matter of time," Kelly said during a recent appearance on KRLD-FM 105.3 in Dallas-Fort Worth. Kelly surely prefers...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Charlie Strong be on the hot seat at Texas after 2015?

Editor's note: The following question was featured in Stewart Mandel's May 6 Mailbag.  Click here for the full Mailbag, and send future questions to stewart.mandel@fox.com. *** Hey Stewart. Given Texas's brutal schedule this year, the team could be much improved and still only go 7-5 or 6-6 (I count five "should wins" and one or two toss-ups, and the 'Horns will probably be...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns Head Coach Charlie Strong Must Be Sharing the Crazy Kool-Aid With His Staff

Texas is one of the premier college football programs in the nation. With the money the school has coming in and the rabid fan base in Austin there will never be a shortage of fans wanting to pack the stadium on game day. However, if they really want to become the best instead of just saying they are they may want to quit drinking the crazy Kool-Aid and win a few football games.Before...
Via FatManWriting
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Plenty of unknowns, but one certainty is defense will pack a punch

Texas Longhorns fans, and surely coach Charlie Strong, would feel a lot better about the 2015 season if so many questions about the roster didn't still need answers.   Most of the those uncertainties can be found on offense. But the defense also has big shoes to fill, plus plenty of pressure will again be placed on it to perform at a high level considering no one really knows what...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Is two better than one? If it's QBs not always, but Horns might try

It's often said in football that if you play two quarterbacks you don't really have one quarterback you trust.   Texas Longhorns coach Charlie Strong is entertaining a two-QB system to start the 2015 season with Tyrone Swoopes, last season's raw and at times uninspiring starter, and Jerrod Heard, a redshirt freshman whose next snap in an actual game will be his first.   The two...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bret Bielema to serve as NFL draft analyst

The NFL Network previously announced a number of active college football coaches — Stanford’s David Shaw, Texas’ Charlie Strong and Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald — will be part of the live television coverage of the annual NFL Draft from Thursday through Saturday. Shaw will participate in the Day 1 coverage, Strong on Day 2 (Rounds 2 and 3) and Fitzgerald for the draft’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
29 days ago  |  Discuss

For reasons beyond football, Strong carries heavy burden into Year 2

From his early childhood days growing up in Batesville, Ark., there's a million reasons why Charlie Strong could believe he'd never ascend to the highest level of college football.   Think about it, it wasn't until 2014 that the University of Texas hired its first black head football coach. Yes, Charlie Strong. Now let's put that in perspective. His hiring happened 149 years after...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

A&M chancellor on possibility of playing Texas: 'We've got new friends'

Texas A&M chancellor John Sharp made it clear that Texas and Texas A&M will not be resuming their century-old football rivalry any time soon.Earlier this month, Texas coach Charlie Strong and A&M coach Kevin Sumlin both expressed an interest in getting the game back on their teams' schedules in an ESPN report. However, it won't be that simple."My sense is with the 12th...
Via Fox Sports
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Network’s Draft Coverage To Feature Texas’ Charlie Strong, Stanford’s David Shaw, Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald

We’re a little more than a week away from the start of the 2015 NFL Draft, which begins next Thursday in Chicago.  As it has done in past years, the NFL Network will feature college football coaches during its broadcast of the seven-round draft.  Stanford’s David Shaw, Texas’ Charlie Strong and Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald will serve as analysts for the NFL Network over...
Via College Spun
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong says Tyrone Swoopes is Texas’ No. 1 QB

Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong previously indicated Tyrone Swoopes might not have a firm grip on the starting quarterback job, when he said redshirt freshman Jerrod Heard was “closing the gap” in the competition. However, following Texas’ spring game on Saturday, Strong made it very clear who was leading the way right now. Tyrone Swoopes is the No. 1 quarterback...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Has QB Tyrone Swoopes Apologize to Kid He Hit in the Face With a Pass During the Game

Ever since he took over the program, Charlie Strong has made it clear that he intends to create more than just football players at Texas. No, he wants his Longhorns to be good people as well. That is why he has his five core values that have been widely publicized (and have brought an end to a few careers during Charlie's reign).While the core values are something that are emphasized...
Via FatManWriting
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Hopes He Doesn’t Have To Start A Freshman QB For Season Opener At Notre Dame

After an up-and-down first season for Charlie Strong’s Texas Longhorns, things won’t get much easier to kick off 2015. Texas opens the year at Notre Dame, and while Strong enjoyed watching the quarterback battle today, in a perfect world, he wouldn’t have to throw a freshman to the wolves in South Bend. Strong did say this on Heard and opener at Notre Dame: “I hope I don’t...
Via College Spun
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Recruits Charles Omenihu, Kai Locksley Get Into It On Twitter With Texas A&M 5-Star DT Daylon Mack

Texas and Texas A&M might not have a football rivalry on the field anymore, but one certainly exists off of it.  Thursday night, Aggies’ five-star defensive tackle Daylon Mack upset some Longhorns’ fans – and a couple players – with a tweet. Mack, a 6-foot-1, 330-pound defensive lineman pledged to Kevin Sumlin’s program, poked fun at Charlie Strong’s “I don’t...
Via College Spun
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Commit Daylon Mack Stirs Up A Hornets Nest On Twitter After Making Fun of Charlie Strong

Daylon Mack is expected to stir up a whole lot of trouble for offensive coordinators next season when he lines up next to Myles Garrett next season for Texas A&M. However, Thursday night he stirred up a pretty big hornet's nest on Twitter after poking a little fun at Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong.All he did was post a t-shirt with a direct quote from Strong, but a...
Via FatManWriting
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M signee Daylon Mack takes shot at Charlie Strong/Texas

Re-starting the Texas/Texas A&M rivalry has been a hot topic this week and Texas A&M signee Daylon Mack has gotten involved. In an ESPN article, Charlie Strong was quoted as saying… “Let me win some games first,” he said, jokingly. “Then I can push it. I don’t know if I want to go walking into College Station right now.” Not exactly a strong push for the game...
Via The Student Section
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M signee Daylon Mack takes shot at Charlie Strong/Texas

Re-starting the Texas/Texas A&M rivalry has been a hot topic this week and Texas A&M signee Daylon Mack has gotten involved. In an ESPN article, Charlie Strong was quoted as saying… “Let me win some games first,” he said, jokingly. “Then I can push it. I don’t know if I want to go walking into College Station right now.” Not exactly a strong push for the game...
Via Bloguin Best
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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