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CHARLIE STRONG RUMORS

Charlie Strong’s New RULES Trying to Change Culture at TEXAS (Photo)

The rules aren’t quite working yet (multiple dismissal from the team just this week), but it is a process and Charlie Strong seems serious about changing some of the behavior of his players. This can backfire of course, if you are too rigid and players don’t see results on the field, they will start to rebel and tune you out. Some of the rules like Headphones in class seem silly...
Via BlackSportsOnline
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Longhorns dismiss two more players for team violations

After already suspending two players due to sexual assault charge, Charlie Strong has dismissed two other players from the Texas Longhorns football team. According to Taylor Gaspar of Orangebloods.com, defensive back Chevoski Collins and running back Jalen Overstreet have been dismissed for violating team rules. The dismissal comes just after Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander […]
Via Full Scale Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas Head Coach Charlie Strong Has Now Dismissed 3 Players, Suspended 2 Others In Last 24 Hours

New Texas head coach Charlie Strong wants to change the culture within the Longhorns program. Perhaps that starts with getting rid of anyone who doesn’t like to follow rules. In the past 24 hours, Strong has reportedly suspended two players indefinitely and dismissed three more from the program altogether.  Thursday, it was reported that two wide receivers – Kendall Sanders...
Via College Spun
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Has A Mess On His Hands In Texas

Erich Schlegel | Getty Images When hired to take over the Louisville football program in December of 2009, Charlie Strong had quite a mess to clean up. All of the momentum that Bobby Petrino had built from 2003-06 was crushed by Steve Kragthorpe in just three years. The program was at one of its lowest points in the past 50 years when Strong was hired. Fortunately it took Strong...
Via The Cardinal Connect
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas misspelled on every page of Longhorns' media guide

Since Charlie Strong was hired as the new head football coach of the Longhorns, he's talked about "Putting the T back in Texas." But in the Texas media guide, the "T" isn't the problem. It's the "A" and "S." Texas is misspelled as Texsa at the bottom of every page of the 2014 edition promoting its TexasSports.com website. 
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texas Misspelled “Texas” On The Footer Of Every Player Bio In Its Media Guide

New Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong wants to put the “T” back in “Texas”. Perhaps he needs to remind his PR staff how to spell the rest of the word as well. As we were alerted to by a Reddit user named neonbrownbear, Texas accidentally misspelled the URL for its website, TexasSports.com, on the footer of every player biography in its 2014 media guide. A huge deal? Nope...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Strong indefinitely suspends UT players charged with sexual assault

Charlie Strong said this week he would suspend the two players being investigated for sexual assault if they were criminally charged. Texas' coach followed through on that promise Thursday, suspending receivers Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander indefinitely from the team. The two were charged with sexual assault, a second-degree felony, on Thursday morning for their involvement...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Longhorn sends brutally honest shot to Texas teammates

Part one of Charlie Strong’s “put the T back in Texas” campaign was simple enough: restore a hardness to the program that had eroded over the last few seasons. Strong began by implementing simple, discipline-driven rules – sit in the front two rows of class, no earrings in the football facility, etc – designed to establish toughness and order in the way he prefers things...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Post-Mack era off to Strong start for Texas

If so many folks desperately wanted Mack Brown to step down at Texas, I'm not sure why they're already getting sentimental about him now. Charlie Strong is nothing like Brown, and that was one of the main reasons the Horns made this hire. This silliness about Strong not being "polished" enough in his public speaking is absurd. It's probably more media-driven...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Says “Hook ‘Em” Longhorn Roped Off In Locker Room So Players Will Respect It

From the second Charlie Strong took the job as the new head coach of the Texas Longhorns, he’s been preaching about culture change in Austin. A big part of that new sentiment deals with the players respecting what it means to represent UT. Back in March, Strong banned his players from using the famous “hook ‘em horns” hand gesture. Tuesday, we learned that he’s also roped...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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