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CHARLIE STRONG RUMORS

How Charlie Strong and Texas can steal National Signing Day

For much of the Mack Brown era, Texas was the nation’s most boring power program on signing day. The ‘Horns racked in top-five classes near-annually, but Brown and his staff often wrapped up their commitments nine months earlier. They sat back and watched other schools sweat out the press-conference cap shows. Texas’ first full recruiting cycle under Charlie Strong is proving...
Via Fox Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas High School Five-Star DT Daylon Mack Tweets Picture Of Him Throwing Up UT’s “Hook ‘Em” Gesture

Gladewater (Tex.) five-star defensive tackle Daylon Mack officially has a top three of in-state schools — TCU, Texas and Texas A&M. He’s hosting all three of them on in-home visits this week, and met with UT head coach Charlie Strong earlier today. Mack also tweeted out an edited picture of him in a Texas uniform, throwing up the school’s famous “Hook ‘Em” hand signal...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Has A Scheduled Tuesday In-Home Visit With In-State Five-Star Daylon Mack

Texas head coach Charlie Strong has been pounding the pavement on the recruiting trail leading up to National Signing Day. The Longhorns secured a commitment from a four-star wide receiver yesterday and could have more high-profile pledges on the way.  One of Strong’s major targets is Gladewater (Tex.) five-star defensive tackle Daylon Mack. Strong will visit Mack at his home...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
2 days 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
3 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
9 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
24 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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