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CHARLIE STRONG RUMORS

Development of QB Tyrone Swoopes a Positive Sign for Texas and Charlie Strong

Texas coach Charlie Strong won’t celebrate a moral victory, but the first-year coach has to be encouraged with the play of quarterback Tyrone...
Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas WR takes shot at Baylor ahead of big game

Earlier today, Texas head coach Charlie Strong admitted that the Longhorns will have to play “above” their heads if the squad wants to take down Baylor on Saturday. While a Texas win would be a huge upset, one Longhorns player wants the Bears to remember their historical place in college football. According to Longhorns WR John Harris, the fact that Baylor is playing well is...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Coach Charlie Strong On Facing Baylor: “We’re Going To Have To Play Above Our Heads”

Back in 2005, when Texas was on its way to a BCS National Championship win, and Baylor was 2-6 in Big 12 play, the notion that the Longhorns would ever openly admit to being outclassed by the Bears on paper probably seemed silly. Well, not even a decade later, that is where the college football world has gone. Charlie Strong had a press conference this afternoon, and admitted that...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong is Excessively Drug Testing Longhorns

Charlie Strong’s main job at Texas is to be a football coach. #1 thing a football coach needs to do is win football games. Don’t be fooled when you hear stuff like coaches are supposed to make boys into men and all that stuff. That is just good PR and sound bites. #1 thing is to WIN, everything else is secondary. Charlie Strong focus appears to be cleaning up the program, which...
Via BlackSportsOnline
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Roger Goodell, NFL Want To Meet With Texas’ Charlie Strong To Discuss Core Values

Charlie Strong hasn’t been too successful in getting results on the field during his first season at Texas, with the Longhorns 1-2, but the new head man in Austin has been as good as anyone at enforcing discipline.  Earlier this week, Strong dismissed offensive tackle Kennedy Estelle from the program, increasing the number of players he’s kicked off the team to nine.  The NFL...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns kicked off to start both halves because of coin toss blunder

Even before the Texas Longhorns-UCLA Bruins game got underway, there was plenty of action in AT&T Stadium. As rules expert Mike Pereira explained above, when UCLA won the coin toss and chose to defer that gave Texas the option to kick, receive, or choose a goal to defend. Texas chose to kickoff to start the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas botches coin toss, kicks off to UCLA twice in loss

The Texas Longhorns are having just an absolutely brutal year. Between all the players getting kicked off the team, suspended and David Ash’s injury, things are going terribly. Things only got worse against UCLA on Saturday night when Texas elected to kickoff twice. UCLA won the toss and deferred and then Texas chose to kickoff […] The post Texas Botched The Coin Toss, Will Kickoff...
Via Diehardsport
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas vs. North Texas—Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Predictions

How will Strong fare in Year 1? The Charlie Strong Era takes off at Texas on Saturday. The Longhorns, coming off an 8-5 season in Mack Brown’s final year, begin their 2014 campaign against in-state competitor North Texas. In the minds of most, Texas trails Oklahoma, Baylor, and Kansas State in the Big 12 title race, but some are projecting the Longhorns to seriously compete for...
Via College Spun
August 26, 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

Charlie Strong: “Texas Players Must Earn Right To Hook Their Horns”

Charlie Strong has changed the routines and raised the bar at Texas, and the Longhorns are noticing. Strong wants his players to be tough, to trust one another and to come together.  Looking for a way to motivate his new program, ESPN is reporting that Strong has his players walking a half mile to practices and has banned them from throwing up the traditional “hook ‘em horns”...
Via Thacover2
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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