Texas linebacker also played sax in the school's marching band

Fans of college football probably have never heard of Shawn Izadi. Even many Texas Longhorns fans probably are unfamiliar with him. That’s because he has been a member of the football program’s scout team and didn’t register any stats in 2013. But Izadi has done something that seems like a rare — and nearly impossible […]
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Red McCombs apologizes to Charlie Strong for public criticism

University of Texas booster Red McCombs has apologized to new Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong for public criticism of the new coach.
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Charlie Strong responds to ‘kick in the face’ comment

Texas Longhorns new coach Charlie Strong went on the Dan Patrick Show Wednesday to talk about his new job. Strong was asked about billionaire booster Red McCombs’ comments that the hiring of the former Louisville coach was a “kick in the face.” “I think the whole thing is a bit sideways,” McCombs said of the selection process during an interview with ESPN 1250 San Antonio...
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Charlie Strong takes the high road on McCombs' comments

Texas booster Red McCombs wasn't happy with the way the hiring process went down in Austin and he wasn't afraid to let his feelings be known this week. What did Charlie Strong think of McCombs' airing his displeasure? Dan Patrick asked Strong about the comments during his radio show on Wednesday. "There are going to be statements made. You can't worry about that...
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Texas booster Red McCombs upset over Charlie Strong hire

Texas booster and former professional sports team owner Red McCombs is not happy about the Longhorns’ hire of Charlie Strong as head coach of the football program. McCombs, who has owned the Spurs, Nuggets and Vikings and donated more than $100 million to the University of Texas, said on the radio Monday that Strong is […]
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Charlie Strong introduced as head coach of Texas Longhorns

University of Texas athletics The Texas Longhorns introduced Charlie Strong as the head football coach on Monday. Strong, 53, replaces longtime coach Mack Brown. “I’m excited and my family is excited to have the chance to lead one of the premier football programs in the country,” Strong said, via TexasSPorts.com. “Texas is one of those places that is always on your radar...
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Charlie Strong the perfect Texas Longhorn

Charlie Strong has not been named the Texas Longhorns head coach just yet, but he will be before the end of the weekend. Please click here to read this story. The post Charlie Strong the perfect Texas Longhorn appeared first on Players View.
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Reports: Charlie Strong hired as Longhorns head coach

Multiple reports are out this morning that Louisville's Charlie Strong and the Univeristy of Texas have come to agreement on a 5-year deal that will make Strong head coach of the Longhorns, SI.com reports. The deal is reportedly worth $5 million per season, a little lower than previous coach Mack Brown's pay of $5.1 million. Strong led Louisville to a 12-1 season, making...
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Texas Longhorns marching band spells out "Mack Brown"

At the end of their Halftime performance at the Valero Alamo Bowl, which consisted of Les Miserables music, the Texas Longhorns Marching Band spelled out “Mack Brown” in a classy way to honor him. This will be Mack Brown’s final game at Texas after a tumultuous last few years in Austin. [@SportsCenter] The post Texas Marching Band Spells Out “Mack Brown” appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Mack Brown reportedly seeking larger buyout package from Texas

Mack Brown may have been pushed out as the head coach at Texas, but that doesn’t mean he is done with the Longhorns altogether. By relinquishing his position, Brown is reportedly entitled to make $500,000 per year as a special advisor to Texas president Bill Powers through 2020. However, the 62-year-old may be aiming higher. […]
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Report: Texas is still college football's most valuable team

Texas may be south of the Top-25 when it comes to the college football pollsters, but for the fifth straight year, the 8-and-4 Longhorns are still number one with the accountants.The Longhorns football team is now worth $139 million, almost 20% more than any other team in the country, according to Forbes Magazine.Texas has been college football’s most valuable team since 2009,...
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Texans fans buy billboard to bid farewell to Brown

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Mack Brown billboard erected along Texas highway: 'Class Act'

A two-word billboard on highway 183 in Texas summed up Mack Brown's Texas coaching tenure perfectly. It reads: "Class Act."
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texas job is one of the few Jon Gruden would consider

Jon Gruden is reportedly "open to hearing" about the Texas Longhorns head coaching position.
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

10 coaching candidates to replace Mack Brown at Texas

Mack Brown’s tenure at Texas is over. In 16 seasons in Austin, Brown recorded a 158-47 mark, including a national championship in 2005 and...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

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