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Topic - Charlie Strong
For the first time since 1997, the Texas Longhorns will suit up for a game without Mack Brown on the sideline.
The University of Texas Board of Regents has approved contracts for new football coach Charlie Strong's assistants.
Texas coach Charlie Strong barely had a month to accept his new job, move to Austin and somehow hold together the Longhorns' 2014 recruiting class after Mack Brown's sudden departure after 16 years.
At the University of Texas, football is religion. At Penn State University, they need football for redemption. So when these storied programs hired black head coaches within days of each other to return them to past glory, it was a major moment for a sport that has been among the slowest to promote African-American leaders at the highest level.
The University of Texas is cracking down on a growing volume of clothing and other gear emblazoned with the name of new football coach Charlie Strong.
New Texas coach Charlie Strong may be happy to have the job, but he certainly doesn't like what he's seen from the Longhorns the last four years: No Big 12 titles and at least four losses every season.
University of Texas regents on Monday approved a five-year contract for new football coach Charlie Strong worth more than $25 million.
Petrino takes over a Cardinal program coming off a 12-1 finish and gearing up to join the Atlantic Coast Conference next season. He is 83-30 lifetime as a college coach and comes to Louisville after guiding Western Kentucky to an 8-4 finish in his only season with the Hilltoppers.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Looking back, Bobby Petrino said one of his many mistakes in recent years was leaving Louisville, which provided the first of several head coaching opportunities on the college and professional levels.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A billionaire donor to the University of Texas is apologizing for his criticism of the hiring of Charlie Strong as the new Longhorns football coach.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A billionaire donor to the University of Texas says the hire of new football coach Charlie Strong was like a "kick in the face."
Western Kentucky coach Bobby Petrino talked to Louisville on Tuesday about its top job.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Charlie Strong talked about being tough and winning championships. That is exactly what Texas fans wanted to hear from their new football coach.
The 53-year-old Strong clearly has some of the same pages from predecessor Mack Brown's playbook. He embraced the legacy of Texas's football tradition when he entered the room and hugged Edith Royal, the widow of former Longhorns coach Darrell Royal who won national titles in 1963 and 1969 and a share of a third in 1970.
Louisville coach Charlie Strong has told Cardinals athletic director Tom Jurich that he is leaving for Texas.
"It was just frustrating to watch it happen," Strong said.
Texas coach Charlie Strong, who recruited and coached Bridgewater at Louisville, said it was difficult to watch a player he thinks so highly of get so unfairly criticized.