Report: Louisville's Strong to take Texas job

The Sports NetworkJanuary 5, 2014 

( - Louisville football coach Charlie Strong is reportedly accepting the Texas job.

Strong informed Cardinals athletic director Tom Jurich of his decision on Saturday night and Texas is likely to announce his hiring on Sunday, reported.

Strong has spent the past four seasons in Louisville, leading the Cardinals to a 37-15 record and bowl wins in each of the last two years. Prior to taking over the Cardinals program, Strong served as defensive coordinator at Florida from 2003-09.

Mack Brown resigned after 16 seasons as Texas' coach, saying it was time for a change in what he called a football department "being pulled in different directions."

News & Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service