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Old 01-04-2014   #111
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Default Re: University of Texas' Head Coach search

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Originally Posted by Texian View Post
Texas will hire Louisville coach Charlie Strong, reports Bobby Burton of Horns247.

Texas athletic director Steve Patterson appeared to target Strong after whiffing on Nick Saban. Patterson was also known to have interviewed Vanderbilt's James Franklin, but it appears that the Commodores' coach finished runner-up.

Yahoo Sports columnist Pat Forde wrote in a column Friday that Strong was "the absolute worst fit for the job" because "he wants to be left alone. That wouldn't fly at Longhorn Network University. If he's hired, you're free to wonder whether the people involved with the search asked the right questions and got the right answers."
Source: Bobby Burton on Twitt
interesting because Franklin has reputation as a networker (like Mack) and strong reputation is something other than that.
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