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    Re: What is going on with Texas FB?

    Quote Originally Posted by jbindm View Post
    Yep. No coach with anything remotely close to the resources and recruiting footprint he had accomplished less the last few years. A competent coach should be able to win ten games there just by showing up on Saturday. I don't know about Charlie Strong building a winner - that's more like what Art Briles has done and what CPR is working towards - but Texas is a sleeping giant and if Strong can get it woken up, then watch out.
    With a First 5 years of...
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    3-9

    Mean while Briles goes
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    11-2

    That's really a horrible comparrison if you ask me...



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    Re: What is going on with Texas FB?

    Strong is just cleaning house of the players that will bring the program down.

    New management is in and he wants his guys, not Mack Brown players that don't give a ****.

    Texas will be in the College Football playoff either next year, or the year after. Guy is a good coach and now he gets all the resources to show the country how good he is.

    Wonder if Florida is kicking themselves for hiring Muschamp and not Strong?



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    Re: What is going on with Texas FB?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mumbai1986 View Post
    Strong is just cleaning house of the players that will bring the program down.

    New management is in and he wants his guys, not Mack Brown players that don't give a ****.

    Texas will be in the College Football playoff either next year, or the year after. Guy is a good coach and now he gets all the resources to show the country how good he is.

    Wonder if Florida is kicking themselves for hiring Muschamp and not Strong?
    Let's not put the cart before the horse. CS hasn't accomplished anything yet at UT.


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    Re: What is going on with Texas FB?

    I respect what Charlie is doing. That program needed the discipline.


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    Re: What is going on with Texas FB?

    I didn't ask. And I could have used a better phrase - maybe trying to build a winner instead of working towards - but my point is the same. Rhoads and Briles are at places where a program has to be built from the ground up. Texas is just a program that needs a kick in the ***.



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    Re: What is going on with Texas FB?

    Quote Originally Posted by ThatllDoCy View Post
    I respect what Charlie is doing. That program needed the discipline.
    Agreed, and I really like Charlie but Texas gon Texas. Who was the last coach to match results with the built in advantages at UT consistently? Did DKR?

    If you look at what USC has done in California the last 20 years and what UF & FSU in Florida have done it just blows out of the water what UT has done in Texas...and it shouldn't.


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    Re: What is going on with Texas FB?

    Is there already a thread about the Texas media guide spelling issues?



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    Re: What is going on with Texas FB?

    Quote Originally Posted by jbindm View Post
    Yep. No coach with anything remotely close to the resources and recruiting footprint he had accomplished less the last few years.
    Well, Rick Barnes gives him a run for his money.



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    Re: What is going on with Texas FB?

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    Well, Rick Barnes gives him a run for his money.
    You think Texas actually cares about basketball? That's cute.



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    Re: What is going on with Texas FB?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    Charlie Strong is just cleaning house of all the riff raff.
    He'll have that program winning 10+ games/year sooner than later, IMO.
    It pains me, but you are right. Texas is going to be kicking butt soon.



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    Re: What is going on with Texas FB?

    what happened to Texas? They are the same Texas, they made the mistake of trying to hire the next trendy coach (bc of the Johnny Football/Sumline situation at A&M. Texas football will be irrelevant until the guy who replaces Strong takes over. A&M is also on borrowed time.



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    Re: What is going on with Texas FB?

    Quote Originally Posted by heitclone View Post
    what happened to Texas? They are the same Texas, they made the mistake of trying to hire the next trendy coach (bc of the Johnny Football/Sumline situation at A&M. Texas football will be irrelevant until the guy who replaces Strong takes over. A&M is also on borrowed time.
    Yeaaa...going to have to disagree with you there.



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    Re: What is going on with Texas FB?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    Rogue program.
    GFD, beat me to it.


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    Re: What is going on with Texas FB?

    Quote Originally Posted by heitclone View Post
    what happened to Texas? They are the same Texas, they made the mistake of trying to hire the next trendy coach (bc of the Johnny Football/Sumline situation at A&M. Texas football will be irrelevant until the guy who replaces Strong takes over. A&M is also on borrowed time.
    Yeah might have to go ahead and not agree with you, just my opinion nothing against yours.



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