Texas names Charlie Strong coach

A new era in Texas football began Sunday when the Longhorns announced the hiring of Charlie Strong from Louisville. Texas athletic director Steve Patterson praised Strong in a statement released Sunday afternoon as "a man of great integrity, with a wonderful family, who is well respected inside and outside the game." Strong, 53, replaces Mack Brown after 16 seasons. He arrived in Austin on Sunday afternoon and will be introduced at a Monday news conference. (

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