Texas football head coach Charlie Strong announced Monday that he will take over the defensive play-calling duties from defensive coordinator Vance Bedford as the Longhorns gear up for Saturday's annual showdown with the Oklahoma Sooners (photo courtesy of texassports.com).
By Steve Habel, Senior Editor
AUSTIN, Texas — As much as you might like Texas coach Charlie Strong — and I like him a lot — college football is about winning and when a team is not winning, business is bad.
Surrendering 99 points in back-to-back losses to good-but-not-great teams has prompted Strong to demote defensive coordinator Vance Bedford and take over the responsibility for calling defensive plays, Strong confirmed Monday at his weekly media availability.
Saturday's 49-31 loss to Oklahoma State marked