Habe on the Horns: Strong says opponents have helped Texas shrug off doldrums
By Steve Habel, Senior Editor
AUSTIN, Texas — Winning three of its past four games has put Texas back on track for a bowl game and into the consciousness of the college football world. But don’t expect the Longhorns to become complacent, especially with 11th-ranked West Virginia coming into Royal-Memorial Stadium on Saturday for a crucial Big 12 Conference showdown.
Texas coach Charlie Strong, whose spot on the hot seat has cooled some in recent weeks with wins against Iowa State, then-No. 8 Baylor and Texas Tech, credited the teams the Longhorns have played with helping his team recover from a 2-2 start.
“What’s helped us is who we are playing right now,” Strong said Monday at his weekly media availability. “Our opponents are [article-offer]