Habe on Horns: Strong will coach against TCU, believes future has not been decided

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More than 50 players turned out Monday in a show of support for Texas football head coach Charlie Strong, who said he has been assured a decision on his future at UT won't be made until after Friday's game against TCU (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel, Senior Editor


AUSTIN, Texas — Texas football head coach Charlie Strong said Monday that he will coach the Longhorns’ regular-season finale Friday against TCU, and that he believes his future is still up for determination, as he said he was told by school officials that it would be.

Strong’s statements came before an overflow press conference and in the wake of myriad reports that the school already has decided to fire him. The fire that had been simmering all season as the Longhorns have struggled to win just five games increased after Texas lost Saturday to hapless Kansas for the first time since 1938.

Some news outlets have reported that Strong [article-offer]

Steve Habel

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .

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