Charlie Strong Tells Louisville He's Leaving to Be Texas' Head Coach

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Charlie Strong Tells Louisville He's Leaving to Be Texas' Head Coach
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Update from Sunday, Jan. 5

The Longhorns have confirmed the move on Twitter and in a release on the team's website:

Earlier in the day, Texas athletic director Steve Patterson hinted that an announcement of the hire would be coming on his Twitter account:

Prior to the official announcement, Strong spoke about his exit from Louisville via Rick Bozich of WDRB.com:

ESPN's Brett McMurphy also reported that Strong spoke with Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich to affirm that he would in fact be leaving the Cardinals. A source told ESPN that Strong and Jurich met for less than an hour on Saturday night.

Jurich talked about Strong's departure at a press conference (via Chuck Carlton of the Dallas Morning News):

Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman is reporting that Strong is on the way to Austin to accept the job:

 

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