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Watch: Texas Tech’s Kliff Kingsbury reacts to Charlie Strong’s ‘steamroll’ comments

Posted March 24th, 2016

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“He said that?”

A smiling Kliff Kingsbury couldn’t seem to believe recent comments made by Texas Coach Charlie Strong, when he was asked about them by a reporter after a Wednesday workout.

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When asked what the Texas Tech coach thought of comments Strong recently made to UT faculty promising to “steamroll” everybody, Kingsbury paused before asking, “It’s not April Fool’s yet, is it? He just cut it loose. Yeah, I didn’t see that.” The reporter also asked if Kingsbury would “ever address the faculty like that,” to which he replied, “I would not make those statements. But hey, to each his own.”

Strong didn’t just say the bit about steamrolling though. He said something more along the (exact) lines of, “What’s going to happen when we flip this thing? Where are we going to be then? You think about what we’re doing right now, what’s going to happen when we really get it turned? They might as well move out of the way, because we are going to steamroll everyone,” he said, adding on a definitive, “That’s going to happen.”

Whether it happens or not, we at least know who’s willing to step up to the plate when it comes to “strong” comments. Even a few days short of April Fool’s…

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