UT head coach Charlie Strong talks to linebacker Breckyn Hager during the first spring practice at Denius Fields on Monday, March 7, 2016. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

BEVO BEAT Football

Texas coaches may participate in Houston satellite camp

Posted May 10th, 2016

Advertisement

Charlie Strong won’t be there, but members of his Texas football coaching staff are apparently considering attending a satellite camp in the Houston area.

A program spokesman said “we may have coaches” at the Sound Mind Sound Body Football Academy at Hall Stadium in Missouri City on June 6-7. However, Strong is not expected to attend.

According to the camp’s website, Baylor, Iowa State, Houston, TCU, Oregon, Michigan State, Texas A&M, Nebraska and Wisconsin are expected to attend.

Advertisement

The Houston camp is one of six stops on the Sound Mind Sound Body summer circuit. Others are in Atlanta (June 3-4), Detroit (June 9-10), Tampa (June 12), Los Angeles (June 16-17) and Washington, D.C. (June 23-24).

Recently, Strong was asked about UT’s involvement in satellite camps and responded, “We’re gonna jump in the middle of it.”  The controversial camps have been a hot-button issue and were temporarily banned last month after being voted down by the NCAA Division I Council. Yet the pushback was strong and the decision was reversed.

Texas has yet to announce its camp schedule, though it’s likely Strong will deploy his coaches to recruiting hot spots in Houston and Dallas.

News on Bevo Beat is free and unlimited. Access to the rest of Hookem.com is included with an Austin American-Statesman subscription in addition to Statesman.com and the ePaper edition. Subscribe today at statesman.com/subscribe.

Comments