UT defensive coordinator Vance Bedford during the game against RICE at Royal-Memorial Stadium on Saturday September 12, 2015. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Social reaction: Fans discuss the Texas defense and coordinator Vance Bedford

Posted September 21st, 2016

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Everywhere you look, Texas fans are sounding off about the Longhorns’ defense.

After the 50-43 loss to California early Sunday morning, the conversation immediately shifted to how the Bears were able to rack up 507 offensive yards.

Understandably, fingers started pointing toward defensive coordinator Vance Bedford. Fans have been creative on social media, suggesting that head coach Charlie Strong should fire Bedford, demote him or even support him.

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RELATED COVERAGE: Bohls: Vance Bedford is holding Texas back from taking that next step

Here’s a sampling of the collective mental state of Texas’ fanbase:

https://twitter.com/CoreyElliot/status/778331837949149184


The other side is considerably smaller — or at least less vocal — but Bedford does have his supporters.

https://twitter.com/siredwardnigma/status/778308978761662465

Luckily for Bedford, Strong’s opinion is the only one that matters.

RELATED COVERAGE: No changes yet, but Charlie Strong promises ‘the defense will get fixed’

 

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