UT Head Coach Charlie Strong during the first quarter at AT&T Jones Stadium in Lubbock Saturday November 5, 2016. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Fox Sports’ Tim Brando: ‘That’s the kind of play call that gets you fired’

Posted November 5th, 2016

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Leading by eight points with less than 3 minutes remaining, Texas was faced with third and fourth down situations of 2 yards or less.

Rather than handing the ball to running back D’Onta Foreman, Longhorns offensive coordinator Sterlin Gilbert decided to use the 18-Wheeler package and Tyrone Swoopes. He was stuffed both times.

On the Fox Sports 1 broadcast it was Texas coach Charlie Strong, not Gilbert, who got the ire of play-by-play man Tim Brando.

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“I’m as big a fan of Charlie Strong as any of you are,” Brando said. “But that’s the kind of play call that gets you fired.”

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