The Texas football season came to a close Friday with a 31-9 loss to TCU. The defeat means that the Longhorns will not play in a bowl game for the second-straight season, and likely ended hopes of retaining Charlie Strong as head coach.
Texas finished the season at 5-7.
Nine points marked the lowest point total for Texas this season, and the 22-point margin was the largest of any of the seven losses.
Here’s what Texas fans were saying on social media about the loss.
His time may be up, & it would be understandable. But Strong_TexasFB is a great man & role model, and I hope for the best for him. #HookEm
— Alex Igleheart (@TXIgleheart88) November 26, 2016
I know Charlie Strong cares about The University of Texas… I see it on his face and I hear it in his words. #HookEm
— Richie Boswell (@richie_boswell) November 26, 2016
— . (@rtw2017rtw) November 26, 2016
— Haley Carpenter (@HKCarpenter) November 26, 2016
Love Charlie Strong. Love the man. Extremely decent man. Not a look at me type of dude. Unfortunately he had to win. #hookem
— Noble (@FitBrother50) November 26, 2016
Glad I didn't watch that game today #HookEm
— Craig Wendel (@Craig_Wendel) November 26, 2016
Have been, and always will be, a huge fan of Coach Strong! Good coach, better man! Would send any of my kids to learn from him! #HookEm
— Bradley W. Carpenter (@Brad_Carpenter) November 26, 2016
Season looked promising in the beginning, only to be depressing in the end…🙇 #HookEm
— EA💛💜🏆 (@Eric21A) November 26, 2016
— Nithin George 🐂 (@nithinjgeorge) November 26, 2016
Charlie Strong is a nice guy and he might be a good coach. But it just hasn't worked here. That's the bottom line… 🏈🤘🏻#HookEm
— Rene De Leon (@Redel412) November 26, 2016
What a disappointing effort. #HookEm
— longhorndave (@longhorndave) November 26, 2016
— Troy Vugteveen (@TroyVugteveen) November 26, 2016
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