Texas Head Coach Charlie Strong celebrates with his team as they defeated Notre Dame 50-47 during a NCAA football game at Darrell K. Royal?Texas Memorial Stadium, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016. (Stephen Spillman / for American Statesman)

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Charlie Strong fired at Texas: Longhorns players react on Twitter

Posted November 26th, 2016


The University of Texas announced on Saturday morning that it had fired Charlie Strong, who has led the school’s football program for three seasons. Strong went 16-21 with the Longhorns.

Texas football players showed up to support their embattled coach at a press conference earlier this week. As news of his firing spread this weekend, those players took to Twitter to express their feelings:

Junior WR Dorian Leonard


Sophomore LB Malik Jefferson

Freshman QB Shane Buechele

Senior QB Trey Holtz


Freshman DL Andrew Fitzgerald

Freshman WR Lil’Jordan Humphrey

Senior linebacker Tim Cole

Freshman DB Brandon Jones

Sophomore DB DeShon Elliott

Freshman WR  Reggie Hemphill-Mapps

Freshman LB Malcolm Roach

Senior TE Quincy Vasser

Sophomore OL Connor Williams

Sophomore DB P.J. Locke III

Sophomore DE Charles Omenihu


Sophomore WR John Burt

Freshman TE Peyton Aucoin

Freshman OL Denzel Okafor

Freshman LB  Demarco Boyd

Ex-WR Ryan Newsome

Freshman OL  Tope Imade


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