NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and executive vice president Troy Vincent met with Texas coach Charlie Strong to talk about the coach’s five core values and his approach to building the Longhorns.
Horns Digest had reported on Thursday that a meeting might take place, but after Saturday’s game at Kansas, Strong said no meeting was scheduled.
A Texas spokesman said NFL officials called on Sunday morning and a small group came over after Goodell met with an Austin chapter of NFL alumni.
“Appreciate leadership of @Strong_TexasFB. Admire his 5 core values: Honesty, treat women with respect, and no drugs, stealing or guns,” Vincent tweeted after the meeting.
“This morning, @NFLCommish & I met w @Strong_TexasFB to discuss core values, game integrity, & college relations. Great meeting, great input,” Vincent added. Strong himself retweeted the message on his official account.
“.@Strong_TexasFB’s emphasis on character & respect over talent is molding the next generation of football talent. Standards are key,” Vincent added in a third tweet.
Goodell was in Austin on Saturday to visit the National Domestic Violence Hotline offices in West Lake Hills. Domestic violence has been a critical issue for the NFL after a number of incidents.