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1:19 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Strong Introduced as New University of Texas Football Coach

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The University of Texas has formally introduced Charlie Strong has the Longhorns’ new football coach.

Strong took the job after four years at the University of Louisville.

"This is the best of the best," Strong said at a Monday press conference in Austin.   "We always think about the one percent of one percent, this is the top of the line.    When you have an opportunity to go to the best, you’ve got to put your name in and just see where it’s going to take you."

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Local News
1:54 pm
Sun January 5, 2014

Tom Jurich Launches 'Wide Open' Search For New Louisville Cardinals Football Coach

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University of Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich says he’ll work as quickly as possible to find a replacement for outgoing football coach Charlie Strong.

Strong is leaving U of L after four seasons to become the head coach at Texas.    

Without mentioning names,  Jurich said Sunday he has a short list of candidates in mind, but the search is “wide open.”

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Local News
12:27 am
Sun January 5, 2014

AP: Strong Tells U of L He's Taking Texas Longhorns Job

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The University of Louisville says football coach Charlie Strong has informed Cardinals athletic director Tom Jurich that he is leaving for Texas.

Strong, who was 37-15 with the Cardinals in four seasons, including 3-1 in bowl games, will replace Mack Brown.

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Local News
7:46 am
Sat January 4, 2014

Report: Louisville Cardinals Football Coach Charlie Strong Offered Texas Longhorns Job

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Louisville Cardinals football coach Charlie Strong has been offered the same position with the Texas Longhorns, the Associated Press reports.

Citing an unnamed source, the AP added that Strong is expected to take the job.

But WDRB's Rick Bozich reports that Strong has not yet taken the Texas job and is to have a staff meeting Saturday morning. Bozich writes:

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Local News
3:45 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

U of L's Strong: No Discussions Yet With Bridgewater About Going Pro

In college football, the University of Louisville Cardinals are back at work this week, preparing for their home season finale against Memphis.

The 9-1 Cards are coming off a 20-13 victory over Houston. 

It’s been widely speculated that junior quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will enter the NFL draft after this season, but coach Charlie Strong says they haven’t discussed it. 

Strong even suggested today that the door might be open for Bridgewater’s return.

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2:38 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Louisville Cardinals' Charlie Strong: 'I've Never, Ever Thought About the NFL'

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Louisville Cardinals football coach Charlie Strong isn't paying much attention to an NFL panel’s suggestion that he’d make a good candidate for a professional football coaching job.

ESPN reports that an NFL advisory board formed to identify potential minority coaches is pushing Strong and Stanford’s David Shaw.

“I’ve never, ever thought about the NFL," Strong said, speaking to reporters on Monday.

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Local News
3:46 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

College Football: Central Florida Hopes to Spoil Cards' Party

The University of Louisville football team returns to action tomorrow night, hosting Central Florida in U of L’s second straight nationally televised contest.

This will be the Cards’ 100th game at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, and the Knights could be the toughest opponent of the season for coach Charlie Strong’s team.

"They’re a team that doesn’t beat themselves," Strong said this week.

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7:24 pm
Sun September 1, 2013

Louisville Cardinals Easily Defeat the Ohio Bobcats

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The Louisville Cardinals handily defeated the Ohio Bobcats on Sunday to start the 2013 college football season.

Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater threw five touchdown passes to lead the Cardinals to a 49-7 victory at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. Bridgewater's back-up, Will Gardner, also threw a touchdown pass, his in the fourth quarter.

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Local News
6:00 pm
Sat August 31, 2013

Facing High Expectations, Cards Open 2013 Season Sunday

The Louisville Cardinals return to action in Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium for the first time since their Sugar Bowl upset of Florida.

U of L takes on Ohio in the teams’ season opener Sunday afternoon.

Coach Charlie Strong’s Cardinals are ranked ninth in the country, their highest-ever preseason ranking.

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Local News
1:06 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

Louisville Cardinals Won't do Autographs at Football Fan Day

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The Louisville Cardinals football team won't do its annual autograph session during Sunday's Fan Day because of a national controversy over the signing of memorabilia.

Instead, the Cardinals will hold a tw0-hour practice in full pads for fans to watch. Parking and admission to Fan Day is free.

In a statement, Cardinals football Coach Charlie Strong said: 

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