Despite Texas’ early struggles, manager Charlie Strong will not be dismissed during a season, a source told ESPN’s Brett McMurphy on Saturday.
Oklahoma State blocks 3 additional points, beats spiraling Longhorns
The Cowboys dominated on offense and special teams to understanding Charlie Strong a heartless loss.
Injuries blotch Texas-Oklahoma State matchup
Two of a tip descent players in a Oklahoma State-Texas diversion were knocked out with injuries.
The Longhorns (2-2) will face opposition Oklahoma subsequent Saturday in Dallas. Last year, Texas limped into a OU diversion with a 1-4 record yet pulled off a upset.
This year’s Oklahoma diversion is vicious for Strong, yet his destiny does not count on a outcome, a source said. If a Longhorns continue to struggle, though, a many expected unfolding is that a defensive staff would be sacrificed for Strong to lapse in 2017, a source said.
After Saturday’s 49-31 detriment during Oklahoma State, Texas jaunty executive Mike Perrin told ESPN’s Jake Trotter that “I’m not evaluating Charlie, per se. I’m evaluating everything.”
Longhorns orator John Bianco after pronounced Perrin’s comments were about a coaching staff wanting to weigh a diversion and a issues a group had on a field.
After starting a deteriorate 2-0, a Longhorns have mislaid dual true — to Cal and Oklahoma State — giving adult 99 sum points in a dual defeats. The detriment noted a third time in 4 games this year that Texas has authorised during slightest 47 points in a game.
“You can’t play a approach we played in a initial half and design to win a football game, generally in a tough sourroundings like this,” pronounced Strong, whose Longhorns trailed 37-25 during a half.
Strong is in a third year of a five-year deal. If dismissed after a season, he would accept a $10 million buyout.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.