Big 12 News

Former Texas Coach Charlie Strong Joins Alabama Crimson Tide

Alabama continues to be the place where coaches go to reinvent their careers and learn a thing or two from the best in the business and that’s where former Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong is heading.

This news was first reported by ESPN’s Chris Lowe:


Strong had a huge rise following his success at Louisville where he coached Teddy Bridgewater and went 23-3 in two years from 2012 to 2013. Then he came to Texas and finished a mediocre 16-21 while never having a winning season. After getting let go, he went to South Florida, where he had initial success, but went just 11-14 the past two seasons, including a 4-8 finish this past season.

Strong joins a long list of former head coaches to come through Saban’s program include Mike Locksley, Lane Kiffin, Major Applewhite and Butch Jones.

**Want to win a $25 gift card?  Go sign up here and join our conversation! The best poster each week wins a gift card to your favorite establishment!**

To Top