Jan 6, 2014; Austin, TX, USA; Texas Longhorns president Bill Powers (left) welcomes head football coach Charlie Strong (center) at a press conference in the Centennial Room of Belmont Hall at Texas-Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brendan Maloney-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorn Links for January 9, 2014

Here at Hook’em Headlines, we compile the best Texas news from around the internet every weekday morning. Here are your daily links for Thursday, January 9th.

How will Charlie Strong fill his staff at Texas? – Burnt Orange Nation

Vance Bedford is coming to Austin to handle the defense, but what about the offense and position coaches?

Let’s Talk OC: Texas Offensive Coordinator candidate profiles – Barking Carnival

There are several great names raised here. Even though he’s low on experience as an offensive coordinator, I’m rather fond of Missouri’s John Henson. He won’t get the job, though.

Five things Texas Longhorns fans need to know about Charlie Strong – The Daily Texan

A good, concise primer on what Charlie Strong preaches to his players and to his team’s fan base.

Texas strong – Houston Chronicle

A good opinion piece about what Strong’s hiring means for race both at the University of Texas and in college football at large.

Is Charlie Strong going to hire Shawn Watson as Texas OC? – Burnt Orange Nation

I don’t think this would be a popular hire if Strong does indeed go this direction. Prepare yourself, though. It is the most likely outcome.

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