Dec 28, 2013; Orlando, FL, USA; Louisville Cardinals head coach Charlie Strong walks in before the Russell Athletic Bowl at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Manning-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorn Links for January 15, 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 Wednesday, January 15th.

Culture Change at Texas – Barking Carnival

New Texas head coach Charlie Strong is cracking down on the behavior of his football players ranging from wearing headphones in class to restricting off-campus living. There’s certainly a new sheriff in town.

Texas regents approve Charlie Strong’s five-year, $26 million deal – College Football Talk

What, you thought there was a chance the regents wouldn’t rubber stamp the contract of a coach their school already introduced?

Why The Race Of The New Football Coach At University Of Texas Matters – NPR

In an industry that still adheres to outmoded ideas like not hiring a black coach because he has a Caucasian spouse, a premier program like Texas hiring Charlie Strong is indeed a big deal.

Former Texas DL coach ditching USC for Alabama – College Football Talk

This isn’t the first time someone from Texas scorned the Trojans. It’s probably a safe bet it won’t be the final time either.

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