12:54 AM EST, Thu December 08, 2016

UT regents approve 5-year deal for Herman

  AUSTIN – Texas’ board of regents on Saturday approved a five-year contract for Tom Herman that will pay the Longhorns’ new football coach $5.25 million in his first year and a minimum of $25 million overall. According to a term sheet released by the university, Herman is scheduled to receive annual raises of $250,000

Sources: Texas to hire Houston’s Herman

AUSTIN — Texas did not wait long to find a replacement for Charlie Strong. The same day the Longhorns officially announced Strong’s firing after three seasons, sources confirmed to the Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News that Houston’s Tom Herman has agreed to become UT’s next coach. Herman, 41, built a reputation as one of

Texas fires Charlie Strong

AUSTIN — After enduring its longest stretch of losing in almost 80 years, Texas has fired head football coach Charlie Strong, the school announced Saturday. Strong met with UT men’s athletic director Mike Perrin Saturday morning, one day after the Longhorns completed their third consecutive losing season with a 31-9 defeat against TCU. Perrin and university president Greg Fenves already

UT’s Strong: ‘I want to come back’

AUSTIN — Insisting he has not been informed about any decisions regarding his future at Texas, football coach Charlie Strong said Monday he wants to return to the Longhorns next season and hopes a victory in his season finale will enable him to keep his job. “Next year, I want to come back,” Strong said.

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