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Texas players react to reports of Charlie Strong being fired

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It’s obvious Strong’s players love the coach they came to Texas to play for

NCAA Football: Notre Dame at Texas Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

As expected with a coach as beloved by his players as Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong, the news that the university has fired Strong following Saturday’s loss to Kansas is going over too well with the current crop of ‘Horns.

Freshman LB Demarco Boyd

Freshman LB Erick Fowler

Freshman OT Tope Imade

Senior LB Timothy Cole

SO RB Chris Warren III

Freshman LB Jeffrey McCulloch

Freshman FOX Malcolm Roach

Freshman DT Jordan Elliott

Freshman S Brandon Jones

Sophomore LG Patrick Vahe

Freshman DT Gerald Wilbon

Freshman WR Reggie Hemphill

Freshman OT Jean Delance

Nearly the entire team has shown their support for Strong in the form of a #Strong Tweet:

Twitter: @BlessedJones33

It’s not just current players that are expressing their displeasure in the news of Strong’s departure. Texas commits and targets have chimed in, as well.

CB commit Kobe Boyce

CB commit Josh Thompson

WR target Joshua Moore

Former Longhorn and current Detroit Lion voiced his opinion on the players stance at a point in which it seems a little too late to change Strong’s fate with performance on the field.

Former Longhorn star LB Emmanuel Acho