Texas has a long and complicated history of hiring offensive line coaches, but football coach Charlie Strong and his assistants were so good at it that they kept hiring offensive players despite having an offensive line that was at least as bad as the Texans.
The Longhorns spent the next two years running up $100 million in debt before selling the team in 2013.
Now, Texas is on track to be one of the worst in the Big 12, and Strong and other offensive line executives are under investigation by the NCAA for their hiring practices.
We’ve looked at some of the other coaches who made their mark on Texas’ athletic department.
Charlie Strong has coached a lot of offensive line play in his short tenure at Texas.
But he also helped coach the Texas offensive line, which he inherited after a disastrous 2016 season.
Charlie Young/Associated PressTexas athletics has a history of using offensive linemen as a recruiting tool.
It was the norm for the Longhorns from the 1950s to the 1980s, when most of the state’s top talent was coming out of Texas A&M.
But in the 1990s and 2000s, Texas started using offensive lineman to recruit players.
In 2009, then-Texas coach Charlie Weis told the Austin American-Statesman that he had seen too many players at his alma mater who weren’t very good.
“I didn’t want them to go to Texas because I thought they would go to a program like that,” Weis said.
“That’s where the problem is.”
In addition to using offensive line recruiters, Texas has also used its recruiting budget to pay coaches to recruit offensive linemen.
The program is known for having a strict recruiting policy, which limits players to the school of their choice, but it also uses recruiting money to pay for the salaries of coaches and other employees.
Under Strong, the Longhorn offensive line has been a major recruiting tool, though it’s unclear whether the team will ever be able to get away with it.
He has a reputation as a tough coach who is willing to go as far as hiring offensive lineman in order to get better.
However, a 2016 report by ESPN and the USA Today Network detailed how Texas has used offensive line recruits to lure high-profile recruits away from Texas A &M.
That report found that in 2017, Texas used its own offensive linemen to sign players from the likes of LSU, Michigan, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Texas Tech, Vanderbilt and Wisconsin.
The report found recruits were paid between $8,500 and $10,000 per day for working with Texas offensive linemen, which is far higher than what other programs would normally be paying.
The recruits were often paid at least $12,000 a day to play for Texas, and they were also given a $200 bonus for each game the recruits played.
A few of the recruits told the ESPN report that they were forced to pay recruiters in excess of $1,000 for playing for Texas.
The coaches were also paid for working out with recruits.
Many of the recruiters who were recruited were also involved in recruiting other schools, the report found.
The USA Today report also detailed how many recruits were asked to take drug tests at least once a year.
According to the report, Texas recruits were told they could be disciplined if they took drugs.
It also noted that at least one of Texas’ top offensive linemen told recruits he would “take any opportunity I can get” to use drugs.
Strong has been under fire from some of his staff members over the past few months over the recruiting process.
He and other coaches have been accused of recruiting recruits for financial gain.
The Texas Tribune reported that several players accused Strong of recruiting them for financial reasons, saying he used them to make more money and to recruit other players.
But the investigation by ESPN is not the first time that players have accused the Longhoads of using them to get more recruits.
In 2017, two recruits said that the Longhoods recruited them with promises of scholarships and that they ended up signing with other schools.
ESPN also reported that some Longhorn recruits were recruited by Texas and other schools that didn’t pay them well.
The 2016 investigation by USA Today and the 2016 investigation were the first to detail the extent to which the Longhouds were using recruiters to get recruits to Texas.
Strong’s record of using recruits to get the best out of him is not uncommon, though.
He used offensive linemen at other schools in the past, including at Alabama, Arkansas, Oklahoma and TCU.
He also used offensive lineman at his previous school, LSU.
The first two years of Strong’s tenure at LSU, he used offensive tackles on a lot more plays than his current job at Texas does.
The 2017 investigation found that players at LSU who went to Texas said they were pressured to sign with the school because they had already been recruited by the program.
Strong also used the offensive linemen in recruiting the players he recruited at Texas, including the four players that the ESPN and USA Today reports named in the USA TODAY report. According