Charlie Strong is returning to his roots as a college position coach. Strong has an extensive history as a college football assistant coach dating back to 1983 as a graduate assistant at Florida. Strong has eight years of experience as a LB coach in college and his one season with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2021.
CORAL GABLES — It was 2020, and time for an intervention. Time for Charlie Strong to check into Nick Saban's Alabama halfway house for wandering coaches. Strong was not your typical candidate, checking in after a solid 74-53 record as a head coach. A decade that included leading Louisville to 23 wins and two top 15 finishes in his final two years, three sub-.500 seasons at Texas and three years at South Florida in which he was 21-16.
Miami football: Charlie Strong says he can 'feel the enthusiasm' on Mario Cristobal's Hurricanes staff
The Miami Hurricanes are in the midst of a major overhaul in an attempt to bring the program back to national prominence, a journey that started with the hiring of Oregon's Mario Cristobal as head coach and a number of splash assistant hires since. Among those is Charlie Strong — the former head coach at Louisville, Texas and USF — who joined Cristobal's staff earlier in the year as co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Watch linebackers coach Charlie Strong and defensive backs coach Jahmile Addae answer questions after practice on Thursday. It was the Hurricanes' fifth of 15 practices in the spring concluding with the spring game on April 16. Christopher Stock has covered the Miami Hurricanes since 2003 and...
Miami has hired former Texas, Louisville and South Florida coach Charlie Strong as co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach, the program announced on Friday. Strong is the latest addition to what has become a star-studded coaching staff under first-year head coach Mario Cristobal. "I have a lot of respect for the...
The Miami Hurricanes are assembling their first staff under head coach Mario Cristobal and that will include former Louisville, Texas and USF head coach Charlie Strong, who was reported to be hired as the team’s linebackers coach on Feb. 19. Strong has now released a statement, sharing his excitement for the new job he will hold.
The Miami Hurricanes have officially announced former USF head coach Charlie Strong as their new co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach. The move had been in the works for weeks but became official (pending a standard university background check) with Friday’s announcement. “I’m fired up to add Charlie Strong to...
The University of Miami on Friday officially announced the hiring of prominent veteran coach Charlie Strong as its new linebackers coach, adding the title co-defensive coordinator. Strong, 61, in 2021 served as inside linebackers coach of the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars. He has been a head coach at Louisville (2010-2013), Texas...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Miami has hired former Texas head coach Charlie Strong as the team's new co-defensive coordinator. Head coach Mario Cristobal announced the hire Friday. Strong, who will also coach linebackers, most recently served as inside linebackers coach and assistant head coach for the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars.
Watch a discussion about new assistant coaches Charlie Strong and Frank Ponce from their time at Louisville. Strong, Miami's linebackers coach, was the head coach at Louisville for four years (2010-13) going 37-15 while Ponce was the quarterbacks coach for the Cardinals for two years (2019-20) and will serve as the Hurricanes' quarterbacks coach this year.
The linebacker position has been a weakness for the Miami Hurricanes football team over the past two seasons. With the staff that Mario Cristobal is assembling, that weakness won’t last much longer. Cristobal has hired two veteran coaches that are considered experts at evaluating, recruiting, and developing linebacker talent...
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Just a few months ago, the Jacksonville Jaguars decided to move on from head coach Urban Meyer. In the immediate aftermath of that decision, there were rumors that Jaguars assistant coach Charlie Strong could take over as the team’s new head coach. In the end, though, the Jaguars cleaned house, hiring Doug Pederson instead.