Charlie Strong formally introduced as Texas Longhorns head coach (Photo)

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The University of Texas announced the hiring of Louisville Cardinals head coach Charlie Strong this weekend. The hiring ends a somewhat tumultuous quest to replace former head coach Mack Brown who resigned and stepped down after the Alamo Bowl.

“I’m excited and my family is excited to have the chance to lead one of the premier football programs in the country,” Strong said in a statement. “Texas is one of those places that is always on your radar and a program anyone would dream of being a part of because you have a chance to compete on a national level every year. It’s special because it has such great history, pride, tradition and passion for football.”

Strong was introduced formally today during a press conference:

He looks thrilled to be there:

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