Texas Comin' On Strong tour makes a stop in Edinburg

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Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 9:29am

Alumni and fans of UT-Austin swarmed to Edinburg to greet head football coach Charlie Strong in his first visit to the Valley since he was named head coach.

The stop in the Valley is the eighth location in the month long tour across Texas, Coach Strong was most recently the Louisville football head coach and is replacing former head coach Mack Brown.

Coach Strong signed autographs for the fans before speaking to the excited crowd, "It's been fun and just to make this stop and just to be in the Valley, you know what's really great is just to see the passion and the excitement and just how amazing the fans are, the alums and the booster and how amazing it is to be in the Valley."

Men's basketball Coach Rick Barnes was also featured as a speaker at the event. The Texas Comin' On Strong tour will take a break next week before finishing out with four more stops at El Paso, Midland, Amarillo and Beaumont.

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