BYU Football: Ranking Opposing Coaches for 2014

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Jul 22, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong speaks to the media during the Big 12 Media Day at the Omni Dallas. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

2. Charlie Strong, Texas

Charlie Strong takes over the biggest job in college football in 2014 with a chip on his shoulder and something to prove.  It was widely known that Texas wanted to hire Alabama coach Nick Saban, but was unable to woo him from his position in Tuscaloosa.  Strong comes in with four years of head coaching experience, all at the University of Louisville.  While at Louisville, Strong went 37-16, including a 3-1 record in bowl games.

Before Strong was hired by the Cardinals, he was an assistant coach for Florida, South Carolina Notre Dame, Ole Miss, and Southern Illinois.  Strong is no stranger to big time football, but time will tell if he is able to handle the biggest job in the country.

Signature Win:  #4 Florida, 2013

With a chance to beat the team that Strong felt should have offered him his first head coaching job, Louisville came into the 2013 Sugar Bowl with a chip on their shoulders.  Teddy Bridgewater would lead the Cardinals to an early lead and they would not look back, beating the Gators 33-23.