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Former Texas Quarterback Thinks Charlie Strong Would Be "Perfect" For Miami

Miami reportedly has interest in trying to make Charlie Strong the Hurricanes' next football coach and there's a former Longhorns' quarterback who would kind of like to see that happen. 

Chris Simms, who starred for Texas in the early 2000s, thinks the Longhorns' current coach would be a "perfect" fit at Miami. 

The former Texas quarterback appeared on a CBS Miami radio show and said the following, per CBS Miami

“I think it would be a great fit,” Texas alum and NFL analyst Chris Simms said on Hochman, Crowder and Krantz. “I really do. Listen, I love Texas but the way they treated Charlie Strong, I wouldn’t be mad if he just stuck up his middle finger to all the Texas people and said to hell with you, I’m going to the U and go dominate South Florida and become a national power.

“Charlie Strong recruited me when he was at Florida under Steve Spurrier. I love him. I think he’s an extremely direct, honest man, hard nosed football coach. I think he would actually be perfect for the University of Miami. I wish Texas would be patient with him and give him a chance.”

There are conflicting reports on Strong-to-Miami; the Texas coach laughed off the possibility and some reports have confirmed he's not interested, while others have stated he does have interest and the Hurricanes are confident they can get him. 

Miami fans would certainly be thrilled with the hire.