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Texas Officially Names Charlie Strong The New Longhorns Head Football Coach

The suspense.

Update: Texas has officially named Charlie Strong the newest Longhorns head football coach, per a release:

A two-time conference coach of the year and the architect of a revitalized University of Louisville program that has posted at least 11 wins in each of the last two seasons, Charlie Strong has been named the 29th head football coach at The University of Texas, Men's Athletics Director Steve Patterson announced Sunday. Strong will be introduced at a Monday news conference.

"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. "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."

Earlier: Texas athletics director Steve Patterson has a great sense of humor. This afternoon, he took to Twitter to tell Longhorns fans to stay tuned for a big announcement this afternoon -- what could it be?

Of course, Louisville AD Tom Jurich already held a full press conference addressing the move of Charlie Strong to Texas, so call it a hunch that that we expect Patterson to announce Strong as the new head coach. It appears that there may be just one final step that needs to be taken to seal the deal before the official announcement is made:

We'll keep you posted.