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Update: Texas Head Coach Charlie Strong Has Now Dismissed 5 Players, Suspended 2 Others In Last 24 Hours

Update 3: Per ESPN, Josh Turner has been reinstated to the program after a meeting with Charlie Strong. He reportedly "agreed to conditions" to remain with the squad.

Update 2: The names of the two players supposedly "under review" - Johnson and Harrison - have been removed from Brown's report. More as we learn it.

Update:According to Chip Brown of, there are actually two more dismissals to report at Texas. Senior safety Josh Turner and senior linebacker Kendall Thompson are reportedly out for a "violation of team rules." Furthermore, Brown is reporting that junior wideout Daje Johnson and senior tackle Desmond Harrison are "under review" for possibly violating team rules as well. 

That makes five players dismissed, two players suspended indefinitely and potentially two more players on their way out - all in the past two days. 

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Earlier: New Texas head coach Charlie Strong wants to change the culture within the Longhorns program. Perhaps that starts with getting rid of anyone who doesn't like to follow rules. In the past 24 hours, Strong has reportedly suspended two players indefinitely and dismissed three more from the program altogether. 

Thursday, it was reportedthat two wide receivers - Kendall Sanders and Montreal Meander - had been suspended indefinitely from the program after the duo was charged with sexual assault. Later in the day, it was learned that two other players - running back Jalen Overstreet and defensive back Chevoski Collins - had been dismissed from the program due a "violation of team rules." Finally, Friday morning, it was reported by Anwar Richardson or OrangeBloods that a third player - Joe Bergeron - had been dismissed as well. 

">@OBWire that RB Joe Bergeron was dismissed from the team on Thursday #Longhorns#HookEm

— Anwar Richardson (@AnwarRichardson)

Sources have told @OBWire that RB Joe Bergeron was dismissed from the team on Thursday #Longhorns#HookEm

— Anwar Richardson (@AnwarRichardson) July 25, 2014

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Bergeron's dismissal was also deemed to be a "violation of team rules."

As Richardson points out, it's been an interesting 24 hours in Austin. Will Strong's hard-nosed approach turn the program back into a title contender?