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Bob's Blog: Proving Another StrongPoint

Updated: Monday, August 4 2014, 11:54 PM CDT
Why is this such a big deal?  The majority of people certainly believe that by the time 7:00 August 30th rolls around, Texas will have the Longhorn back on the helmet, come hell or high water.  That this is another in a long line of gimmicks from Charlie Strong designed to get his team to ... shall we?  Earn the right.

That phrase may strike a chord with some of you.  Earn the right -- of course -- was the slogan of the 2012 Texas football team.  The one that went 9-4 ... The one that lost 63-21 to OU ... The one that had the worst defense in school history.

Walking instead of bussing -- helmet decal stripping -- disallowing Horns up.  While it's all a part of the larger picture of a culture change Strong is trying to create, it's only created if the players buy-in to it.  Which by all accounts they are for now.
Strong is enforcing his will on his players.  He's making them believe his way is the right way.  Maybe it takes a season to fully digest, but it won't take longer than that.  And that's not to say a national championship is on the way.What it does say - is that Strong is changing the way his players act in this program. Getting rid of the entitlement.  Earning the right.Of course, if Strong really wants to prove his point -- Texas will run out of the tunnel at 7:00 August 30th without that Longhorn on their helmet.  Then - this is a big deal.Bob's Blog: Proving Another StrongPoint


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NBA

Sunday's Games

L.A. Clippers 96, Chicago 86

Houston 105, Cleveland 103, OT

Portland 110, Sacramento 99

Charlotte 98, Orlando 83

Indiana 94, Philadelphia 74

Golden State 106, Boston 101

Oklahoma City 108, L.A. Lakers 101

New Orleans 99, Denver 92

Monday's Games

Toronto at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Phoenix at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Golden State at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

New Orleans at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

NHL

Sunday's Games

Vancouver 6, St. Louis 5, SO

Winnipeg 5, Los Angeles 2

Florida 4, Tampa Bay 3

Pittsburgh 5, Columbus 3

Washington 4, Toronto 0

Anaheim 3, Dallas 1

Monday's Games

Nashville at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.

Carolina at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

Montreal at San Jose, 10 p.m.

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