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Texas football officially has its next head coach after firing Charlie Strong for going 16-21 over three seasons. It was only a matter of hours until the Longhorns locked down their next coach as rumors had been swirling they were going hard after Houston’s Tom Herman.

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Now, Texas has its man and has made it official:

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And there will be an official press conference tomorrow to introduce him. Herman has gone 22-3 in his two seasons at Houston and led them to a huge Peach Bowl win over Florida State last season. Herman inherits a pretty young roster from Strong and is expected to get paid about $5 million a year with incentives in place to make over $6 million in his last year of the five-year contract.

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