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Texas AD Perrin says Strong to be evaluated after next game

Texas says nothing has been decided on football coach Charlie Strong.

Longhorns athletic director Mike Perrin, in the face of swirling reports that school officials had decided to fire Strong at the end of a third bad season, dismissed them as "rumors" and said the coach would be evaluated after playing TCU on Friday.

Perrin, who has been publicly supportive of Strong all season, didn't say Strong would return.

"There are a number of rumors out there about the status of Coach Strong. I've said it all along, we will evaluate the body of work after the regular season. We have a game to get ready for against TCU on Friday, and I hope our fans will come out...