Report: Charlie Strong expected to be named USF coach

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It looks like Charlie Strong won’t be out of work for long.

After being fired by the Texas Longhorns, Strong’s name was floated around some of the job openings in the Group of Five. On Sunday morning, a report from Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated indicates Strong is set to become the next head coach of the USF Bulls.

Strong and USF officials are reportedly closing in on a five-year deal.

Source: Charlie Strong expected to be next coach at South Florida. Sides closing in on a 5-year contract.

— Pete Thamel (@SIPeteThamel) December 11, 2016

USF is fresh off of a 10-2 season which led to Willie Taggart leaving to accept the head coaching job at Oregon.

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