Florida Coordinator Charlie Strong Is Louisville's New Head Coach

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It's Official: Charlie Strong Is Louisville's Next Head Coach

The AP verifies what we expected:

School spokesman Kenny Klein says the school is planning a press conference Wednesday afternoon to introduce Strong as its new head coach.

Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich flew to Gainesville, Fla., on Wednesday to meet with Strong and bring him back to Louisville, where the hire will be presented to the Athletic Association’s board of directors for approval. A board meeting is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. EST.

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Louisville's Board To Meet Tomorrow, Likely To Confirm Strong As Head Coach

The Louisville Courier-Journal is reporting that the Louisville Athletic Association’s Board of Directors will meet Wednesday at 3:30 p.m., with a subsequent 4:00 p.m. press conference likely to confirm current University of Florida defensive coordinator Charlie Strong as their new head coach.

Strong has been a stalwart of the Gators’ staff at Florida for seven years, and has been the coordinator for two national title-winning defenses at the school. If Louisville wanted a dramatic switch from the Steve Kragthorpe era, they’re getting it in an experienced recruiter and a defensive mind with major success on the national stage.

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