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Spotlight: Charlie Strong's roller-coaster ride at Texas takes another plunge

Spotlight: Charlie Strong's roller-coaster ride at Texas takes another plunge

This season has been one long roller-coaster ride for Texas Coach Charlie Strong.

Up: a thrilling opening win over Notre Dame. Down: consecutive losses to California, Oklahoma State and Oklahoma. Up: consecutive wins over Baylor and Texas Tech. Pause: a tough loss to nationally ranked West Virginia.

And then, what was likely the final dive.

Before Saturday, Texas had not lost to Kansas since 1938.

Before Saturday, Kansas had lost 19 consecutive Big 12 Conference games.

Two Matthew Wyman kicks knocked Strong all the way out of Texas.

The Kansas kicker made a 36-yard field goal with seven seconds left to tie the...

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