University of Texas fires Head Football Coach Charlie Strong

Head Football Coach Charlie Strong was fired from the University of Texas Saturday with a record of 16-21 in his three seasons with the school.

As reported by USA TODAY, the decision came after the Longhorns concluded their season with a 31-9 home loss to Texas Christian University.

“After thorough evaluation, the body of work over three season has not shown the improvement we were hoping for,”¬†Longhorns Athletics Director Mike Perrin said in a statement. “This was an important year for our program to take the next step, and the results simply aren’t there… we’ve decided to make a change.”

Strong released a statement in which he said he understands the university’s decision.