Billionaire booster Red McCombs is well connected with the Longhorn program, but insists he does not know who the school will select as its next head coach. Still, McCombs does have a recommendation. “They should hire Jon Gruden,” McCombs said to 

Red McCombs, who is a former owner of the San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets and Minnesota Vikings, is a longtime booster for the University of Texas, donating more than $100 million to the school over the past half century. After openly lobbying for 

Jan 6, 2014; Austin, TX, USA; Texas Longhorns president Bill Powers (left) and head football coach Charlie Strong (center) and athletics director Steve Pat.

Texas booster Red McCombs is upset with the school for hiring Charlie Strong, who he thinks is more of a position coach or coordinator.

Texas booster Red McCombs doesn't like the Charlie Strong hire and he isn't shy about it.

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