His team has allowed 99 points in its last two games and lost them both. The shine from a wild opening game win over Notre Dame--in which Texas allowed 47 points--and won--has long disappeared.
After the Longhorns' last defeat--a 49-31 loss to Oklahoma State--Texas athletic director Mike Perrin said the entire athletic program will be evaluated.
There has been almost daily speculation about the possibility that Houston head coach Tom Herman, could be headed up the road to Austin next season.
There has already been a mid course correction by a Power 5 conference which fired head coach LSU Les Miles last week. And next up for Texas, is the Red River rivalry against an Oklahoma team that has had its own problems.
Small wonder that Texas coach Charlie Strong is working in a crisis mode, wondering if Texas will follow the path chosen by LSU.
For that reason, Charlie Strong is TMGCollegesports.com's Newsmaker of The Week.