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What's Lincoln Thinkin' - Strong criticism from Judge

University of South Florida football coach Charlie Strong

Former University of Texas coach Charlie Strong was brought to the University of South Florida, to take that football program to the next level.

He hasn't coached a game yet, but he's all ready come under some sharp criticism, with the harshest coming from a judge.

A University of South Florida football player, LaDarrius Jackson is accused of attempting to force a woman to have sex with him.

He's the second Bulls player in a month to be charged with a felony - Hassan Childs was shot three times after he pulled out a gun in a road rage incident.

Strong just took over the program five months ago, but Wednesday as Jackson arrived in court, Tampa judge, and South Florida grad Margaret Taylor gave him a tongue lashing: "This court, and I'm sure I'm not alone, questions whether you (Strong) have control over your players. It's fairly clear you don't have control over them off the field, and I guess only time will tell whether you have control over them on the field. I would implore you to think long and hard about whether being head coach at USF is a good fit for you."

Strong sent out an apology after the remarks, and claimed he is looking for high character players for his program.

But, much like in austin, Strong is making enemies in Tampa before he even coaches a game there.

Coach if I were you, I'd keep my nose clean - don't even jaywalk in Tampa. You don't ever want to find yourself in Judge Taylor's courtroom.

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