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Matchup brings back memories for Strong

Matchup brings back memories for Strong

Every once in a while, the phone will ring. When he answers, there's always a smile on the face of Louisville head coach Charlie Strong. Many of the Florida players that Strong recruited to Gainesville have called him in recent years to congratulate him on what the 52-yard old head coach has done with the Cardinals. Strong is now preparing to coach against the program that jumpstarted his career.

"Every now and then you get a call from a Lerentee (McCray) or a (Jon) Bostic," Charlie Strong said. "(They say), ‘hey, coach, I'm excited for you, happy to see you guys playing the way you're playing.' "I recruited a lot of those guys. Anyone that you've ever recruited wherever you are, you like to watch them and just watch their success and see how well they are doing. That's why I pay so much...

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