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Texas coach Charlie Strong said following the Longhorns’ 31-9 season-ending loss to TCU on Friday that he expects to meet with school athletic officials Saturday.

With the loss, the Longhorns (5-7, 3-6 Big 12) failed to clinch a bowl bid and finished with their third seven-loss season under Strong, who is 16-21 in three seasons at Texas and 12-15 in Big 12 play.

At his postgame news conference, Strong was asked if his Longhorns tenure is over.

“I’ve not been told,” he said. “I just told our players that I look forward to coming back and that we get this thing back on track.”

Strong said he “hated” how discussion of him being on the hot seat affected his players over the past year-plus.

“It turned into all about me,” he said, “and it never should’ve been all about me.”

Strong previously addressed his tenuous situation at Texas during a news conference Monday, following the Longhorns’ 24-21 overtime loss to a Kansas team that was 1-9 and had lost its past 19 Big 12 games.

Texas players rallied behind Strong at the news conference, with many of them expressing hope that a win over TCU would secure Strong’s job for another year.

Strong’s final season at Texas began with a dramatic 50-47 double-overtime victory over Notre Dame, which was a preseason top-10 team but is currently 4-7. The victory moved the Longhorns from unranked to No. 11 in the AP poll.

But that game would not prove to be a turning point for the program.

After losses to Cal and Oklahoma State, Strong demoted his longtime defensive coordinator Vance Bedford and put himself in charge of Texas’ struggling defense. The Longhorns pulled off another upset victory over Baylor and had an opportunity to run the table, finish 8-4 and save Strong’s job. After close losses to West Virginia and Kansas and Friday’s blowout loss to TCU, the Longhorns instead finished 5-7.

Information from ESPN’s Max Olson was used in this report.