Found October 30, 2013 on College Spun:
Five weeks ago, Texas fans weren’t very happy with head coach Mack Brown. The Longhorns were 1-2 on the season after losses to BYU and Ole Miss, and there weren’t many reasons to think the team would turn things around in conference play. But here we are over a month later, with Texas 4-0 in conference play and playing its best football of the season. And Mack Brown loves his team’s chances to win the conference moving forward, even if the Longhorns were to drop a game: Mack Brown, on why a 1-loss team can win the Big 12: “Everybody is about to start running into each other. It’s going to be a fun finish.” — Mike Finger (@mikefinger) October 30, 2013 This isn’t Mack’s first rodeo, so he understands that teams always stumble, even when they theoretically shouldn’t. He’s focused on getting his team through its final, brutal stretch: at West Virginia, home against Oklahoma State and Texas Tech, followed by a trip to Waco against Baylor to close conference play. With that closing sch...

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