Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  By By Greg Couch  |  Last updated 9/17/13
The inevitable is the inevitable and reality is reality. And that's why it looks like Mack Brown is going to be fired as Texas' coach by the end of the season. And I hedge with "looks like'' because I'm hoping, more than thinking, that there's a chance he won't be. On Monday, amid rumors that Brown was going to announce his retirement, I asked him if he's going to stick this thing out for the long run. And it didn't surprise me one bit when he answered this way: "I am. All I can do is worry about what I can control, and I can control helping this football team and our assistant coaches get better. And that's my job ... "We've had good hard discussions the last two weeks. Nobody here is blinking. We're all going back to work. What happens outside of our building, we can't control. What happens inside our building, we can continue to get better -- and that's my job to do that and I'm going to do it.'' A few weeks ago, I spent about an hour with Brown at his massive office in Aust...
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