A rather blah Week 4 is in the books. Of note, Mack Brown and Lane Kiffin have something to smile about and Dana Holgorsen doesn’t. It’s time for retrospection.
Mack Brown survives for another week
Mack Brown couldn’t afford for Texas to lose to Kansas State on Saturday. And luckily for him, Texas did not lose to Kansas State. Brown can breathe a sigh of relief for the next week and pray to God that Texas doesn’t find a way to lose to Iowa in their next outing on Oct. 3. Then things really get interesting when the Longhorns take on rival Oklahoma.
Lane Kiffin also survives for another week
Lane Kiffin also couldn’t afford for USC to lose to Utah State. And luckily for him, USC did not lose to Utah State, though it was close. Kiffin is in a weird predicament. He has the backing of AD Pat Hayden, for now at least, but fans have grown tired of him.
Kiffin likely has to win out to quiet all of his detractors.
Texas fans showed their support for hiring Nick Saban in t-shirt form