Found September 09, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Mack Brown
What was worse for Texas defensive coordinator, Manny Diaz? Last night’s debacle against BYU, or his meeting on Sunday with Mack Brown? You know, the one were Brown fired him two games into the season. Technically, Diaz we be reassigned within the athletic department which I’m sure won’t be awkward at all. What we do know is that Diaz won’t be calling the plays for UT’s defense when they take on Ole Miss Saturday night. That duty now falls to former Texas defensive coordinator, Greg Robinson, who last roamed the sidelines in Austin during the 2004 season. Robinson had been…

Mack Brown replaces Manny Diaz with Greg Robinson

Mack Brown might be too old for this stuff. The Texas Longhorns head coach has opted to make a huge coaching change, just one game into the season, replacing defensive coordinator Manny Diaz with Greg Robinson. Yes, that Greg Robinson…Read more →

Texas left licking its wounds following loss to BYU

That last few seasons, Texas has at least made it to the Oklahoma game before having to sound the fire alarms. Two years ago, Texas headed to the State Fair with a 4-0 record before getting trounced by the Sooners. Last year, they lost to West Virginia the week prior to the Red River Rivalry, but that was only a three point loss, and oh, then they got trounced by OU. This season...

Texas Longhorns: Why Manny Diaz had to go.

Scene: The January 7, 2010 Pasadena, California BCS National championship game. #1 Alabama vs. #2 Texas. Two storied programs meeting for the first time in almost three decades. This was supposed to be Mack Brown’s going away party. Another championship under his belt and his legacy cemented.   Fate was not in the Longhorns side that might as the All-Time leader in wins in major...

Disaster in the Rockies – BYU runs wild on Texas

For many months, Texas fans, led by the promises of Mack Brown, had pointed to the 2013 season as “The Year”. This would be the year things all came together, the year when a bevy of talented underclassmen would translate into 19 returning starters. This would be the year Oklahoma paid dearly for the destruction they’d laid on Texas the last few years. Things would be better...

Texas fires Manny Diaz after loss to BYU

Manny Diaz was on a short leash entering the season. He can now add former defensive coordinator at Texas to his resume as he was let go on Sunday. The Longhorns gave up 679 yards of total offense against BYU on Saturday night, with the Cougars rushing for 550 yards. BYU quarterback Taysom Hill finished with 259 yards rushing while running back Jamaal Williams had 182 yards of his...

Sports Illustrated needs to pay attention to the details

Paul Finebaum trolled Texas, Mack Brown and their fans about Nick Saban coming to Texas (the state). Apparently, he also trolled Sports Illustrated and they have some egg on their face.Read more →

Mack Brown Post BYU Presser – News/Notes

We’ve got some news and notes from the Mack Brown press conference after the 40-21 loss to BYU on Saturday night. Brown announced Soph WR/RB Daje Johnson will not play against Ole Miss with what sounds like a high ankle sprain. QB David Ash is questionable with head and shoulder injuries. If Ash is not available, Brown will turn to Case McCoy and need Tyrone Swoopes to “get ready”...

Texas Longhorns Defensive Coordinator Manny Diaz Finally Released

The 2013 Texas Longhorns entered this season with hopes of winning a Big 12 title and possibly contending for a national title for the first time since 2009. Instead we are sitting here the second week of the season discussing the firing of defensive coordinator Manny Diaz. Diaz, who has been the defensive coordinator of the Longhorns for the past three seasons, has been released...

Texas' Johnson to miss Ole Miss game

Daje Johnson, a big playmaker for the Texas offense, will miss Saturday's game against No. 25 Mississippi with a sprained left ankle. Johnson scored two touchdowns in Texas' season-opening win over New Mexico State but was injured on the third play of last weekend's 40-21 loss at BYU. Johnson's ankle twisted awkwardly when his leg was pinned under a defender. Longhorns...

Texas fires defensive coordinator; Ash & Johnson hurt

After Texas’s 40-21 loss to BYU last Saturday, head coach Mack Brown has confirmed that defensive coordinator Manny Diaz has been fired. The school gave up a school-record 520 rushing yards during that game. Replacing Diaz will be former Syracuse head coach Greg Robinson, who was hired by Texas as an analyst. Robinson went 10-37 at Syracuse from 2005 through 2008. Then in 2009...
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