Is Mack Brown the best option for SMU?

It’s no secret that the SMU Mustangs are interested in convincing former Texas coach Mack Brown to come out of retirement and take over the reigns of the program, but Dallas Morning News columnist Bill Nichols dropped a bombshell this morning when he stated in his column that SMU officials are willing to offer Brown an eight-year, $32 million contract. Nichols claimed that...
Via AAC Football Fever
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: SMU offering Mack Brown around $4 million per year

Former Texas head coach Mack Brown turned 63 over the summer, but SMU seems to believe he can be an effective coach well into his late 60s and even 70s. At least, that’s what their reported offer to the coaching legend indicates. According to Bill Nichols of The Dallas Morning News, Brown is SMU’s top...Read More
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Is hiring Mack Brown a real possibility for SMU Mustangs?

With the June Jones era now over at SMU, speculation has begun about who will replace him as the Mustangs new permanent coach. One interesting name that has been thrown around in recent days: former Texas head coach Mack Brown. Photo used courtesy of’s Bruce Feldman reported Monday that “well-connected SMU brass” are very interested in pursuing Brown...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Mack Brown return to coach SMU?

Twitter/@UT_MackBrown SMU football is a bit of a mess this season, especially after the surprise departure of June Jones on September 8. Jones had been the head coach of the Mustangs since 2008. When it comes to replacing the offensive guru, those at SMU have apparently been kicking the tires on one of the biggest names available in Texas football: former Longhorns coach Mack Brown...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mack Brown expected to join ESPN as studio analyst

Mack Brown won't be on the sidelines this season, but that doesn't mean you still won't be seeing plenty of the former Texas coach this fall. Brown is expected to become ESPN's newest studio analyst with the official announcement possibly coming later this week. The move probably shouldn't come as a huge surprise. Brown hasn't entirely ruled out coaching again according to Texas...
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas falls to Oregon in Mack Brown's finale

Entering Monday's night Alamo Bowl, if you had known Texas would hold Oregon to just one offensive touchdown not only would you have been surprised, but you would have thought the Longhorns would have a better-than-average chance of pulling the upset over the 10th ranked Ducks. As it turns out, that wasn't the case and really it wasn't even close despite Texas' defense holding up...
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Mack Brown reportedly seeking larger buyout package from Texas

Mack Brown may have been pushed out as the head coach at Texas, but that doesn’t mean he is done with the Longhorns altogether. By relinquishing his position, Brown is reportedly entitled to make $500,000 per year as a special advisor to Texas president Bill Powers through 2020. However, the 62-year-old may be aiming higher. […]
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans fans buy billboard to bid farewell to Brown

December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Mack Brown billboard erected along Texas highway: 'Class Act'

A two-word billboard on highway 183 in Texas summed up Mack Brown's Texas coaching tenure perfectly. It reads: "Class Act."
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: University president forced Mack Brown out at Texas

We may never know exactly what happened with Mack Brown and Texas, but the latest report says he was pushed out by university president Bill Powers, who previously was one of his biggest supporters. If you remember correctly, a report from said Brown would resign before week’s end the week of Dec. 9. At […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Mack Brown resigns as head football coach of Texas Longhorns

University of Texas Football head coach Mack Brown will resign following the team’s appearance in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Dec. 30, the school announced Saturday. “Sally and I were brought to Texas 16 years ago to pull together a football program that was divided,” Brown said in a statement. “With a lot of passion, hard work and determination from the kids, coaches and staff...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

McCombs still in support of Mack Brown; eyes Nick Saban

Mack Brown met the media on Thursday to discuss UT's Alama Bowl matchup with Oregon.  Of course, not many people are focused on the actual game at the moment with all that has gone on around Brown regarding his job status. As expected, Brown didn't say much of anything about his situation other than he's looking forward to meeting with President Bill Powers (who is expected to retain...
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

10 reasons why Mack Brown won't resign

Mack Brown will not resign as the head coach of the Texas Longhorns. The 62-year-old Brown is feeling mounting outside pressure in the form of...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Mack Brown deals with bright lights during press conference

Having coached one of the nation’s most prestigious football programs for 16 years, Texas coach Mack Brown is used to the spotlight. The second winningest coach in school history has won a national championship with the Longhorns and appeared in another. Still, there’s only so much brightness one man can take. On Thursday, in the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Mack Brown might not leave Austin quietly

As the World Turns could be a new reality series based on what's happened in Austin, Texas over the past four seasons. Those four seasons have led us to where we are today following five days of chaos after the Longhorns loss to Baylor to end the season. Mack Brown is going. Mack Brown is staying. Nick Saban is coming. Nick Saban isn't coming. Who knows what to believe, but it seems...
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Tomlin and Jim Harbaugh at top of Texas list (Ya know, after Saban)

We are approaching 'throw it at the wall' time in Austin. Yesterday, the internet was abuzz about the possible resignation of Mack Brown and eventual hiring of Alabama head coach Nick Saban as his replacement. Neither has happened, but Brown did issue a denial. Then we learn that Saban has had a contract extension sitting on his desk in Tuscaloosa since last week. All caught up?...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Internet buzzing with Nick Saban-to-Texas rumors again

There have been all kinds of reports today circulating about Mack Brown and his eventual resignation from the Texas Longhorns. Brown issued his own denial, because he didn't want the internet to tell his kids first before it became official. This according to a source speaking with ESPN's Brett McMurphy who claims to be a close friend of Brown's (some friend, huh?). But whether Brown...
Via The Victory Formation
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Mack Brown denies reports he has stepped down as Longhorns coach

Mack Brown has responded to reports that he's resigned as the Texas Longhorns' head coach, denying the initial reports from
Via Gamedayr
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Five candidates who could replace Mack Brown

In terms of college football coaching, Mack Brown is an institution. In terms of college football coaching at the University of Texas, Mack Brown is a God. Ever since he set foot on campus the Longhorns have been a staple of success in the Big 12, and the BCS. This year, however, the team – and the coach - may have lost a step or two.Two consecutive sub-par seasons on campus, this...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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