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Mack Brown denies
report of resignation

Fox News, by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:Rafter, 12/11/2013 1:51:43 PM

Mack Brown denied a report issued Tuesday that he will be stepping down at Texas, though the embattled head football coach´s future with the Longhorns remains swirled in uncertainty. [snip] According to Orangebloods.com, Brown is expected to formally resign at Texas´ football banquet on Friday, with the event to serve as a celebration of his accomplishments during his 16 years with the Longhorns´ program. [snip] Brown restored the Longhorns back to national prominence by stringing together nine consecutive campaigns of double-digit wins from 2001-09.[snip] Brown´s 158 wins at Texas are the second-most in school history, surpassed only by Hall of

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Nice swan song for Mack Brown, who´s done well, but is past his prime now at Texas. Only Darrell Royal coached more wins at University of Texas than Brown.

Looking forward to seeing Nick Saban take the Longhorns´ job to bring them another championship in NCAAF soon. That also would remove Saban from Alabama and the SEC. A win-win! Buh-Bye!
Enjoy the Big 12, Nick! Nice knowin´ ya!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: texaspast, 12/11/2013 1:58:12 PM     (No. 9649820)

I know several Longhorn fans who were rooting for Baylor to beat Texas so Mack Brown would be gone.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird, 12/11/2013 1:59:15 PM     (No. 9649822)

Longhorns love Mack Brown. The campaign to oust him has been ugly and unseemly in light of his stellar record over 16 years. Saban should not have allowed himself to be used this way. Shows little class. No surprise.

Hook ´em, Horns!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Emerson, 12/11/2013 2:01:51 PM     (No. 9649823)

A small cadre of bloggers - notably Wescott Ebert of SB Nation - have been hacking away at Mack Brown. One regent raced off to try to lure Saban to Austin. Amidst all this Brown supporter UT president Powers (a Brown supporter) may have to give in on Brown to save his job.

So much for liberal UT. They´ll never get another Brown.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Emerson, 12/11/2013 2:13:02 PM     (No. 9649837)

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From the article:

Texas lost two of its first three games of this season, but rebounded to go 7-1 in Big 12 play prior to Saturday´s 30-10 loss to league champion Baylor.

Brown´s 158 wins at Texas are the second-most in school history, surpassed only by Hall of Famer Darrell Royal´s 167.


And Saban´s champion team lost to Auburn.

My Auburn nephew will be on the 40 yard line at the Rose Bowl to watch them play in the 2014 National Championship on January 6.

Just a few years ago we watched Mack Brown´s #2 Longhorns win the 2006 National Championship there by beating the #1 USC Trojans.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kofcfn, 12/11/2013 2:29:12 PM     (No. 9649855)

1, Saban and family hav fimly said no to UT.
2. Alabam is raising his salary.
3. only espn has been pushing this

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Reply 6 - Posted by: stevendm, 12/11/2013 2:42:15 PM     (No. 9649875)

Mack Brown obviously is a successful coach but he is a jerk in person.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: kofcfn, 12/11/2013 3:34:09 PM     (No. 9649943)

4, coaches on the chopping block don´t go recruting in different state.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: 1976Ag, 12/11/2013 4:34:38 PM     (No. 9650016)

This is not newsworthy. Just t.u. trying to be relevant.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ivehadit, 12/11/2013 5:09:18 PM     (No. 9650061)

At Alabama, we are complimented at the amount of venom, rage, envy and hostility thrown at the best coach in college football...Nick Saban.

As a point of reference, how many times did the Coach of the (20th) Century lose to AU?
More than 2...

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