MACK BROWN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mack Brown: Texas helped by 'Jerry Springer Show’ in 2005

Had it not been for “The Jerry Springer Show,” Vince Young and the Texas Longhorns may not have beaten USC to be crowned national champions in 2005. In a recent interview for CBS Sports’ oral history of the 2005 BCS National Championship Game, former Texas coach Mack Brown spoke about his lack of experience at the time on that big of a stage. The night before the game, Brown...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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

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 chron.com. FoxSports.com’s Bruce Feldman reported Monday that “well-connected SMU brass” are very interested in pursuing Brown...
Via AAC Football Fever
September 30, 2014  |  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. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans fans buy billboard to bid farewell to Brown

Via msn.foxsports.com
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."
Via Gamedayr
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 OrangeBloods.com said Brown would resign before week’s end the week of Dec. 9. At […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 24, 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 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 Orangebloods.com.
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...
Via Football Nation
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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