After two months spent mostly bludgeoning each other into submission, coaches in the Big 12 are starting to cast a wary eye toward the NCAA tournament.
Texas will pay Mack Brown $2.75 million that would have been owed him if he had been fired, and place him in a $500,000 per year job as a special assistant to the president for athletics.
Texas coach Charlie Strong barely had a month to accept his new job, move to Austin and somehow hold together the Longhorns’ 2014 recruiting class after Mack Brown’s sudden departure after 16 years.
New Texas coach Charlie Strong may be happy to have the job, but he certainly doesn’t like what he’s seen from the Longhorns the last four years: No Big 12 titles and at least four losses every season.
Any UT-branded merchandise sold by official licensees, such as Nike, must first be approved by the university, Westemeier said. That would include Strong memorabilia.
A billionaire donor to the University of Texas says the hire of new football coach Charlie Strong was like a “kick in the face.”
Jameis Winston says he jokes with Jimbo Fisher about speculation the coach will leave Florida State for Texas, and says if it happens he’d want to go, too.
At Texas, several university regents and a former regent were involved in a meeting with Saban’s agent last January to gauge the coach’s interest in coming to Texas.
Longhorns sources are saying that University of Texas football coach Mack Brown is stepping down after the Alamo Bowl.
Mack Brown’s attorney says the Texas coach has not resigned, denying a report that his client was ready to step down after 16 seasons with the Longhorns.
It is the final game after 64 seasons at Floyd Casey Stadium, where the Bears are 5-0 against Top 25 teams the past three seasons and have won nine straight games since October 2012.
Case McCoy passed for two touchdowns and ran for another and Texas kept its Big 12 title hopes alive Thursday night with a 41-16 win over Texas Tech.