The Longhorns are winning football games on the football field. The Horns are 6-2, and 5-0 in the Big 12 conference. Their 36-20 neutering of Oklahoma in the Red River Thingy changes everything, from their record to the way we view that team.
Your own team is screwing up your chances of landing the greatest coach in the history of sport - Mr. Sunshine, Nick Saban.
Other than the season-finale at No. 6 Baylor on December 7 in Waco, there is a good chance UT can win nine regular season games; the game against No. 14 Oklahoma State is in Austin, so don't rule this out.
The Horns can very well finish with 10 wins this season, which makes dumping Mack nearly a mathematical impossibility.
Brown's job security is back in play after the University of Texas hired former Arizona State athletic director Steve Patterson to replace DeLoss Dodds; Chip Brown of OrangeBloods.com reported that Mack Brown learned of this move via Twitter. You would think a head football coach in good standing would learn of such moves with a phone call, text or email from a university official.
BTW - Mr. Kirk Bohls of the Austin American Statesman reported that Brown said that he did NOT hear about Patterson's hiring via Twitter.
Saban has a track-record of lying about jobs (LSU, Miami Dolphins) so if he decided to leave again for a bigger check and one last challenge it would not be a big surprise. He is the king of college football, and to restore the likes of LSU, Alabama and Texas to national standing might be a fun feather. Plus, living in Austin with lots of money isn't horrible.
The "problem", if you are a UT fan, is that your team is winning. Every win makes getting rid of Mack, if that's your choice, that much harder.
Given the way his team is playing, and the remaining schedule, makes it hard to envision he won't be the head coach in 2014.
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