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Latest Mack Brown Items
Speaking to reporters for the first time since multiple published reports this week indicated that he might step down, Brown said he has yet to talk with new Texas athletic director Steve Patterson and university President Bill Powers about the job he's held since 1998.
There has been speculation about Brown's future in Austin since even before the season started, and it became rampant after blowout losses to BYU and Mississippi in September.
Texas Athletic Director Steve Patterson says no decision has been made about the future of Longhorns coach Mack Brown.
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.
In what became a de facto Big 12 championship game after Oklahoma State's loss, Bryce Petty threw for 287 yards with touchdown passes on the first drives after halftime and the Bears beat No. 23 Texas 30-10 on Saturday in the final game at Floyd Casey Stadium after 64 seasons.
Texas coach Mack Brown has had a running joke all week: He is the only coach in America playing for a conference championship while also shrugging off speculation that he could be replaced.
The Big 12 will have its own championship Saturday, even without a title game.
The race to the national championship game has been well defined.
Nick Saban says he remains "very committed to the University of Alabama" and disputed an account of his agent's conversation with Texas early this year.