Texas insider Chip Brown wrote earlier this week that Mack would retire. He didn't. Chip Brown then got killed on Twitter. So he wrote this today on how Mack had executed a masterful political power play to save his job.
And then hours later (but seconds before I wrote this) . . . BOOM:
Mack Brown has informed the team and recruits of his resignation He will coach the bowl game.
— Longhorn Network (@LonghornNetwork) December 15, 2013
Longhorn Network don't lie. And it is official. Edit: Brown would later say, "The program is being pulled in different directions."
Mack Brown, when he was first hired by Texas 16 years ago. pic.twitter.com/8jv0EAC0DX
— Jake Trotter (@Jake_Trotter) December 15, 2013
The Evil Empire has standards. This does not measure up:
He probably does this year.