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Mack Brown
Mack Brown

Mack Brown comes from a long line of coaches but has made his own mark in college football, directing the prestigious Texas Longhorns football program since 1998. His record at Texas is 133-34 and he has a lifetime record of 219-80-1. Born in Cookeville, Tennessee, Brown was a running back in college, playing for Vanderbilt and then Florida State. He started his coaching career as a studen…

Date of Birth: August 27, 1951


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Mack Brown

"Don't let this be the best thing that ever happens in your life. Maybe it'll be the best sports event, but don't let it be the best thing. Make sure you're a better father than this today. Make sure you're a better husband than this today. Because this goes away. ... It's a game." Mack Brown
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"It's a possible 14-point swing and, for sure, a 10-point swing, ... Greg Davis did a really great job of getting two plays called at the line of scrimmage. He called it before they could get into position." Mack Brown
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"Having two great quarterbacks is not a problem, ... It's a good situation, and I've been there. Everybody talks about, 'Which one is going to play?' But the truth is, both of them are really good and can win." Mack Brown
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"That says a lot about the history of the two schools and the games. People have told me that the two schools are very similar. They are two of the biggest state institutions in the country, both very good academic schools and are in the capital (cities). We each have a lot of fans and a lot of talk and publicity about football. (Football) is really important at both places." Mack Brown
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Games   

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"I knew him when I was a young coach. I admired him for what he stood for. He taught coaches how to win championships with class and dignity." Mack Brown
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"I told him he was the luckiest human being in the world," Mack Brown
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"He said, 'Your biggest problem is making football important again at Texas.' It had not been good for a while." Mack Brown
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Football   

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"I was not surprised that he was disappointed. I thought people were really foolish to think a person at 21 years old wouldn't be disappointed if he was standing up there and someone announced he didn't win the Heisman." Mack Brown
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People   

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"Because they're old. They're my age. Today, in a head-on battle, it's no contest. But on that stage, at that time, they were the best team in the country. And they always will be. And that's what this team is trying to be for the 2005 season." Mack Brown
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Age And Aging   

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"He's one of the great players to ever play college football. He was the best player on any team this year. If he comes back, he's got a great chance to win the Heisman next year." Mack Brown
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College   

Mack Brown

"I took the media guide and showed our players all the great All-Americans and all the Heisman Trophy winners at Ohio State so they would appreciate the history at the school. I showed them a picture of Coach Hayes because I knew he would be honored there. I want them to know what's going on. I told them when they're 54, they'll look back on this as a great moment in their lives and that they need to play good and they need to win." Mack Brown
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"You never know how your team will respond to a stage like this. ... So many times teams in this setting try to be someone they're not because they do want to win so badly that they start taking on a personality that they think they have to have. Our team is good enough to win if we are just us." Mack Brown
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"Don't you think you'll be the guy to just walk out there and run down the field and kill everybody. That's not the way it happens. Play within the system. Be smart." Mack Brown
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"Somebody asked me if we win the national championship and he leaves, what will I do? I will kiss him. That hasn't happened yet." Mack Brown
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"John's a great coach, ... He's done a great job wherever he's been. But Steve Spurrier's from Johnson City, Tenn., and Lloyd Carr's from Tennessee, so you can compare me to them, too." Mack Brown
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"This is the best spring we've had. It's the first time we've redone our offense, and I like our package right now." Mack Brown
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"I told him he was the luckiest human being in the world. He just said, 'Coach, I love you and thank you for bringing me to Texas." Mack Brown
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Love   

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"It's been a fun year so far. We just want to keep it going. One thing I've learned at Texas, we've been playing football for 112 years and there were expectations 112 years ago. It hasn't changed." Mack Brown
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Fun   

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"I think it sent the message, ... that this team was going to play with confidence and be aggressive the rest of the day." Mack Brown
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Confidence   

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"He HAD to move to receiver." Mack Brown
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"There's a few more requests for autographs and handshakes." Mack Brown
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