According to a Sports Illustrated report, a University of Texas official is suggesting this could be Mack Brown’s last season as head coach. This doesn’t come as a surprise considering the rumors surrounding Nick Saban and Texas, but is the first indication that they could be considering splitting with Brown even if it doesn’t mean Nick Saban coming to Austin.
“If [Texas-OU is] like the last couple years, the gig is up,” the official told SI. “If [Brown] rallied and came back and won out, I still think there would be a possibility he’d still resign. I’m not sure he wants to work for another athletic director. My guess is this is his last season.”
Texas is coming into the Red River Rivalry game against the Oklahoma Sooners on a three game losing streak. The Longhorns have been blown out in the last two losses, 55-17 and 63-21. Since the 2000 season, Brown has a 4-9 record against the Oklahoma hand has surrendered over 60 points to Oklahoma on three different occasions.
The Texas Athletic Department is in a lot of turmoil despite being the highest earning a