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Its sad to watch what this has become. Texas let it go on for too long fearing ousting a coach that had success. Fans let it go on too long with the thought that he could decide whenever he wanted to leave.
Im sure no one is feeling sorry for us cuz its getting to the point to where its almost laughable.
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Well, shit, I posted in the beginning of the year on your site that he did and was downvoted into oblivion.
Exactly. Let Mack be assistant AD and put him in charge of PR and fund raising.
No not feeling sorry for you. It's self inflicted, would feel bad if someone else was doing it to you. I'm just thankful its not my University.
1st year coach takes a preseason number one team and loses 6 games will tend to bring heat faster than a long term coach who has won 130 games and a national championship. The heat is there and it will show with another subpar year.
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Aggies have to love this. I'm sure they're hoping UT keeps MB there forever. A&M is taking over that state.
why it's time for my ban to be removed from the horns site for saying mack brown sucks
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And mine as well, Barny!!
I've been saying this on this very board for years. If he were anywhere else other than UT or UGA he would have been fired long ago. The guy has lost it
"Because Bama now sucks just like FSU used to suck when we were getting dominated by OU. Does it make sense now?"- Sliger (FSU Fan)
Yes, but the good news is it will change. You are the best job in all of college football. You can go after whomever you want as long as your guys have their checkbooks open. Seriously, who do you want? Go get them. I could recruit Texas at UT and have susses. As soon as you fire him, you will be back in a NC game in 2-3 yeas tops. Mark that down because I'm serious. 2-3 years after he is gone.
Do all those kids qualify for the Mack Brown curse?
GET AT ME
We have a lot of sunshine pumpers. And Bellmont has at least 20 accounts that they use to downvote anyone who says negative things about the program. It's a sick time.
I'm not so sure that Texas won't go after what they originally wanted to happen before they were to chickenshit to make the move when they should have. They wanted Muschamp as their HC and there is no reason to think they won't try for him again.
Problem is that Mack Brown damn well might have a decent enough two or three years after this season. At least good enough to keep their higher ups for firing him. I have a feeling that Gary Patterson will be the next coach at Texas though. I certainly have no inside info on this or anything, but I have a feeling that he is eyeing that job and the reason he hasn't left TCU yet.
while I would coach Boom back at Texas I just don't think he's leaving Florida anytime soon. Just my thoughts on it though.
I do think that Gary Patterson is a viable option. I would be down with that. His defense has always had success even its a bit unconventional as a 4-2-5 but it works.
Patterson would be a GREAT hire for you guys....
Mack is a Quack
More thoughts from closetojumping (a Texas fan):
I realize that a litany of reasons and examples can be cited by everyone as to why they feel that Mack Brown is basically stealing money from the school and not acting in the shareholders’ best interests, but I’ve got a couple of issues that make me want to spit in his face and then pull a moving van into his front yard.
***The Scouting Department***
When asked about taking advantages of the new rules allowing an expanded set of personnel to evaluate talent and provide data and insights to the program on high school and junior college talents, Mack Brown at his press conference and his coaches at the luncheons yesterday have responded with the same milquetoast platitude:
“We’re going to look into it.”
That translates into “We don’t want to do it, so we’re going to delay it as long as we can.”
Lazy managers resting on their laurels loathe one thing more than anything else in their pathetic and wasteful lives – dealing with personnel - the problems, the development, and the growth.
The prospect of building out a new department for the betterment of the organization would excite any hungry, competitive, aggressive manager in a leadership position. As a for instance - Nick Saban, of the same age as Mack Brown, has already built a team out for this project at Bama. They have 20 employees currently on the payroll prepping to be transitioned into this realm as soon as the rules allow.
Apparently, most of the SEC is not far behind, and Ohio State and Michigan are both already staffing up.
“Does Texas have the resources that someone like the mighty Alabama does? “
You bet your ass. Give credit to Mack Brown for not actually being dumb enough and tone deaf enough to cite “resources” as a concern. The guy is an intellectual mediocrity who consistently views his audience as less intelligent than he is, so this is something of a surprise. I assumed he’d be dumb enough to insult us all with the resources line, but someone likely advised him ahead of time that this line wouldn't go over with anyone but his apologists and sycophants, whether on the payroll, part of his family, or in the case of stepson Chris Jessie, both.
So crying poor won’t work, the next option is to play stupid, bully behind the scenes, and expect the subject matter to go away. Brown has no interest in facing the prospect of staffing a new group and gaining from their insights. He might yet wind up being forced to hire a group of this nature, although he likely believes he can dig his heels in and do nothing. You can expect whatever he winds up doing to be utterly half-assed and dickless. If they “build a team”, they’re likely to be small in number, powerless, and they’ll report to a crony, where their reports will dispiritedly go to die. Expect Brian Davis, Mad Dog Madden, Bruce Chambers, or Rucker to be in charge of the group and for their actual access to Brown and staff to be completely limited.
“But Mack Brown is a great CEO for the program!”
This tired statement has been disproven repeatedly. No one great is lazy. No one great is tired. Great is past tense, at best, for the tired and the lazy. Great doesn’t go 5-7. Great doesn’t tolerate the continued failure and mediocrity of Brian Davis or Madden or Manny Diaz.
Mack Brown might have relished the prospect of building a scouting team out 20 years ago. Now, the concept tires him. So, they’re “going to look into it”. I challenge anyone to credibly state what an organization with the reach and resources possessed by Texas is doing with “looking into it” as an answer for something that, when deployed, enables the entities with the most money to win with it through the competitive advantages that it creates. Explaining that they just need more time is as lazy a defense for them as Brown is about addressing it. A well run program should have had a project plan written on the opportunity, with a budget, ahead of the rules getting approved.
What is the money that these assholes are always bragging about in the media and to alumni good for if it is not to be used to drive results on the field? Moneywhip the competition, you inept, dickless clown. It’s the one blunt object at your disposal that an idiot could wield and see results. It’s perfect for someone with the energy and mental capacity of Brown and Dodds.
***The Satellite Camps***
The same exact chorus is sung by the same exact people when it comes to the concept of putting together satellite camps.
The same exact rebuttals to that position apply with satellite camps.
A satellite camp will require planning, travel, effort, and energy. It requires going out and getting what you want.
Mack Brown is currently living in the fantasyland, and selling it to the dipshits who sop it up, that he’d rather just take the recruits who come to him and who profess to bleed orange from day one. He’d rather receive what he’s convinced himself and others that they want. He’s promoting this in the press. He’s having his coaches talk about it at luncheons. The salesman in him understands that this is what the old timers want to hear, and he still thinks that’s good enough. Beyond that, the salesman in him cannot handle the rejection of recruits committing to him and then telling him “see ya” down the line. His solution is to break-up with them first and to take less risk in whom the program pursues in the first place.
Meanwhile, by my early count, 13 schools are hosting satellite camps in Texas this spring. Sure, some of them are Houston and Texas State. Some of them are LSU and Oklahoma.
Fred Akers used to tell the alumni base recruiting for him on behalf of the school (this was a legal practice in the 80’s) that “You have to make them want it.” And then he’d go into some black kid’s house, ask for the ring to be kissed, stumble all over himself with unintentional and ignorant tacitly racist statements. Then he’d watch the players, bought or not, head to his competitors and ultimately whip his team’s ass on the field. Akers was out of touch with his landscape and what was needed to compete by the time he was shown the door. Texas had to get bent over just once before he was tossed. Mack Brown is better insulated, of course. He’s allowed the program to be raped in public on multiple occasions, but it can’t last forever.
Mack Brown has lost every aspect of his skill set and talent that made him a success in the first place. He’s not invigorated by recruiting, he’s not trying to find an edge that will separate his program, he’s not working to attract the best and the brightest. He’s setting the program up to recruit and sign the next batch of Clint Haneys, Dustin Mikschs, Gerald Hansens, and Taylor Doyles. There will be 15 out of 25 in this next class that will be justified by intellectually dishonest or weak followers of the program with the notion that “these are players who wanted to be horns!!!” while not realizing that that is exactly what Texas ATM fans have been mocked for over the last 16 years.
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