Now with Mack Brown officially announcing his retirement, and a committee of boosters on the team to find a new coach, the story all around Texas football is, "What's Next?" or really, "Who's Next?"
But questions still linger to those who are true UT fans, worried about not only a football program but an embattled President, a Chancellor avoiding perjury, and a Board of Regents so hellbent on hiring Nick Saban, the rumors still won't die.
One day Mack Brown was emphatically denying the non-stop rumors that his retirement was eminent, in lock-step with the new athletic director and President Bill Powers, and the next day he is holding a presser about his retirement announcement. Whatever caused such a drastic and dramatic shift -- no matter what your thoughts are on Mack Brown and his job performance -- can only bring more questions to the security of any high profile job at UT.
Thursday December 12, the UT Board of Regents met to discuss the future of President Powers and his job performance. After hours of closed door deliberations the Chancellor made a statement both condemning and commending Powers, ultimately declaring that the President's job is secure, for now. The very next day it was confirmed that Mack Brown was to retire and a press conference was held December 14th.
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