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UPDATED AGAIN: Nick Saban staying put, but Chip Brown was right about Mack Brown

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Steak Snabler, Dec 10, 2013.

  1. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Figured this deserved its own thread, given the Saban speculation:

    https://twitter.com/ChipBrownOB/status/410488283731214336

     
  2. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Re: Mack Brown stepping down at Texas, per Orangebloods.com

    I'll be curious how many college and NFL coaches say in the next 48 hours, "I have not been contacted for the Texas job. I am fully committed to staying at (Alabama, Auburn, Florida State, Baylor, A&M, Oklahoma State, Stanford, the Ravens, the Seahawks...).
     
  3. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    Re: Mack Brown stepping down at Texas, per Orangebloods.com

    Surely Saban's a done deal, right?
     
  4. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Re: Mack Brown stepping down at Texas, per Orangebloods.com

    Saban lost on purpose.

    /RivalsBamaBoards
     
  5. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Re: Mack Brown stepping down at Texas, per Orangebloods.com

    I don't think he'll leave for another college job, but if he does, this would be the only one that would make sense on any level.
     
  6. bumpy mcgee

    bumpy mcgee Well-Known Member

    Re: Mack Brown stepping down at Texas, per Orangebloods.com

    Just in case, Iowa better be safe and give Kirk Ferentz another undeserved raise.
     
  7. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Re: Mack Brown stepping down at Texas, per Orangebloods.com

    Quite possibly the most overrated coach of our lifetime.
     
  8. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Re: Mack Brown stepping down at Texas, per Orangebloods.com

    Orangebloods story is up:

    http://texas.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1585894
     
  9. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Re: Mack Brown stepping down at Texas, per Orangebloods.com

    Some guys just have a wanderlust, get antsy ... and Saban is already two years beyond anywhere else he has ever been. I understand that a lot of that was because he was climbing the ladder, and there doesn't seem to be a higher rung than Alabama. ?But I also think seven years in one place, to a guy like that, can really wear him down.

    Coaches are weird dudes.
     
  10. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Re: Mack Brown stepping down at Texas, per Orangebloods.com

    And, also, money.
     
  11. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Re: Mack Brown stepping down at Texas, per Orangebloods.com

    And nobody fits that stereotype better than Saban. Alabama is supposed to be down (by its standards) next season, so if you're ever going to make a move, now would be the time.

    The thought of winning titles at three schools might appeal to Saban and might be enough for him to join the "greatest ever" conversation, even though he's probably already in the mix.
     
  12. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Re: Mack Brown stepping down at Texas, per Orangebloods.com

    I was going to say that as part of my "weird dudes" comment. They get into a line of work that pays less than nothing, and every one of those guys will tell you that was when they were at their happiest, and then they start moving around for incremental increases to what is already more money than their great-grandchildren will ever get to the bottom of. And they themselves don't bother to take any enjoyment of it either.

    A little strange.
     
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