We were told Texas would have coaches clamoring to fill the vacancy in Austin. We were told Texas would have their pick of the litter. Maybe we were fooled.
Texas has been turned down by potential targets Art Briles of Baylor and Jim Mora of UCLA. This news comes after the idea of hiring Nick Saban failed to come to fruition and Gus Malzahn of Auburn and Mark Dantonio of Michigan State appearing to be comfortable in their current positions as well. Luring an NFL coach back to the college game? Forget it.
Maybe Texas rushed to the decision to fire Mack Brown, and the program would have been better off going through one more year with Brown in charge.