Texas Longhorn’s Football Coach Mack Brown is leaving the team after 16 years.
In an email released Saturday night, Brown said the Longhorn job was the best in the country and that he wants to team to get back to the top of college football.
"I sincerely want it to get back to the top and that's why I am stepping down after the bowl game. I hope with some new energy, we can get this thing rolling again," Brown said.
UT-Austin president Bill Powers and new athletic director Steve Patterson heaped praise on Brown in the release. Patterson said Brown was a, "...tremendous coach, mentor, leader and ambassador for our university and our student-athletes." While Powers simple said, "Mack is just the best and he will be missed."