Mack Brown

Big 12 Week 7 Preview and Predictions

The Red River Rivalry is a rite of passage of sorts in the college football season.

The weather is beginning to turn. The championship races are starting to take shape. And traditionally, this is when the Big 12 finds its frontrunner.

Although both teams are 2-0 in the league, this is the third time in the last  10 seasons either Texas or Oklahoma has entered the game unranked. The Longhorns have been the bigger offender, arriving to the State Fair of Texas unranked in two of the last three years.

Texas Extends Mack Brown, Means Absolutely Nothing

Coaching contract extensions are basically worthless in the modern college football arena.
<p> Coaching contract extensions are basically worthless in the modern college football arena.</p>

-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter)

Texas’ Board of Regents met yesterday to extend head football coach Mack Brown’s contract to 2020. The move was an effort to quell rumors of Brown’s potential exit from the 40 Acres — be it by retirement, resignation or firing.

College Football: By the Numbers

Our daily countdown will take us right up to kickoff on September 1.
<p> Are you as ready for college football to start as we are at Athlon? Our daily countdown will take us right up to kickoff on September 1.&nbsp;</p>

By Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman on Twitter)

Are you as ready for college football to start as we are at Athlon? Our daily countdown will take us right up to kickoff on September 1. Some days our number might represent an All-American player, a great stat or just something fun about the game we all love.

Days Until College Football: 1

College Football Coaching Alignment Chart

Where do some of the biggest college coaches fall on the alignment chart?
<p> Where do some of the biggest college coaches fall on the alignment chart?</p>

Alignment charts have been a popular staple on the Internet for a while. (Who doesn't like to break anything down to a nice chart?) So we thought we'd take a look to how some of the biggest coaching names in college football--like Joe Paterno, Mack Brown, Les Miles, Jim Tressel and Lane Kiffin--fit in. Enjoy.