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Mack Brown voted in to College Football Hall of Fame

Former Texas football head coach Mack Brown, who has the second-highest number of victories by any coach in program history will be inducted in December in to the National Football Foundation’s College Football Hall of Fame (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale

AUSTIN, Texas — Former University of Texas football head coach will be inducted Dec. 4 into the National Football Foundation’s College Football Hall of Fame in New York City, according to the NFF.

Brown will be the 22nd inductee with UT ties, and the third former Texas coach, joining Dana Bible and Darrell Royal.

“As a lifelong fan of college football and having attended the National Football Foundation's College Football Hall of Fame event so many times over the years,” Brown said, “this is an honor I could never have imagined and absolutely a dream come true.

"It's very difficult to put into words what it means to me and my family … To have been blessed to play the game for many years, then continue as a coach for 40 years, I was so fortunate to work with thousands of unbelievable student-athletes and amazing staff members. It was absolutely a labor of love … It's truly a special honor and one that my family and I will forever cherish."

Brown compiled a career coaching record of