Skip to main content

Mack Brown Reveals Only 3 Places His Wife Would Let Him Coach

A closeup of Texas Longhorns football coach Mack Brown.

Mack Brown , Head coach of the Texas Longhorns. The Texas Longhorns defeat the Texas A&M Aggies 46-15 at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. (Photo by Tom Hauck/Getty Images)

Mack Brown has returned to college football following a five-year absence from the sideline. The former Texas head coach has been hired at North Carolina to replace Larry Fedora. The Tar Heels are officially announcing the hire this afternoon.

The former Longhorns' head coach revealed in his press conference today that he had interviewed for several head coaching positions in recent years.

Brown's wife, though, was only going to let him coach in three places, he joked.

Those three places:

  • Hawaii
  • The Bahamas
  • Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Brown, of course, coached at North Carolina before leaving for the Texas job. His family is obviously very familiar with the area and there are few college towns better than Chapel Hill.

This hiring has drawn some criticism from some, but it should be fun to see what Brown can do with the Tar Heels in the coming years.