Larry Brown must recruit to succeed

Landing athletes from DFW area is key to putting SMU program back together

Updated: April 24, 2012, 4:50 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas -- Larry Brown won his introductory news conference, which should surprise no one since this is his fourth college coaching job to go with the nine NBA jobs he's had.

Still, he seemed more than comfortable with the notion that he's in charge of a college program for the first time since 1988.

He poked fun at his age, which he should since he's 71. And he joked about struggling to send and receive text messages, a necessity in today's high-tech world of college ...

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