Mack Brown gets buyout, big salary
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas said Wednesday it has agreed to pay former coach Mack Brown $2.75 million that would have been owed him if he had been fired, and place him in a one-year, $500,000 job as a special assistant to the president for athletics.
Both options had been part of Brown's original contract in separate clauses in case of termination or resignation. Brown announced on Dec. 14 that he would step down after Texas' bowl game and called it a "mutual" decision between himself, school ...
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