Tom Hicks: 'Passion' for Mack Brown

Updated: September 28, 2013, 10:11 AM ET
Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas -- A top University of Texas booster who arranged a telephone conversation with Alabama coach Nick Saban's agent says the talk lasted 45 minutes.

Tom Hicks, who also is a former University of Texas System regent, told the Austin American-Statesman this week about the January telephone call between him and Saban agent Jimmy Sexton. He and Regent Wallace Hall Jr. probed Sexton on whether Saban would be interested in succeeding Mack Brown as Texas football coach. Hall insisted ...

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