"I think that there is, I would say, excitement more than pressure," Brown said. "Got 19 of 22 starters back. We have got a chance to get the program back to a top-level program. And with what's happening right now, keep it there.
"We had to go through a process here of getting it back, and I think we are headed back in the right direction and we have shown that over the last two years, and I think we'll see more progress this year," he added.
Mack Brown is optimistic about 2013. [ESPN]
Texas is not soft. [Dallas Morning News]
Around the Big 12
The Big 12 basketball coaching talent is extraordinary. [Big 12 Sports]
Ex-Bear Tarrance Galloway is avery smart, very level-headed guy. [YNN]
A Morgantown restaurant names a menu item in honor of Dana Holgorsen. [SB Nation]
Alabama is the new Joneses. [AL.com]
Did everyone get the memo? The Mountain West is not pleased with the NCAA. [CBS Sports]
The Miami case could be pivotal in the future of the NCAA. [SI]
How will the current lawsuits against the NCAA impact the organization's future? [Business of College Sports]
Things aren't looking good for Lance Armstrong. [WSJ]
Just another day in NCAA news. [SI
A Heisman trophy winner can take classes on campus and everyone acts normal. [CBS Sports]
Aggies....so they know we still care.
Here's the future of Kyle Field. [San Antonio Express-News]
Is Johnny Football a 2%er? [Dallas Morning News]
Johnny Manziel's corporation just filed a trademark infringement lawsuit. [SI]
Only in Texas
Don't have an accident in Missouri City. [Texas Monthly]