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‘We’re planning on winning next year’: Mack Brown agrees to 5-year, $17.5 million deal to coach North Carolina

Posted November 27th, 2018


Mack is back. In Carolina Blue.

Twenty-one years after leaving North Carolina for the Texas coaching position, Mack Brown was introduced today as the next Tarheel football coach. Athletic director Bubba Cunningham called Mack “the most positive, most enthusiastic coach I’ve ever met in my life” before officially bringing Brown up to the dais to speak to the gathered crowd.

Some highlights of the press conference:

Brown has agreed to a five-year, $17.5 million contract with the university. Details include payment from Nike, Learfield (for personal services) and $50,000 per year for personal expenses:

On where his wife Sally said he could coach if he went back into the profession:

What he wants to initially tell the North Carolina players:

Mack’s thoughts on his potential staff:

His thoughts on the North Carolina athletics department:

Mack, on how long he’ll be at North Carolina:

Mack, on his children as UNC fans and hoops coach Roy Williams:

Mack, on some of his philosophies:






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