Former Texas head coach Mack Brown shares a story as he and wife Sally Brown were honored by the City of Austin and Texas during a proclamation ceremony held at Austin's City Hall in Austin, Texas, on Thursday, January 30, 2014. (RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

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Mack Brown receives NFF Distinguished American Award

Posted May 9th, 2016

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Former Texas football coach Mack Brown received the Distinguished American Award at the National Football Foundation Austin Chapter Scholar-Athlete Banquet on Monday at the Erwin Center.

The award is given only when a deserving candidate emerges and its requirements are a lifetime interest in football as well as leadership qualities and contributions to the betterment of amateur football.

Past winners include coaches Darrell Royal and Tom Landry.

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Brown, who led Texas to the 2005 national title, was a head coach of 30 years before leaving Texas after the 2013 season.

 

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