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    Mack Brown wins Big XII Coach of the Year; Sims and Smith get all-Big 12 awards

    Last edited by tejasclone; 12-01-2009 at 10:17 AM.

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    Re: Mack Brown wins Big XII Coach of the Year

    Of course he does. I have no beef with Mack Brown, but seriously? Its not hard to be successful when you have everything at your disposal day in and day out. Its not an accomplishment.



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    Re: Mack Brown wins Big XII Coach of the Year

    David Sims wins Defensive Newcomer of the Year and Jesse Smith is first team all-Big 12.

    http://twitter.com/CycloneFB



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    Re: Mack Brown wins Big XII Coach of the Year

    As expected



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    Re: Mack Brown wins Big XII Coach of the Year

    Quote Originally Posted by cardinal&gold View Post
    David Sims wins Defensive Newcomer of the Year and Jesse Smith is first team all-Big 12.

    Cyclone Football (CycloneFB) on Twitter
    I like how the big12 website is making a big deal of releasing the results one at a time at 5 minute intervals, when it looks like the teams already know the results.



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    Re: Mack Brown wins Big XII Coach of the Year

    Completely agree. The man has done so much more with less compared to the rest of the conference.

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    Re: Mack Brown wins Big XII Coach of the Year

    People criticize the fact Brown won the award b/c it's easy to win at UT yet they were average to bad before he came along.


    There was one?

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    Re: Mack Brown wins Big XII Coach of the Year; Sims and Smith get all-Big 12 awards

    Who votes for these things? Isnt it the other coaches in the conference the select this?



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    Re: Mack Brown wins Big XII Coach of the Year; Sims and Smith get all-Big 12 awards

    Who votes on these things?



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    Re: Mack Brown wins Big XII Coach of the Year

    Quote Originally Posted by josh777 View Post
    People criticize the fact Brown won the award b/c it's easy to win at UT yet they were average to bad before he came along.
    Its coach of the year, not coach of the tenure.



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    Re: Mack Brown wins Big XII Coach of the Year; Sims and Smith get all-Big 12 awards

    The more I think about it, the more I realize Rhoads really didn't do a TON to deserve it. Yeah we got to 6 wins, but how far were we from that last year? Not very far (see: Colorado, UNLV, Iowa, Kansas State, Kansas) and we returned essentially the whole team.



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    Re: Mack Brown wins Big XII Coach of the Year; Sims and Smith get all-Big 12 awards

    I would vote for Brown probably too. The guy was 12-0 in the Big 12 south.

    Congrats to Jesse Smith for capping off a great career as a Cyclone!

    cant wait to have Sims back out there next year. Now all we have to do is find one more Defensive newcomer of the year for next year (somewhere in the front 7) :)



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    Re: Mack Brown wins Big XII Coach of the Year

    Quote Originally Posted by josh777 View Post
    People criticize the fact Brown won the award b/c it's easy to win at UT yet they were average to bad before he came along.
    Yeah a million years ago. Now its just year after year. No real surprise there. There are other coaches who are now improving abysmal teams and they dont get the praise.



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    Re: Mack Brown wins Big XII Coach of the Year

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    Ah... ya know, we might be really off on our criticism.

    The man did win one more game than last season. And a rousing three more than two seasons ago.

    I mean, what a job! Tough to do on a 100MM budget.
    So because he has always been successful, that means he shouldn't get it this year? Since when is 6-6 in the north better than 12-0 in the south?

    With your logic Steve Nash shouldn't have won his second MVP because his stats weren't any better then the previous year. Doesn't matter that the stats are great and he played awesome that year.



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    Re: Mack Brown wins Big XII Coach of the Year; Sims and Smith get all-Big 12 awards

    Mack deserved the award but props to PR



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