Austin celebrates ‘Mack and Sally Brown Day’

Texas coach Mack Brown, center, holds up the "Hook' em Horns" sign as he sings the school song following the Valero Alamo Bowl NCAA college football game against Oregon, Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in San Antonio. Oregon won 30-7. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

It’s official, Thursday has been declared “Mack and Sally Brown Day” here in Austin.

Mayor Lee Leffingwell is holding a ceremony in honor of the retired University of Texas football coach at Thursday’s City Council meeting. The Browns will be recognized for their 16 years of service to Austin and the university’s football program.

The Texas State Senate and UT student government will give presentations to celebrate the former coach. will plan to live stream the event. It is scheduled to start about 5:30 p.m. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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