Mack Brown is getting a chair endowed in his name. The University of Texas is going to endow the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs to be part of the university's Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law.
Global Affairs? Dude doesn't even recruit out of state. Why not the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Border Security?
But seriously, it's an honor. The athletics department has already kicked in $500,000 toward the $2 million goal.
Joe Paterno will be the keynote speaker at a fundraising event in Austin on May 16. Paterno will speak at 4pm and then an early bird special will be served at 4:30.