Mack Brown is coming back to coach football at UNC

Kirby Lee- USA Today Sports

Mack Brown has agreed to terms to become the next head coach at North Carolina, a source tells ESPN, pending approval by the university's board. Fedora had a 45-43 mark across seven seasons with the Tar Heels, a tenure that was highlighted by an 11-win season and ACC Coastal championship in 2015 and the rewriting of almost every offensive record in program history. In his seven seasons leading the Tar Heels, Fedora produced a 45-43 record. From 1988 to 1997, Brown led the Tar Heels to a record of 69-46-1.

During a successful 16-year run at Texas, Brown his teams to 158 wins and a National Championship in 2005, when the Longhorns beat University of Southern California 41-38 and quarterback Vince Young was named Most Valuable Player.

Ticket prices for next season's opener were recently announced with prices for Gamecock Club members starting from $59.

North Carolina is going back in time with their new coaching hire. After starting out with a pair of 1-10 seasons, Brown led the program to a 67-25-1 mark over his final eight campaigns. He has worked for ESPN and ABC sports for the last several years since leaving Texas following the 2013 season.

Brown will be introduced as the Tar Heels' head football coach at a noon press conference. The Tar Heels won just five games combined over the last two seasons, finishing with 3-9 and 2-9 records in 2017 and 2018, respectively.

Brown, of course, coached North Carolina for 10 seasons in the 1980s and 1990s. He was selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame this past January.

Since he left Texas, Brown has entered into broadcasting and is now a college football analyst for ESPN.

Brown also has been a head coach at Tulane, as well as an assistant at Florida State, Southern Mississippi, Memphis State, Iowa State, Louisiana State (LSU) and Oklahoma.

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