Mack Brown through the years

Sources: Mack Brown, who united the Texas football program upon his arrival in 1998 and led the Longhorns to their first national title in 35 years, will announce he is stepping down after 16 years as UT's football coach, two high-level sources told Orangebloods.com.
— Rivals.com

Head coach Mack Brown of the North Carolina Tar Heels looks on from the sideline as he watchs a play during the Tar Heels 16-0 victory over the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Mandatory Credit: D

Head coach Mack Brown of the North Carolina Tar Heels looks on from the sideline as he watchs a play during the Tar Heels 16-0 victory over the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Mandatory Credit: Getty Images

Mack Brown, head coach of the North Carolina Tar Heels, before a college football game against the Georgie Tech Yellow Jackets on September 30, 1991 at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

North Carolina Tar Heels head coach Mack Brown looks on during the Gator Bowl against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Jacksonville Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida. North Carolina won the game, 20-13. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello /Allsport

Head coach Mack Brown of the Texas Longhorns lifts the trophy after his teams 10-6 victory over the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the game at Cowboys Stadium on December 5, 2009 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Oklahoma State v Texas

AUSTIN, TX - NOVEMBER 16: Mike gundy, head coach of the Oklahoma State Cowboys, and Mack Brown, head coach the Texas Longhorns, meet at midfield prior to a game at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on November 16, 2013 in Austin, Texas. Oklahoma State won the game 38-13. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Texas v Oklahoma

DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 12: Case McCoy #6 of the Texas Longhorns and head coach Mack Brown of the Texas Longhorns celebrate after the Longhorns beat the Oklahoma Sooners 36-20 at the Cotton Bowl on October 12, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Head Coach Mack Brown of the Texas Longhorns yells at the officials during their game versus the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tar Heels at Kenan Stadium on September 14, 2002 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Texas defeated UNC 52-21. (Photo by Craig Jones/Getty Images)

Texas coach Mack Brown gives the "Hook 'em Horns" sign to the crowd after his team's 31-30 victory over Iowa State in an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Ames, Iowa

Texas coach Mack Brown gives the "Hook 'em Horns" sign to the crowd after his team's 31-30 victory over Iowa State in an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Kansas State v Texas

AUSTIN, TX - SEPTEMBER 21: Head coach Mack Brown pumps his fist after a call was overturned during play against the Kansas State Wildcats at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on September 21, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Head Coach Mack Brown of the Texas Longhorns celebrates on the sidelines during the game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at the Royal-Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. The Longhorns defeated the Cowboys 42-7.Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel /Allsport

Head coach Bob Stoops of the Oklahoma Sooners and head coach Mack Brown of Texas shake hands after the Sooners 65-13 win over the Texas Longhorns at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, TX. Mandatory Credit: Robert Seale/Sporting News/Icon SMI