Coaching candidates for the post-Mack Brown era at Texas

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Mack Brown officially resigned as Texas' head football coach on Saturday – one day after Nick Saban signed an extension to stay at Alabama. Saban would have been Texas' No. 1 target, so who will the Longhorns now try to hire?

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2012, file photo, Texas coach Mack Brown calls for a timeout during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia in Austin, Texas. Brown has stepped down as coach and that the Alamo Bowl against Oregon on Dec. 30 will be his last game with the Longhorns, the school announced Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/ Eric Gay, File)
Brown says he wasn't meeting his own standard
FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2012, file photo, Texas coach Mack Brown calls for a timeout during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia in Austin, Texas. Brown has stepped down as coach and that the Alamo Bowl against Oregon on Dec. 30 will be his last game with the Longhorns, the school announced Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/ Eric Gay, File)
Louisville coach Charlie Strong shouts instructions to his team late in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Memphis in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)
Louisville coach Charlie Strong shouts instructions to his team late in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Memphis in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013
Louisville coach Charlie Strong shouts instructions to his team late in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Memphis in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)
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art briles les miles kevin sumlin jim mora Gus Malzahn
art briles les miles kevin sumlin jim mora Gus Malzahn
OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Former head coach of the Oakland Raiders and now ESPN Monday Night Football Analyst Jon Gruden looks on during pre-game warm ups before an NFL football game between the New Orleans Saints and Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on November 18, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
New Orleans Saints v Oakland Raiders
OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Former head coach of the Oakland Raiders and now ESPN Monday Night Football Analyst Jon Gruden looks on during pre-game warm ups before an NFL football game between the New Orleans Saints and Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on November 18, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
art briles les miles kevin sumlin jim mora Gus Malzahn
art briles les miles kevin sumlin jim mora Gus Malzahn
art briles les miles kevin sumlin jim mora Gus Malzahn
OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Former head coach of the Oakland Raiders and now ESPN Monday Night Football Analyst Jon Gruden looks on during pre-game warm ups before an NFL football game between the New Orleans Saints and Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on November 18, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
New Orleans Saints v Oakland Raiders
OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Former head coach of the Oakland Raiders and now ESPN Monday Night Football Analyst Jon Gruden looks on during pre-game warm ups before an NFL football game between the New Orleans Saints and Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on November 18, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
art briles les miles kevin sumlin jim mora Gus Malzahn
art briles les miles kevin sumlin jim mora Gus Malzahn
art briles les miles kevin sumlin jim mora Gus Malzahn
OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Former head coach of the Oakland Raiders and now ESPN Monday Night Football Analyst Jon Gruden looks on during pre-game warm ups before an NFL football game between the New Orleans Saints and Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on November 18, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
New Orleans Saints v Oakland Raiders
OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Former head coach of the Oakland Raiders and now ESPN Monday Night Football Analyst Jon Gruden looks on during pre-game warm ups before an NFL football game between the New Orleans Saints and Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on November 18, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

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