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)
Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin congratulates players after a touchdown against Wake Forest in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin congratulates players after a touchdown against Wake Forest in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn
Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin congratulates players after a touchdown against Wake Forest in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy watches his team during the fourth quarter against Texas in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in Austin, Texas. Oklahoma State won 38-13. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)
Preseason Big 12 fave Oklahoma St controls fate
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy watches his team during the fourth quarter against Texas in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in Austin, Texas. Oklahoma State won 38-13. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)
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art briles les miles kevin sumlin jim mora Gus Malzahn
art briles les miles kevin sumlin jim mora Gus Malzahn
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin questions an official during the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. The Dolphins won 34-28. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
Steelers still focused on winning, not 2014
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin questions an official during the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. The Dolphins won 34-28. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
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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