Nov 10, 2012; Austin, TX, USA; Texas Longhorns head coach Mack Brown coaches against the Iowa State Cyclones in the third quarter at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Texas defeated Iowa State 33-7. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-US PRESSWIRE

Notes From Mack Brown’s Press Conference


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Mack Brown

- The team decided to keep the DKR initials on the helmet for the rest of the season.

- Jordan Hicks is out for the year and will apply for a medical redshirt.

- Nate Boyer won the Disney Spirit Award for most inspirational college football story.

- Mack Brown said it’s tough to play week to week in college football.

- He said that a running game is key to getting better pass protection.

- He also stated that he doesn’t like realignment because it loses traditional matchups but you have to do what’s best for Texas.

- Said that the Thanksgiving football game is to showcase Texas High School Football. I think that is what Thanksgiving football is all about in Texas.

Adrian Phillips

- Says that they understand where they are in the conference title race, but that they have to keep focused and take it one game at a time.

Jonathan Gray

- He is ready for the Thanksgiving football game.

- Says the most important senior to him is Jeremy Hills because he told him how to prepare for the games.

Kenny Vaccaro

- He said it will be a very emotional game and he is very emotional but has to be strong for the team.

- The conference title is what Texas should be in competition for every year according to Kenny.

- He also said that what you learn from Kansas State is you can’t take your opponents lightly.

Alex King

- Said he has kicked about 100 punts during gameday through warmups and game kicks.

- He doesn’t feel that he could do 29 punts, which is the Texas school record, but if he had to, he would hope they were all pooch punts.

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