SB Nation college football pundits Holly Anderson and Spencer Hall ruminate over Mack Brown's admission that he did too much "pouting" after losing the '09 title game, and blames himself for the Longhorns' poor performance in 2010.
Holly: This sounds like one of those stories we would make up to amuse ourselves in the dead center of the offseason on a slow day.
Spencer: How did he "pout"?
Holly: It's Mack. There's always a plan. Was this just a ruse for him to stick out that legendarily sultry lower lip?
Spencer: Don't forget that hip pose he does when he's upset. I just picture him kicking stones down a lonely road.
Holly: Sitting on a split-rail fence and whittling while staring into middle distance.
Spencer: Polishing his solid gold Bevo figurines. All seventy-eight of them. Holly: Then having a good mope while buffing the real Bevo's horns. Quadripeds make excellent listeners.
Spencer: I bet he's a sad eater.
Holly: Building Coaches' Trophy sculptures out of his mashed potatoes at dinner, then flattening them with his fork, then hurriedly asking to be excused from the table?
Spencer: That one makes me sad, both because I now feel bad for Mack, and becauseI am hungry for mashed potatoes and have none.
Holly: Noodling around with his pilot script for a 30-minute multi-camera sitcom called ROOMMATEZ 2, starring Case McCoy and Jaxon Shipley. (Hey, if Cowherd can do it.)
Spencer: Cranking The Dixie Chicks "Wide Open Spaces" as loud as he can, and not even caring what people might think about that.
Holly: That might be rock bottom. We'll know he's back on top of this thing when we get unsourced reports of a streaker on Frank Sherman's front lawn.
Spencer: I like the idea of the new, mean Mack being the old Mack, but in a leather jacket like Sandra Dee at the end of Grease.
Holly: "Tell me about it ... stud."