Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown gets big raise

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas coach Mack Brown is now a $5 million


With the Longhorns playing for the BCS national championship,

school officials said Wednesday they have restructured his contract

to raise his annual salary from $3 million to $5 million.

Brown was to receive a one-time $2 million payment early next

year and school officials have now built that into the life of his

contract, which runs through 2016. The length of the contract has

not changed.

Texas plays Alabama on Jan. 7 at the Rose Bowl for the BCS