Mack Brown reportedly returning as North Carolina coach

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North Carolina fired Larry Fedora on Sunday morning after a 2-9 record this season.

According to Inside Carolina, North Carolina plans to hire Mack Brown as its next football coach. InsideCarolina reports that Brown will return to coaching and lead the Tar Heels next season.

Texas football could be impacted any number of ways by some of the recent coaching news happening around the Power Five conferences.

UNC Head Coach Mack Brown (left) and College Football Television Commentator Kirk Herbstreit pose in front of picturesque Kenan Stadium, home of the Tar Heels since 1927. Those Longhorns teams went 158-48 in Brown's tenure; on two occasions Texas played in the national title game.

Head coach Mack Brown of the Texas Longhorns arrives at Cotton Bowl as the Longhorns prepare to take on the Oklahoma Sooners on October 12, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. Fedora's fate may have been determined prior to Saturday's regular season finale against NC State, thanks in part to Cunningham and North Carolina having the next move already lined up. Over his final two seasons in Chapel Hill, Brown's UNC squads went a combined 20-3.

The 67-year-old, who won the national championship in 2005 with Vince Young as his quarterback, is now working as an analyst at ESPN. In a 29-year career as a head coach, which began with a one-year run at Appalachian State in 1983, Brown has a career-record of 244-122.

He had his biggest success with the Longhorns, winning the national championship in 2005 with Vince Young as his quarterback. He has worked for ESPN and ABC sports for the last several years since leaving Texas following the 2013 season. Brown was most recently a college football commentator for ESPN.

UNC (re-) introduces Mack Brown as head football coach and Jeff Gravley is there. He is set for induction in the College Football Hall of Fame next week.

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