The college football world was caught by surprise on Saturday night when the news broke about Texas coach Mack Brown's resignation on Twitter. And as is always the case in situations like this, there were plenty of reactions covering a range of emotions.
Here are some of the best reactions the Eye on College Football could find.
"Nice timing, bro." - The Heisman— Adam Kramer (@KegsnEggs) December 15, 2013
I think someday there could be a fascinating 30 for 30 on the 2013 Texas Longhorns and the exit of Mack Brown.— Bruce Feldman (@BFeldmanCBS) December 15, 2013
The events of the last six days in Austin/NY would make for a great book.— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerCBS) December 15, 2013
Mack Brown did a remarkable job, but never recovered from the 2009 loss to Alabama. No way did he want Saban to be his successor. Well done.— Tim Brando (@TimBrando) December 15, 2013
Words won't do justice for what Coach Brown was to UT and its program. His legacy won't be measured in wins but the lives he touched #HookEM— Franklin Okam (@98Nightmare) December 15, 2013
It's just a shame former Texas Coach-in-Waiting Will Muschamp didn't stick around to assume his rightful throne.— Dougg Nog (@CaptainAnnoying) December 15, 2013
They won't have Mack to kick around but new guy at Texas has big shoes to fill: 158-47, a national title and 10 bowl wins in 16 years.— Erick Smith (@erick_smith) December 15, 2013
Mack Brown drunkenly crashes Heisman ceremony, talks about chicken fingers being underrated for 15 minutes.— GOOD KING SPENCESLAS (@edsbs) December 15, 2013
As class acts go, Mack Brown belongs on the front row of the team photo. In time, even his critics will appreciate how good of a coach he is— Gene Wojciechowski (@GenoEspn) December 15, 2013
You can say your coach wouldn't take the Texas job but your coach would totally take the Texas job.— Tom Fornelli (@TomFornelli) December 15, 2013
next season on the Bachelor: Texas tries to find its soulmate. someone who really knows how to win at love. and bowl games.— Lana Berry (@Lana) December 15, 2013
He's the best ever. All the respect I have goes to coach Brown and his family. #foreveralonghorn— Jake Oliver (@joliver_6) December 15, 2013
Big 12 coaches I have spoken w fear that Art Briles will get the job, "He'd crush everyone if he gets the job" "Might never lose".— FootballScoop Staff (@footballscoop) December 15, 2013
FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEDOM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!— @BarkingCarnival (@BarkingCarnival) December 15, 2013