Mack Brown earns high honor

Austin Laymance

 Texas football head coach Mack Brown has been voted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Brown and nine others constitute the 2011 class, which includes Masters champion Fred Couples and Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith.

Rounding out the TSHOF class are Texas A&M women’s basketball head coach and national champion Gary Blair, Heisman Trophy winner Andre Ware of Houston, NFL great Bubba Smith, Aggies All-American softball great Shawn Andaya, Texas Tech All-American wide receiver Dave Parks, eight-time high school state champion football head coach G.A. Moore and the late Green Bay Packers and Rice great Tobin Rote.

The inductees will be honored at a banquet in Waco in February.