Remembering Leon Black – University of Texas Athletics

Written by on October 15, 2021

In the book "One Heartbeat, A Philosophy of Teamwork, Life and Leadership," Mack Brown's final words are about coaching, and this is what he said: "When it's all over, your career will not be judged by the money you made or the championships you won.  It will be measured by the lives you touched.

"And that is why we coach."

This is a story of Leon Black, a coach and former basketball player who passed away Tuesday at the age of 89. For the majority of 70 of those 89 years, he was . . .



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