Watson Brown loses record 200th

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Sunday, September 28, 2014
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Tennessee Tech's Watson Brown has become the first coach in NCAA football history to lose 200 games.

Northern Iowadefeated Tennessee Tech 50-7 on Saturday, dropping Brown's career coaching record to 128-200-1. Brown entered Saturday tied with Amos Alonzo Stagg for most losses among coaches with at least 10 seasons.

Brown, the older brother of former Texas coach and current ESPN analyst Mack Brown, previously has coached atUAB,Vanderbilt,Rice,CincinnatiandAustin Peay.

He is in his 29th season coaching overall. Stagg, by comparison, coached 57.

The only score in Saturday's loss for the Golden Eagles (1-3) came on an 84-yard run by Radir Annoor, whose 98 yards rushing was the bright spot as the team netted just 92 yards of offense.

"They're very, very good," Brown told the school's official athletics website. "It's tough to handle somebody like that. It was the best team we've played on the FCS level in my seven years [at Tech]. They're good everywhere, and this was just total domination."

Brown, 64, played quarterback for Vanderbilt from 1969 to '72. In 2011, he led Tennessee Tech to the first round of the NCAA Division I Football Championship, the 24-team tournament used to determine the FCS national champion.

In 2004, Brown guided UAB to the Hawaii Bowl, his only other postseason appearance in 29 years of college coaching.

Information from ESPN.com's Ivan Maisel and The Associated Press was used in this report.

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