Written by SportsDayDFW.com
Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown hand writes letter to Denton Ryan coach Joey Florence to congratulate him on 200th win
Denton Ryan football coach Joey Florence won his 200th game as a Texas high school football coach Friday night as the Raiders defeated Flower Mound Marcus, 13-10.
To congratulate Florence, Texas coach Mack Brown sent Florence a hand-written letter to congratulate him.
The text of the letter reads, "Joey, congratulations to my great friend on your 200th victory. You have won so many games but touched many more young people's lives. Enjoy it because you've "earned" it. Hook 'em, Mack Brown."
Fourteen years after taking the Ryan job, Florence has led Ryan to two Class 4A state championships, five title games and 147 wins. Combined with his 53 victories at 2A Cooper, Florence has an overall record of 200-50 .