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Legends Host First Ever Virtual Pursuing Excellence Event with Special Guest Houston Nutt

March 17, 2020 - NBA G League (G League) - Texas Legends News Release

FRISCO, TX - The Texas Legends have announced an adaptation to their monthly networking breakfast, a virtual Pursuing Excellence event, presented by SMU Cox School of Business. The first-of-its-kind event will spotlight special guest two-time SEC Coach of the Year, Houston Nutt.

Nutt is currently a college football analyst at CBS Sports. Nutt played both football and basketball in college, starting his career at Arkansas before transferring to Oklahoma State University where he would ultimately begin his coaching career as a graduate assistant. He went on to serve as the head football coach at Murray State University (1993-1996), Boise State University (1997), the University of Arkansas (1998-2007), and the University of Mississippi (2008-2011).

The interview will include lessons he has learned in adapting and overcoming adversity on the field, in business, and in life.

The event will be broadcast live this Thursday at 10am CT on Zoom and is open to the public. For more information visit

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