"He could have gone to Tennessee; he probably could have gone to N.C. State. I told him, 'If you're going to leave A&M, make sure you go to a place where you can compete for a national championship,' " Brown said from his home in Philadelphia. "I think he realizes that. "I think Maryland is one of the best jobs in the country. It's got great tradition, it's in a great conference, phenomenal facilities, a terrific school. You're in an area where you can recruit some of the best players in the country, and you don't have to go that far"