New Texas athletic director Steve Patterson says he doesn’t see a need for a dramatic turnaround in the department and that he won’t make changes just to shake things up.
A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds will step down in August 2014 and move into a consulting role at the nation’s wealthiest college athletic program.
Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds believes the new College Football Playoff could use one more round.
With Texas barely averaging seven wins the last three years, it’s easy to point to Dodds and Brown as out of touch, losing their edge as the years pass.
Royal died this week at age 88, and the school wants to honor the coach who won two national championships, a share of a third and 11 Southwest Conference titles from 1957 to 1976.
Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds says he’s committed to keeping football coach Mack Brown for as long as Brown wants to stay.
The official Texas A&M fight song includes a line that bids farewell to Texas, “so long to the orange and white.” By this time next year, Texas A&M may have said goodbye to a lot more than its storied, century-old rivalry with Texas.