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Texas AD Patterson Eyes Global Expansion For Longhorns

Texas athletic director Steve Patterson has his eye on China and the Middle East as vast new markets to expand the Longhorns’ burnt orange brand around the globe.

04/01/2014

The University of Texas Longhorns new head football coach Charlie Strong from Louisville speaks after being introduced during a press conference January 6, 2014 at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas.  (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Prominent Texas Donor McCombs Bashes Strong Hire

A billionaire donor to the University of Texas says the hire of new football coach Charlie Strong was like a “kick in the face.”

01/07/2014

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Texas AD: Brown’s Successor Needed By Mid-January

New Texas athletic director says Steve Patterson says he expects a successor to Mack Brown will be found in the next two weeks.

12/30/2013

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New Texas AD Says No Changes For Changes’ Sake

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.

11/07/2013

AUSTIN, TX - JUNE 15:  University of Texas at Austin Men's Athletics Director DeLoss Dodds, right, University President William Powers Jr., center, and Women's Athletics Director Chris Plonskon announce the athletics programs will continue competing in the Big 12 Conference June 15, 2010 in Austin, Texas.  (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Arizona St AD Patterson Taking Texas Job

Arizona State athletic director Steve Patterson has accepted the athletic director’s job at the University of Texas.

11/05/2013