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  1. Texas AD on unions: 'Not your place'

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- In his meeting with reporters Tuesday, Texas athletic director Steve Patterson addressed a wide range of topics on Longhorn and college athletics. His comments on Texas A&M got understandable attention (you can find those here), ...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  2. What Texas is getting in Charlie Strong

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas needed a head coach who wins and wins big. Athletic director Steve Patterson had admitted that from the start of his three-week search to replace Mack Brown. Patterson has found a coach in Charlie Strong who has done just th...

    Blog | January 05, 2014
  3. What Texas should seek in next coach

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- If Texas truly is the No. 1 coaching job in college football, we're about to find out what that means. With no obvious front-runner at the moment, and athletic director Steve Patterson keeping as quiet as possible, there's still p...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  4. Patterson will have help in finding coach

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- For new athletic director Steve Patterson, the first step in starting Texas' head coaching search was seeking the help of the people who were smart enough to hire him. Texas announced Tuesday that Patterson is bringing an eight-pe...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  5. Dodds built a financial empire at Texas

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- In the half hour that DeLoss Dodds and Texas president Bill Powers spent talking about the Longhorns athletic director's achievements and impending departure, one substantial chunk of his legacy was hardly mentioned. They talked a...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  6. Next AD has Texas-sized shoes to fill

    Max Olson

    DeLoss Dodds is stepping down as athletic director of Texas. The effects of that decision on the future of the Longhorns athletic department will be far-reaching. Dodds will formally announce Tuesday his plan to leave the job he has held for 32 ye...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  7. Q&A: West Virginia AD Oliver Luck

    William Wilkerson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- To say Oliver Luck has a lot going on right now would be an understatement. There's his day job as West Virginia's athletic director, which, honestly, covers all hours of every day. Especially right now as he is tasked with the re...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  8. Brown into social media, even at news conference

    Max Olson

    Midway through his press conference to open Texas' fall camp on Sunday, Mack Brown was handed his iPhone. On it, Texas' assistant athletic director for media relations had typed out a message for Brown to post on his @UT_MackBrown Twitter page: ...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  9. Texas Longhorns, Mack Brown have built up expectations for 2013 s...

    Sean Adams

    For years, Mack Brown and Texas have talked about the 2013 season as the one where things return to normal. Well, it's here.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2013
  10. Observations from Big 12 media days

    Sean Adams

    After talking to new Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby, it seems like the conference is in really good hands going forward. The former Stanford athletics director is all things you want in a person that will lead your conference through television cont...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  11. Playoff details to be discussed

    HornsNation staff

    After three days of meetings between BCS conference commissioners, one thing is abundantly clear. College football will have a playoff system. The 11 Football Bowl Subdivision conference commissioners and Notre Dame athletics director Jack Swarbri...

    Blog | April 27, 2012