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You read this, and suddenly Greg McGarity doesn’t seem so bad.
Shorter Texas AD: Sure, being a dick is a tough job, but somebody’s gotta do it.
Honestly, I don’t have a problem at all with someone defending the Texas AD’s management strategy on the basis of “hey, we all know it’s a business”. It just seems to me if that’s the road you choose to go … Continue reading
The Texas AD doesn’t see the need to schedule a game with Texas A&M, but sending a group to Dubai “on a football-related trip meant to explore future possibilities for Texas athletics”? No problemo. And isn’t it convenient that Steve’s … Continue reading
The amazing thing to me isn’t that Steve Patterson keeps saying stupid stuff like this (h/t)… But what about athletes like Vince Young and Johnny Manziel, who create huge benefits and revenues for their universities, from fund-raising to ticket sales … Continue reading
When last we heard from Texas AD Steve Patterson, in the midst of showing his angry ass about the current state of affairs, he did express one regret. Patterson did admit Thursday that he felt the NCAA and the schools … Continue reading
The biggest jerk in college athletics simply cannot believe what a bunch of ingrates college athletes are. In fact, he’s mad as hell and isn’t going to suffer in silence. Which is a shame, because this is how Steve Patterson … Continue reading
You know, there are plenty of candidates for biggest jerk in college athletics. We’ve discussed our share of them here, that’s for sure. But I’m keeping my eye on Texas’ athletic director these days. Patterson’s always had plenty of potential, … Continue reading
This is some stat of the day ($$): Alabama’s 42-13 win against Auburn is its largest ever against a ranked Auburn team. The previous bests were 31-7 wins in 1971 and 2001. Bigger than the Bear and Saban ever managed? … Continue reading
When we look back a couple of decades now and wonder what happened to live attendance at college football games, don’t undersell the ability of athletic departments to sabotage themselves by crapping all over potential ticket buyers. If you’re planning … Continue reading