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There’s penny pinching. Then there’s Steve Patterson.

You read this, and suddenly Greg McGarity doesn’t seem so bad. Advertisements

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Steve Patterson’s gonna Steve Patterson.

Shorter Texas AD:  Sure, being a dick is a tough job, but somebody’s gotta do it.

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Letting Steve Patterson have his cake and eat it, too.

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

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Steve Patterson continues the rebranding.

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

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Steve Patterson feels trapped in a world he never made.

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

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Steve Patterson’s charm offensive

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

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Steve Patterson, still rolling.

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

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Steve Patterson, poster boy for what’s wrong

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

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Today’s lesson in successful marketing

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

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Texas, you still need to work on the rebranding.

The spirit of Steve Patterson lives on. #Corona today will announce a five-year deal as the official import beer of Univ. of Texas athletics: https://t.co/WU6YsQRTE7 pic.twitter.com/uI1ynH3uh0 — SBJ/SBD (@sbjsbd) July 5, 2017 That’s one catchy slogan you got there, Corona.  … Continue reading

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