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Reports: Arizona State’s Steve Patterson hired as Texas A.D.
Arizona State athletic director Steve Patterson will be hired to replace DeLoss Dodds in the same capacity at Texas, according to multiple reports.
West Virginia A.D. Oliver Luck has long been considered the leading candidate for the job with Patterson’s name mentioned as a potential candidate, but the news turned on Tuesday.
Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman and Sports Illustrated reported Tuesday morning that Patterson — not Luck — was the leading candidate. By midday, both outlets confirmed that the hire was official.
Patterson received his undergraduate degree from Texas and he and Luck both graduated from Texas’ law school.
Dodds announced his intention to retire in September, and will officially step down on August 31, 2014.
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