The agent for coach Nick Saban told Texas officials in January that Texas was the only school he would consider leaving Alabama for, and his success with the Crimson Tide had put him under “special pressure,” The Associated Press has learned.
Arizona State athletic director Steve Patterson has accepted the athletic director’s job at the University of Texas, The Associated Press has learned.
Kansas (2-5, 0-4 Big 12) at Texas (5-2, 4-0), 2:30 p.m. CT Saturday (LHN)
Texas (4-2, 3-0 Big 12) at TCU (3-4, 1-3), 6:30 p.m. CT Saturday (Fox Sports 1)
Was the victory over OU enough for Mack Brown to survive at Texas?
What’s the more difficult task for the new College Football Playoff Selection Committee – figuring out which schools deserve the third and fourth slots in the four-team field, or managing the politics of power conferences that want their “fair” share of the revenues and spotlight?
Texas President Bill Powers has announced a seven-member advisory panel to help the school’s search for a new men’s athletic director, including two members of the board of regents.
No. 12 Oklahoma (5-0, 2-0) vs. Texas (3-2, 2-0) in Dallas, 12 p.m. (ABC)
Chad Morris, parlayed his A&M education and offensive genius from Bay City, to Stephenville, to Lake Travis, to Tulsa, to Clemson, and finally to the Inside College Football podcast.
The Texas defense has been bad. A fire-the-coordinator-after-two-game kind of bad.