Bill Byrne

Athletic director Bill Byrne of the Texas A&M Aggies speaks prior to a press conference. (credit: Aaron M. Sprecher/Getty Images)

Texas A&M AD Byrne To Retire

Texas A&M athletic director Bill Byrne, who oversaw the school’s upcoming departure from the Big 12 and everything from national championships to the end of the storied football rivalry with Texas, is retiring.



Everything Dan Beebe says nudges the Aggies closer to the SEC — and soon

Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe is drenched, dripping wet, already in well over his head. And yet he continues to tell us that skies are blue and the sun will rise tomorrow on brighter, better Big 12 days.

CBS Houston–08/09/2011