Originally Posted by Mr. White
From what I hear, Patterson's trying to change the culture over there. It used to be that the boosters used their influence to make the hiring decisions. That's why we ended up with guys like McWilliams and Mackovic in the past.
Patterson didn't even answer their calls before he made this hire.
Yup. Rumor is that's why the Strong hire was leaked. Texas offered and Strong accepted, but he wanted to tell his AD & team face to face so we agreed to wait until this week to announce. Jilted donors leaked the news early to sabotage Strong before he could leave on his terms.