Sunday, May 8, 2016
Hexter can unite Aggie Nation by picking GrossJust as you thought the drama surrounding the search for the next Athletics Director couldn’t get any bigger, it seems as though Days of our Lives is now filming on campus. Chancellor Katehi promised that a new athletic director was going to be in place by early fall 2015. That was later pushed back to spring 2016 and now, who knows?Katehi had formed a search committee consisting of alums, coaches, and former student-athletes with the assistance of Parker Executive Search to conduct a national search for anew athletic director. As first reported by AggieSportsTalk.com, the field was narrowed down to three candidates. Upon that report, Davis Enterprise reporter Bruce Gallaudet was forced to pound the pavement and start calling sources on Picnic Day and was provided with a statement from the chancellor’s office advising that there were five candidates. Four days later, there were less than five candidates.