Report: Arizona State's Steve Patterson has emerged as favorite for Texas AD job

Jim Cowsert-USA TODAY Sports

Early reports had Oliver Luck in the driver's seat.

Per Pete Thamel, the ASU AD has become the leading candidate.

Arizona State athletic director Steve Patterson has emerged as the favorite to become the next AD at the University of Texas, according to a high-ranking Texas official with direct knowledge of the situation.

"The wind is blowing toward the desert," the official said on Tuesday morning. "It's leaning that way but not done."

Smoke, Big Cigars, etc.

You all have a preference? Seems like a really solid choice.

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