Staples: Texas and Steve Sarkisian must do more with more – The Athletic

Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte whipped up a crispy word salad on Dec. 12 when he issued a statement that left he and his sports information director fielding phone calls asking for multiple interpretations.

Theres been a lot of speculation about the future of our football coach, Del Contes statement said. My policy is to wait until the end of the season before evaluating and commenting on our program and coaches. With the close of the regular season, I want to reiterate that Tom Herman is our coach.

But for how long? Pressed by local media outlets, Del Conte said Herman would be the Longhorns coach in 2021. He did not specify that Herman would be the Texas coach for only the first 30 or so hours of 2021. But after firing Herman on Saturday and hiring Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian in a deal that obviously was in the works before Saturday, Del Conte walked away from the word salad bar and served...

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