Texas Tech signs new athletic director
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Kirby Hocutt has been introduced as Texas
Tech's new athletic director, promising to work toward elevating
the school to national prominence.
Hocutt met with reporters and university officials Wednesday in
The 39-year-old Hocutt resigned Friday as athletic director at
Miami, where he had been for 2½ years, and has been considered one
of the rising administrators in college athletics.
The native Texan, who played football at Kansas State, said he
will begin at Texas Tech full time by the end of March. He succeeds
Gerald Myers, who will step down at the end of May after 15 years
as athletic director. Myers will remain to ease the transition.