Texas AD shares a secret to the Longhorns’ football success

Texas AD shares a secret to the Longhorns’ football success

The Berry Tramel Show: Texas athletic director Chris del Conte says OU & UT have been great partners for decades, but there are important differences.

Berry Tramel

By Berry Tramel

| Oct 2, 2023, 8:56am CDT

Berry Tramel

By Berry Tramel

Oct 2, 2023, 8:56am CDT

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Texas athletic director Chris del Conte calls the Red River Rivalry the nation’s best, expects it to be preserved in Dallas at the Cotton Bowl and doesn’t expect it to change with both schools headed to the SEC. But though the universities are in many ways business partners and peers, del Conte says there are major differences between the schools.

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Berry Tramel is a 45-year veteran of Oklahoma journalism, having spent 13 years at the Norman Transcript and 32 years at The Oklahoman. He has been named Oklahoma Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sports Media Association. Born and raised in Norman, Tramel grew up reading four newspapers a day and began his career at age 17. His first assignment was the Lexington-Elmore City high school football game, and he’s enjoyed the journey ever since, having covered NBA Finals and Rose Bowls and everything in between. Tramel and his wife, Tricia, were married in 1980 and live in Norman near their daughter, son-in-law and three granddaughters. Tramel can be reached at 405-760-8080 or at [email protected].

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