Texas AD Dodds says he's ready to retire
OCT 01, 2013 3:51p ET
Dodds and Texas President Bill Powers formally announced Tuesday that Dodds will retire Aug. 31, 2014. Powers said a search for his replacement begins right away.
Since 1981, the 76-year-old Dodds has overseen a program that won 14 men's national championships and 108 conference titles. Texas has expanded and improved athletic facilities, moved from the old Southwest Conference to the Big 12 and signed a $300-million agreement with ESPN to create the Longhorn Network.
Football coach Mack Brown is under fire after three sub-par seasons and a 2-2 start this year. Dodds said any major charges should be made by his replacement.