R.C. Slocum Tabbed as Texas A&M’s Interim Athletic Director


Texas A&M announced, Friday that the Schools all-time winningest football coach, R.C. Slocum, will fill the role of Interim Athletic Director while the school searches for Scott Woodward’s replacement.

Slocum has been serving as a special assistant to President Michael K. Young, and young likes being able to have a member of the Aggie Family serving in this capacity.

“R.C. has served as an Ambassador for Texas A&M for decades,” He said. “While reporting to me as a special assistant, R.C. has demonstrated his dedication to this University and always is an exemplary representative for Aggies everywhere. He has shown proven leadership with coaches, staff and student athletes throughout his many roles at Texas A&M University.”

Slocum a Texas Sports, and College Football Hall of Famer is looking forward to serving Texas A&M in this capacity.

“I’ve been involved with Texas A&M for 47 years, and have deep feelings about the University,” he said. “I feel like we’re right on the cusp of greatness with our athletic programs. My role is to keep the momentum going forward until a permanent AD is hired, as well as to assure Aggies, coaches and athletes that nothing has changed. Texas A&M is poised to enter into one of our greatest era of achievements. We have great coaches in place, state-of-the-art facilities and our alumni have been unbelievable supporters of our programs. I’m excited about what’s ahead.”

The Aggies have begun the search for a permanent replacement for Scott Woodward, but there is no time-table for the search.

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