"Whoever we hire it better not be from the good ole boy system. It better be somebody like a Bill Byrne or Billy Gillispie or a Pat Henry. Sometimes you've got to go out of your comfort zone," said Blair.
I have a feeling Blair will be looking to make a move soon.
Byrne's contract was to expire in August 2013. He will become a special adviser to A&M President R. Bowen Loftin, who is traveling overseas.
Loftin, in a conference call from Qatar, disputed Byrne's account of the Big 12 departure process, saying he spoke with Byrne frequently about it and considered his opinions.
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