The Texas A&M Aggies reportedly have their new athletic director, hiring one away from an SEC divisional rival.
The University of Mississippi’s athletic director, Ross Bjork, has reportedly agreed to become the next AD at Texas A&M.
After Scott Woodward left to become the athletic director at LSU, the Aggies had a major hole to fill.
The university decided on Bjork, which will be a highly-debated move when considering the major allegations against the Ole Miss football program.
Here’s more from college football insider Ben Baby of Dallas News:
Mississippi athletic director Ross Bjork is expected to take the same position at A&M, according to a source familiar with the process. The university is expected to announce the hire on Friday morning.
Under Bjork and head coach Hugh Freeze, the Rebels reached as high as No. 3 in the nation several years ago. However, several of those wins were vacated as part of the NCAA sanctions stemming from major violations.
The program was hit with the dreaded “lack of institutional control” and expressed an “unconstrained culture of booster involvement in football recruiting.”
Despite the penalties placed on one of the programs under his jurisdiction, Bjork is reportedly headed for College Station.