Source: Texas A&M to employ Nebraska AD Alberts

  • Adam Rittenberg, ESPN Senior WriterMar 13, 2024, 11:23 AM ET


    • College football press reporter.
    • Signed up with in 2008.
    • Graduate of Northwestern University.Texas A&M is expected to hire Nebraska athletic director Trev Alberts for the exact same role, a source verified to ESPN on Wednesday.Alberts is anticipated to agree to a five-year deal with Texas A&M that will put him near the top of the SEC and amongst the top 10 athletic directors nationally in regards to salary, sources tell ESPN’s Pete Thamel.Alberts, 53, a former All-America linebacker at Nebraska who won the Butkus Award in 1993, has actually led his university’s athletic

      department since 2021. He will change Ross Bjork, who left Texas A&M after 5 years to end up being athletic director at Ohio State. Former Texas A&M football coach R.C. Slocum, likewise the special assistant to the university president, has been serving as the school’s interim athletic director.Alberts in November consented to an agreement extension through 2031, which raised his salary to$1.7 million with another increase to$

      2.1 million in 2026. According to the new terms, Alberts would owe Nebraska $4.12 million if he departs before completion of 2024. The Houston Chronicle initially reported Texas A&M’s expected hire of Alberts.After an injury-plagued NFL profession that ended in 1997, Alberts functioned as a broadcaster for ESPN and other

      media outlets before becoming athletic director at Nebraska Omaha in 2009.

      He returned to his alma mater in July 2021 and oversaw the hiring of football coach Matt Rhule and others.His departure continues the administrative flux at Nebraska, which will be searching for its fifth athletic director since signing up with the Huge Ten in 2011.

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