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Mike Perrin on Texas’ $10-million upgrades: ‘I’m realistic about the competition’

May 19th, 2017 at 8:11 AM
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Texas athletic director Mike Perrin watches football practice, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. (Stephen Spillman / for AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

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Posted May 19th, 2017

Texas athletic director Mike Perrin defended the school’s $10-million football facility upgrades on Friday and acknowledged that today’s recruits know who has good facilities and who doesn’t.

School officials privately admit the UT football program had fallen behind its peers in terms of facilities. A construction crew has already gutted the locker room to make way for a state-of-the-art room equipped with cutting-edge lockers that cost $8,700 each.

As for the money being spent, Perrin said on 104.9 The Horn, “Yeah, it’s important and it does keep me up at night. But I’m realistic about the competition and what we’re up against around the country.

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