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New Athletic Director for A&M-Commerce

A new A&M-Commerce Athletic Director was introduced this morning. Jerrod Knight is live-blogging the press conference, scheduled for 11am, on this post.

11:21am: After a few brief questions from the press, the formal press conference is adjourned.

11:10am: Ivey: "I can't promise undefeated seasons or championships, but I can promise that I'll get up every day looking to make this place better."

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Ryan Ivey, Athletic Director for Texas A&M University-Commerce.

11:08am: Announcement - "Exactly what we need at A&M-Commerce." Mr. Ryan Ivey.

11:06am: "I wanted search committee to find someone who can return us to the national program that we ought to be."

11:03am: Media Relations director Noah Nelson introduces Dr. Dan Jones. "First, I'd like to thank and recognize Ms. Judy Sackfield, interim athletic director."

10:58am: A packed house for today's press conference!

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The Traditions room at the Sam Rayburn Student Center, moments before an announcement of the new Athletic Director on January 7th, 2013.

From an A&M-Commerce press release:

Texas A&M University-Commerce will hold a press conference on Monday, January 7, 2013 as President Dr. Dan Jones will announce and introduce A&M-Commerce’s new Athletic Director. The press conference is scheduled for 11 a.m. in the Traditions Room, located on the second floor of the Rayburn Student Center on the A&M-Commerce campus. Media wishing to attend the press conference are asked to arrive at the Rayburn Student Center by 10:45 a.m. Monday morning. The incoming Athletic Director will answer questions from media members and will be available for brief one-on-one interviews following the press conference as well. The announcement will also be streamed live at LionAthletics.com.

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