Texas Names Search Committee

Texas athletics director Steve Patterson appointed an eight-member advisory committee and will use an executive recruiting firm to help in the search and hiring process for the football head coaching job.

Jed Hughes, of Korn/Ferry International, an executive recruiting firm, will help with the search.

Per Texas, the members of the search committee are:

•    Steve Hicks — vice chair of the Board of Regents, one of the board's athletics liaisons, and owner and executive chairman of Capstar Partners LLC, a private investment firm.

•    Robert Stillwell — member of the Board of Regents, one of the board's athletics liaisons, retired partner at Baker Botts LLP and an original director of Mesa Petroleum Co.

•    Michael Clement — accounting professor, McCombs School of Business at UT Austin, and faculty representative to the Men's and Women's Athletics Councils.

•    Ricardo Hinojosa — United States federal judge for the Southern District of Texas, former member of the university's Commission of 125.

•    Charles Matthews — former vice president and general counsel of Exxon Mobil, current president of the Texas Exes.

•    Robert Rowling — former member of the Board of Regents and owner and chairman of TRT Holdings Inc.

•    Charles Tate — chairman of Capital Royalty, former member of the executive committee of the university's Commission of 125.

•    Pamela Willeford — former U.S. ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein and former chair of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.