Ross Bjork
It actually does mean more: Football vital for well-being of college towns
18 hrs ago by Olin Buchanan
The local economies of college towns around the country will be negatively impacted by not having college football this fall. In the SEC, ACC and Big 12, finding a balance between generating revenue and keeping athletes safe from COVID-19 is of the upmost importance.
The SEC: It had reasons for starting late, and those reasons haven’t changed
1 day ago by Andy Staples
While the Big Ten and Pac-12 have already made the move to cancel completely, the SEC is holding firm and sticking by their protocols in an attempt to play in the fall. For the SEC, nothing has changed since two fellow Power 5 conferences bowed out of the 2020 season.
Bjork addresses questions, new details following changes to SEC's 2020 plan
14 days ago by Olin Buchanan
One day after the SEC announced it would transition plans toward a 10-game, conference-only scheduling model, Texas A&M AD Ross Bjork spoke with the media to answer questions and offer new details about how the Aggies' season could unfold
Rapid Reaction: NCAA sanctions against Texas A&M, Jimbo Fisher
1 mo ago by TexAgs
Following today's announcement by Texas A&M, Billy Liucci, and Gabe Bock at down to go in-depth on each of the reported violations against Jimbo Fisher and the Texas A&M football program and what it means for the Maroon & White moving forward.
Voluntary athletic activities return to Texas A&M campus
2 mo ago by TexAgs
On Tuesday, voluntary participation in athletic activities resumed on Texas A&M's campus following a lengthy shutdown due to the coronavirus. As the Aggies ramp up their workouts, Ross Bjork, Jimbo Fisher, G Guerrieri and Kellen Mond discussed the return.
Southeastern Conference announces it will allow voluntary workouts
2 mo ago by Richard Zane
Commissioner Greg Sankey and the SEC announced that beginning on June 8, schools will be permitted to hold voluntary on-campus workouts at their own discretion. The announcement marks the first step towards reopening collegiate athletics following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bjork eyeing June 1 for potential reopening of Aggie athletic facilities
2 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
On Tuesday, Ross Bjork expressed optimism that the SEC would reopen its member universities' athletic facilities on June 1, preparing student-athletes for full seasons of fall sports later this year.
Bjork, A&M officials remain encouraged by latest coronavirus statistics
3 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
As more and more SEC schools are putting plans in motion to resume their regular schedules in the fall, A&M athletic director Ross Bjork and other Aggie officials remain optimistic that activities will return to some level of normalcy in the fall, including football.
Peter Burns talks SEC's Draft domination, A&M on the rise with Jimbo & Buzz
3 mo ago by Billy Liucci
One of the host's of SEC Now, Peter Burns (aka Puka Shell Pete), joined the LiucciCast to discuss the SEC's absolute domination at the 2020 NFL Draft, why he's always thought the Ags fit in the SEC and why he's buying stock in Jimbo Fisher & Buzz Williams.
Bjork sounds hopeful tone for 2020 season as nation eyes recovery measures
3 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
During his teleconference on Tuesday, Texas A&M athletic director Ross Bjork addressed more questions pertaining to the coronavirus pandemic's impact on college athletics and, perhaps most importantly, whether a college football season will be played in the near future.
Ask Me Anything Recap: Texas A&M Athletic Director Ross Bjork
3 mo ago by TexAgs
Ross Bjork participated in an Ask Me Anything on Thursday night in the Premium forums. To recap, we have assembled the full list of user-submitted questions along with each of the Aggie Athletic Director's answers.
Bjork, other decision-makers can learn from history to solve new challenges
4 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
Ross Bjork met with the media on Tuesday for his weekly teleconference, providing another update on Aggie sports in the wake of the coronavirus. While teams continue to make contingency plans, questions still loom regarding sports in 2020-2021.
The Athletic group text: College football's billion-dollar question
4 mo ago by Bruce Feldman
The Athletic's Bruce Feldman, Andy Staples and Stewart Mandel take on several of the questions about the potential impact of COVID-19 on college football, including the processes decision-makers will have to use - and create - to find solutions.
Ross Bjork remains optimistic amid concerns about start of football season
4 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
With the coronavirus still being spread around the country, Ross Bjork answered concerns that football season may be postponed or canceled with optimism, noting that it's still too early to determine exactly what will happen in September.
Evaluate and adjust: A&M leadership already assessing losses, anticipating changes
4 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
The economic and strategic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic will be felt around the world, and Texas A&M's athletic department is not immune. A&M AD Ross Bjork says he and other leaders are taking stock to discern what adjustments will be necessary for the program.
Bjork: During times of uncertainty, we need visible leadership
4 mo ago by Gabe Bock
During Tuesday's edition of TexAgs Radio, Texas A&M director of athletics Ross Bjork joined to discuss the latest surrounding Aggie athletes as the coronavirus shutdown stretches into its second week of an indefinite stoppage.
Bjork on more COVID-19 cancellations: The detachment is the hardest part
4 mo ago by Gabe Bock
During Wednesday's edition of TexAgs Radio, Texas A&M athletic director Ross Bjork joined once again to discuss the evolving situation involving the coronavirus pandemic as it continues to wreak havoc on collegiate athletics.
SEC announces cancellation of spring sports for the rest of 2019-2020
5 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
On Tuesday, the SEC decided to change from postponement to cancellation for spring sports for the remainder of the year. The decision is due to the spread of COVID-19 and was made with the health and wellbeing of the SEC in mind.
New SEC rules delay spring football, confirm that uncertainty is the new reality
5 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
Spring football drills in Aggieland were slated to begin in just a matter of days, but Friday's new SEC guidelines will delay drills until at least April 15. With more questions than answers, dealing with the unknown is the new reality of college athletics.
Press Conference: Bjork responds to extended sports shutdown
5 mo ago by Richard Zane
The Southeastern Conference announced on Friday afternoon that events and practices across all sports would be canceled until April 15. Shortly after, Texas A&M's athletic director Ross Bjork spoke to the media about the ongoing changes.
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