Texas Tech Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt Releases Statement Concerning Associated Press Report
Just after 4:30 this afternoon, Texas Tech Athletics released the following statement from Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt:
In response to an Associated Press report filed earlier this afternoon by Steve Wine, Texas Tech Director of Athletics Kirby Hocutt offers the following statement:
“There are membership levels within the Hurricane Club at the University of Miami. While I was athletics director, the benefits and experiences Mr. Shapiro received were consistent with those provided to others at his membership level. I never personally approved any special access for Mr. Shapiro to university athletics events or programs.”
Hocutt's statement is in response to this AP story, filed earlier today.