Continuing the Arizona State athletic department's recent efforts to be more active and involved in the community, newly installed athletics director Steve Patterson last week took some time to speak directly with ASU fans.
As ASU radio broadcaster Tim Healey moderated, Patterson spent an hour taking questions from season-ticket holders in the department's latest "Fan Forum" call. New football coach Todd Graham and basketball coach Herb Sendek participated recently in similar calls.
ASU announced March 28 that Patterson would be promoted to athletic director, replacing Lisa Love, who had held the position for nearly seven years. Patterson wasted no time in laying out ambitious plans and goals for the athletics programs. Here's a look at some of the highlights from his chat with fans.
Graham has helped generate considerable buzz since his hiring via his aggressive efforts to make himself visible in the community and his ambitious goals for the program.
Patterson, who ha...