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Byrne also addressed the Aggies' move last year from Nike to adidas as the department's apparel provider.
He said he met with a Nike representative and requested the same deal as A&M's chief rival, Texas.
Byrne said he was offended when the rep told him, "You're not as good as they are and you're probably never going to be." That statement made Byrne's decision to switch to adidas even easier, he said, in addition to what was a more lucrative deal.
This is the full article. Talks about A&M renovating there stadium. The Quoted part is at the bottom. Enjoy!