Texas A&M AD Bill Byrne has harsh words for critics

“Someone who has the no guts to write something like that needs to have his [expletive] kicked,” the 65-year-old Byrne said.

The audio inevitably found its way to YouTube. Byrne said his reaction came after reading about 200 similar e-mails.

“I’m a very competitive person and like many of you, I was raised not to back down when challenged,” Byrne wrote in his A&M athletic department blog.