The University of Texas will start selling beer and wine to fans at home football games beginning this fall. Beer and wine were already sold at other sporting events, but Royal-Memorial Stadium had remained alcohol-free. Athletic directorSteve Patterson proposed alcohol sales last year, but the plan was nixed by former chancellor Francisco Cigarroa.

The University of Texas will start selling beer and wine to fans at home football games beginning this fall.

Beer and wine were already sold at other sporting events, but Royal-Memorial Stadium had remained alcohol-free. Athletic directorSteve Pattersonproposed alcohol sales last year, but the plan was nixed by former chancellorFrancisco Cigarroa.

New presidentGreg Fenvessaid on his first day on the job that he supported alcohol sales at football, and first-year chancellorBill McRavenagreed.

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