Texas A&M Rumors & News

  • Kevin Sumlin names Kenny Hill Texas A&M's starting QB

    CBSSports.com "Johnny Manziel officially has a successor. Kevin Sumlin named sophomore Kenny Hill Texas A&M's starting quarterback Saturday evening, ending a months-long battle between Hill and five-star early-enrollee freshman Kyle Allen. “Competition was close and that competition will continue to help..." August 17

  • Texas A&M center Mike Matthews: Starting QB should be determined this week

    Dallas Morning News "Texas A&M coaches have been very careful in media interviews to not reveal who has the edge in the Aggies quarterback battle. But, who better to ask about the race than the Aggie center who will be snapping the ball to either sophomore Kenny Hill or freshman Kyle Allen. That's exactly what..." August 13

  • Aggies lose linebacker for 4-6 weeks with broken collarbone

    San Antonio Express-News "Texas A&M linebacker Shaan Washington has broken his collarbone and is out four to six weeks, Aggies coach Kevin Sumlin said after practice on Monday night. The sophomore Washington, who’s 6 foot 3 and 235 pounds, was listed alongside Donnie Baggs as a potential starter at strongside linebacker..." August 12

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN.com "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • UH set to land Texas A&M football transfer

    Houston Chronicle "Former Texas A&M defensive end Gavin Stansbury plans to transfer to Houston and will be eligible to play immediately, a person with knowledge of Stansbury’s plans said. Stansbury was dismissed from Texas A&M on July 21 by coach Kevin Sumlin for “personal issues.” In April, Stansbury was..." July 31

  • Sumlin on Stoops: 'We'd take him up on' Sooners vs. Aggies

    CBSSports.com "Thanks to the recent rash of Texas A&M player arrests, Kevin Sumlin had plenty to talk about at his Friday night meeting with the Houston A&M Club. But his juiciest quote was -- not too surprisingly -- reserved for Oklahoma's Bob Stoops. At Big 12 Media Days, Stoops listed the Aggies' 2014..." July 27

  • One arrested A&M player leaves Aggies, another suspended

    College Football Talk "A pair of off-field incident have cost Texas A&M one defensive player permanently and another temporarily. A&M announced Monday that defensive lineman Gavin Stansbury has decided to leave the Aggies football program. Back in mid-April, Stansbury was one of three Aggies arrested on outstanding..." July 22

  • Texas A&M defensive back Victor Davis arrested for shoplifting at Kohl's

    Dallas Morning News "Texas A&M defensive back Victor Davis was arrested at some point in the last two weeks for allegedly shoplifting at Kohl's in Rosenberg, Texas. The redshirt freshman's mug shot, along with five other alleged shoplifters, was posted on Twitter and Facebook by the Rosenberg Police Department..." July 21

  • Baylor flips highly rated Texas A&M OL commit

    College Football Talk "Baylor got one over on in-state recruiting power Texas A&M. Within days of Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin explaining how Texas A&M’s recruiting efforts have been so successful since joining the SEC, the Aggies lost one of the nation’s top offensive linemen in the Class of 2015 to..." July 19

  • Kevin Sumlin stifles all Johnny Manziel questions in Hoover

    Fox Sports "The first question Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin was asked at the podium at the SEC Media Days was about if he missed coaching Johnny Manziel and something to do with the young quarterback who will replace him. In a roundabout answer, Sumlin eventually said, regarding the Manziel part, "[that's]..." July 15

  • Two Texas A&M players suspended from team after bar, parking lot brawl

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Two starters from the Texas A&M defense have been suspended from team activities after being charged with misdemeanors related to an April fight. Cornerback Deshazor Everett and safety Floyd Raven turned themselves in to authorities over the weekend and face charges for assault causing bodily..." July 02

  • Texas A&M QB competition a two horse race

    College Football Talk "Who will be the successor to Johnny Manziel at Texas A&M? This is one of the biggest questions surrounding the Aggies entering year three as a member of the SEC. So who will it be? It looks like a two-man competition, which was evident once Matt Joeckel decided to transfer (to TCU) in May. Kyle..." July 02

  • Aggie OL Ishmael Wilson transferring to Baylor

    Waco Trib "With his mother suffering in Dallas with kidney failure, Ishmael Wilson wanted to get closer to home. The redshirt freshman offensive tackle is transferring from Texas A&M to Baylor, and plans to arrive on campus next week in time for the second summer session. “College Station is just too..." July 02

  • Texas A&M gets cleats from Snoop Lion, and they're ferocious

    Fox Sports Southwest "Reveille better watch his back in College Station. There's a lion on campus. OK. That's a bit of an exaggeration, but Snoop Lion did make his presence known to the Texas A&M football team. The rapper sent a pair of exclusive "Snoop Cleats"€ to Coach Kevin Sumlin and the team, and they're..." June 23

  • Greg Little, Allen’s No. 1 nationally-ranked 2016 offensive lineman commits to Texas A&M

    Dallas Morning News "Greg Little, a junior offensive lineman from Allen High and one of the top ranked recruits in the class of 2016, has made his oral commitment to play football for Texas A&M University. Currently, the offensive tackle sits as the No. 1 prospect in the class of 2016, according to..." June 21

  • LB Richard Moore joins DaMarkus Lodge as duo commits to Texas A&M

    Dallas Morning News "Cedar Hill wide receiver DaMarkus Lodge, a five-star prospect according to various recruiting services, tweeted Thursday that he's committed to the Texas A&M Aggies. But that's not all. Lodge's teammate, linebacker Richard Moore, also verbally committed to the Aggies. Moore (6-3, 195) is ranked..." June 19

  • Aggies land verbal commitment from Plano East DE/LB Landis Durham

    Plano Star Courier "Around 2 p.m. Sunday, Texas A&M head football coach Kevin Sumlin sent out his customary "#YESSIR!" tweet, generally reserved for when the Aggies pick up a commitment from a recruit. Roughly 10 minutes later, it was revealed that the tweet was regarding Plano East senior-to-be Landis Durham, who..." June 17

  • DT Kingsley Keke commits to the Texas A&M Aggies

    SB Nation "The Texas A&M Aggies needed some good news on Wednesday after the high-profile arrests of two players on Tuesday for aggravated robbery and got it with the commitment of Houston (Texas) George Ranch defensive tackle Kinglsey Keke. Rated as a consensus three-star prospect, Keke has a rating of..." June 04

  • Texas A&M dismisses LB Darian Claiborne, DL Isaiah Golden

    Statesman "Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin announced Tuesday that he'd dismissed linebacker Darien Claiborne and Isaiah Golden from the football team. In a release to the media, Sumlin said: “These two individuals have failed to meet the high expectations and standards that we have for our football..." June 03

  • No. 1 QB Kyler Murray Commits to Aggies

    ESPN.com "The nation's top-ranked high school quarterback is off the board now that No. 14 overall recruit Kyler Murray has committed to Texas A&M -- another huge recruiting victory for the Aggies. Murray, who picked A&M over Oregon and Auburn, chose to follow in the footsteps of his father, Kevin, who..." May 30

  • SEC transfers Shaq Wiggins, Ja'Quay Williams visiting Louisville

    CBSSports.com "Bobby Petrino is working to add talented offensive and defensive transfers to his roster. Former Georgia cornerback Shaq Wiggins and former Texas A&M receiver Jaquay Williams are visiting Louisville's campus tonight as a potential transfer spot, according to a source. Wiggins started eight..." May 21

  • Former UGA target is transferring from Texas A&M

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The state’s No. 1 prospect at wide receiver from 2012 is looking for a new school. Former Sandy Creek High School standout JaQuay Williams is transferring from Texas A&M after one season, his uncle told the AJC. “Yes, he is transferring,” Kevin Ofchus said. “It was the distance, and standard..." May 13

  • Aggies lifting Kenny Hill's suspension in time for summer workouts

    CBSSports.com "With Kevin Sumlin telling SEC media last week that quarterbacks Kyle Allen and Kenny Hill will compete "through two-a-day practices," it raised the question. Have the Aggies lifted Hill's suspension for public intoxication? I checked on this with a team source, and here's the deal: Aggies..." May 06

  • Ex-Aggie QB Matt Joeckel could push for TCU starting job

    CBSSports.com "The revolving door of transfer quarterbacks continues to spin, especially at TCU where the Horned Frogs have both lost and added a signal caller in the span of one week. Former Texas A&M quarterback Matt Joeckel confirmed his plans to finish his career at TCU via Twitter on Thursday night...." April 18

  • Three Texas A&M Aggies were arrested last week

    College Football Talk "It has been a whole ten days since the last time we wrote about a Texas A&M player being arrested, so let’s do some catching up. Three Texas A&M players – defensive back Howard Matthews, wide receiver Edward Pope and defensive lineman Gavin Stansbury — were arrested last Thursday according to..." April 17

  • Texas A&M QB picture clearing as Matt Joeckel will transfer

    Alabama.com "The race to succeed Johnny Manziel at the helm of Texas A&M's offense is narrowing, as Matt Joeckel, Manziel's backup, announced this week he plans to transfer. As a graduate student, Joeckel will be eligible to play in 2014. The brother of former Texas A&M offensive tackle Luke Joeckel, he..." April 16

  • Reports: Manziel earns highest Wonderlic score among draft's top QBs

    Fox Sports "Johnny Manziel may have aced his first test in the NFL. The former Texas A&M quarterback reportedly secured the highest Wonderlic score among this year's top signal callers in the draft. Multiple outlets are reporting that Manziel scored above 30 on the test, which consists of 50 questions that..." April 11

  • Texas A&M's Ricky Seals-Jones charged with disorderly conduct

    CBSSports.com "Texas A&M receiver Ricky Seals-Jones was arrested early Sunday morning for disordely conduct. The arrest, which took place at 2:30 a.m. Sunday, was first reported by KBTX in College Station. From the KBTX report: According to police, Seals-Jones was being "carried away by his friends" as the..." April 06

  • Texas AD: ‘I don’t see us focusing on’ renewing A&M rivalry

    College Football Talk "For those hoping to see a renewal of one of college football’s most iconic rivalries, we strongly urge you to not hold your breath. In an interview with Mike Finger of the San Antonio Express-News, Texas athletic director Steve Patterson was asked once again about the possibility of a game..." April 01

  • Texas A&M QB Kenny Hill arrested on public intoxication charge outside College Station bar

    The Eagle "A potential starting quarterback for Texas A&M was arrested on a public intoxication charge outside a Northgate bar before dawn Friday. Kenny Hill, a 19-year-old sophomore from Southlake, was taken into custody in the parking lot of Chimy’s on University Drive just before 3 a.m., according to..." March 28

  • Manziel gets boost from 'Johnny Football' trademark ruling

    CBSSports.com "Johnny Manziel won a battle in his effort to trademark the nickname 'Johnny Football,' as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office reportedly refused to register the same trademark with a College Station investment firm. ESPN reported that the patent office sent a letter to Kenneth R. Reynolds..." March 22

  • Former Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans signs with Cash Money Sports

    TMZ.com "Cash Money Sports is officially in business -- TMZ Sports has learned the agency has just signed its first high profile athlete ... Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans. Evans -- considered one of the best players in the upcoming NFL Draft -- had initially hired another agency to rep him ... but..." March 15

  • SEC Outlook: A&M's potential 1-2 punch, Ole Miss pass rush and Vandy's 3-4

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The loss of Johnny Manziel and Ben Malena at Texas A&M opens the door for a pair of returning running backs to make their mark. Implementing new schemes, changing positions and coming back from injury are also what spring practice is about. RBs could supply Aggies with 1-2 punch With so much..." March 13

  • Texas A&M and UCLA announce home-and-home series

    CBSSports.com "Both Texas A&M and UCLA are programs that have been trending in the right direction in recent years, and now they'll be facing each other in the coming years. It was announced on Thursday that the Aggies and Bruins will play a home-and-home series against one another. “We are very pleased..." March 13

  • Charlie Strong in favor of Texas resuming rivalry with Texas A&M

    CBSSports.com "It's sort of a rite of passage for a Texas coach to address the now-defunct Texas A&M rivalry. Charlie Strong is all for playing the Aggies again. "It's all about the two ADs getting together and getting that figured out," Strong said. "When you look at it, it's been such a huge rivalry..." March 12

  • Charlie Strong in favor of Texas resuming rivalry with Texas A&M

    CBSSports.com "It's sort of a rite of passage for a Texas coach to address the now-defunct Texas A&M rivalry. Charlie Strong is all for playing the Aggies again. "It's all about the two ADs getting together and getting that figured out," Strong said. "When you look at it, it's been such a huge rivalry..." March 09

  • No Manziel, but Texas A&M not lacking in QB options

    College Football Talk "Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin has been rather fortunate when it comes to his starting quarterback situation over the years. Since first becoming a head coach at Houston in 2008 through the 2013 season, Sumlin has had to go in to a spring practice wondering who his starting quarterback will be..." March 08

  • Jake Matthews main draw for Texas A&M Pro Day

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Jake Matthews might have become “Jake Football” instead of blocking for Johnny Football if not for his father. Matthews played quarterback as a freshman at Missouri City Elkins High School before following in his family’s footsteps by moving to the offensive line. “I never really had a nickname..." March 06

  • Report: Highly touted safety Miles dismissed from A&M football team

    Dallas Morning News "According to multiple reports, Texas A&M has dismissed safety Kameron Miles from its football team. The San Antonio Express-News' Brent Zwerneman wrote: A&M has dismissed Miles, a four-star signee out of West Mesquite High a year ago, according to recruiting websites Rivals.com and..." March 06

  • Texas commit flips to A&M

    247Sports "Buda (Texas) Hays offensive tackle Connor Lanfear has flipped his commitment from Texas and pledged with Texas A&M. The 247Composite four-star took in the Aggies’ first spring practice of 2014 and gave head coach Kevin Sumlin a reason to light up the “YESSIR!” signal this afternoon. Earlier..." March 02

  • Chase to replace Johnny Football commences

    College Football Talk "After two wildly-entertaining and ofttimes controversial years, the post-Johnny Manziel era at Texas A&M has officially kicked off. The Aggies opened spring practice Friday evening, with most if not all eyes focused squarely on the beginning of what’s expected to be a months-long quarterback..." March 02

  • Claiborne, Golden out indefinitely

    ESPN.com "Texas A&M started spring practice on Friday without two defensive starters. Sophomore linebacker Darian Claiborne and sophomore defensive tackle Isaiah Golden are continuing to serve their indefinite suspensions after both were arrested on separate charges early Sunday morning. Texas A&M..." March 01

  • Texas A&M steals highly touted offensive line commit from Texas

    Dallas Morning News "On Friday night, Kevin Sumlin tweeted out another ‘YESSIR!’ as the Aggies pried away three-star Buda Hays offensive tackle Connor Lanfear from the Longhorns. Lanfear originally committed to Texas last June, but he made the switch during an unofficial visit to College Station. “When I got down..." March 01

  • Texas A&M Football Players Arrested in Handicap Weed Bust

    TMZ.com "Two Texas A&M football players were arrested over the weekend -- a blue chip recruit was detained -- after allegedly making a series of incredibly stupid decisions ... involving weed, booze and parking in a handicap space. Here's what happened, according to cops. Isaiah Golden (DL), Darian..." February 25

  • Ex-A&M linebacker Jordan Richmond transfers to UNT

    Dallas Morning News "Jordan Richmond, a former Texas A&M signee and Denton Ryan standout, has enrolled at North Texas, a source confirmed Wednesday morning. Richmond (6-3, 225 pounds) was a two-time honorable mention all-state selection at Ryan and was ranked among the top linebacker prospects in the country in the..." February 20

  • College football’s ‘most interesting’ quarterback battle is at Texas A&M

    Dallas Morning News "Talk of the Texas A&M quarterback battle is heating up and spring practices are just 10 days away. In a three horse race, it appears to be a toss-up between senior Matt Joeckel, sophomore Kenny Hill and freshman Kyle Allen. Each player will be vying for a chance to replace Johnny Manziel, who..." February 18

  • Kevin Sumlin responds to Charlie Strong: 'I guess we better get some more gadgets'

    Dallas Morning News "Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin recently joined Yahoo! Sports Radio to talk about the program. Here are some highlights. On Texas coach Charlie Strong calling Texas A&M a gadget program: “I guess based on today we better get some more gadgets at our place then. I’m not going to get caught..." February 08

  • Kevin Sumlin responds to Charlie Strong’s ‘gadget program’ comments

    Yahoo! Sports "A budding rivalry between Texas coach Charlie Strong and Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin is picking up some steam. At Strong’s national signing day press conference on Wednesday, he said that Texas will not be a “gadget program” when asked about recruiting against Sumlin, who is sometimes referred..." February 06

  • Nearly $10 million in cash and equipment given to Texas, Texas A&M and Texas Tech from apparel partners

    College Football Talk "Last week Notre Dame signed off on a new apparel partnership with Under Armour, abandoning Adidas in the process. Just this week Tennessee also parted way with Adidas and signed on with Nike. By now we understand just how valuable sports apparel partnerships are for schools. Not only are..." February 02

  • Search is on for spring game location for Texas A&M

    San Antonio Express-News "Texas A&M's Pat Henry has pushed for a grand outdoor track complex for the past decade, to no avail to date for the coach who's brought multiple national titles to Aggieland. Such a venue with an expansive grandstand would come in handy right now for that most prominent of A&M sports:..." February 01

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