Texas A&M Rumors & News

  • College football's 10 most disappointing teams: High hopes already turned to despair

    USA Today "All those preseason hopes and dreams can go up in smoke in four quarters. By the end of Week 2, meanwhile, it’s possible to start making grand statements about more than a handful of teams across the Football Bowl Subdivision. I’m talking about the catastrophes, the letdowns, the early lemons..." September 12

  • Kevin Sumlin to take legal action against sender of threatening letter

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Sumlin and his family intend to take legal action against the sender of the threatening letter they received last week, his wife said on Twitter Sunday. Last week, Sumlin’s Texas A&M Aggies blew a 44-10 lead at UCLA in their season opener and lost 45-44. Days later, Sumlin’s wife Charlene..." September 11

  • Texas A&M president responds to ‘disgusting’ letter to Kevin Sumlin

    Larry Brown Sports "Texas A&M football coach Kevin Sumlin recently received a racist letter from a fan calling for him to leave the program, and university officials are working to track down the individual who wrote it. On Thursday night, Texas A&M president Michael Young and athletic director Scott Woodward..." September 08

  • Texas A&M Football Coach Kevin Sumlin Received Racist Hate Mail From A Fan After The Team’s Loss To UCLA

    Uproxx "Kevin Sumlin has had the ire of Texas A and M fans in recent days, but one “fan” went way too far in their criticism of the Aggies head coach. Sumlin’s wife, Charlene, posted a letter that her husband received that referred to him with a racial epithet and told him to “please get lost.” (Warning:..." September 08

  • Kevin Sumlin has pressure-cooker season ahead of him at Texas A&M

    Sporting News - NCAAF "If Kevin Sumlin feels any pressure to save his job in 2017, he didn’t show it at SEC Media Days. Sumlin enters the 2017 season with a cloud of doubt hanging over him, one that came from his own athletic director Scott Woodward, who publicly said in May that Sumlin “has to win this year.”..." September 04

  • Texas A&M QB Nick Starkel in walking boot after loss

    Larry Brown Sports "Lost in Texas A&M’s choke job against UCLA on Sunday is that the Aggies’ starting quarterback went down with an injury. Nick Starkel left the game in the third quarter after hurting his foot while being tackled. Starkel left the game with his team up 38-10 and yielded to Kellen Mond, who..." September 04

  • Texas A&M lands commitment from pair of 4-star receivers

    ESPN "Texas A&M hit the daily double Saturday, landing coveted wide receiver recruit Jalen Preston one hour after four-star Caleb Chapman committed to the Aggies. Preston, the No. 61-ranked prospect in the class of 2018, committed to Texas A&M over LSU, Oregon, Oklahoma and a host of others Saturday..." July 30

  • Kirk Merritt dismissed from Texas A&M football team amid indecent exposure charges for exposing himself to tutors

    Houston Chronicle "Wide receiver Kirk Merritt has been dismissed from the Texas A&M football team, according to an athletic department spokesman who confirmed Merritt no longer is listed on the Aggies roster. Merritt had exposed his genitals to two athletic department tutors in private sessions in about a 24-hour..." April 26

  • Attorney for Texas A&M's Kirk Merritt blames 'jock itch' for indecent exposure

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M sophomore receiver Kirk Merritt has pleaded not guilty to two charges of indecent exposure from last fall. Merritt has requested a delay of arraignment, which was originally scheduled for earlier this week at the Brazos County Courthouse. In one count, an alleged victim accused..." April 08

  • Texas A&M receiver Kirk Merritt facing two charges of indecent exposure

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M sophomore receiver Kirk Merritt has pleaded not guilty to two charges of indecent exposure from last fall. Merritt has requested a delay of arraignment, which was originally scheduled for earlier this week at the Brazos County Courthouse. Merritt's attorney could not be..." April 07