Texas A&M Rumors & News

  • Shoulder problems force Texas A&M defensive lineman Jay Arnold out of football

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M defensive lineman Jay Arnold, a fan favorite for his colorful takes on life via Twitter, is hanging up the helmet for good because of a troublesome shoulder. Arnold wasn’t listed on A&M’s updated roster, and he said Thursday, “The shoulder wasn’t going to hold up for another season,”..." July 03

  • 2016 WR Quartney Davis Announces Commitment To Texas A&M On Twitter

    College Spun "Houston (Tex.) Langham Creek three-star wide receiver Quartney Davis revealed his commitment to Texas A&M minutes ago on Twitter. Davis chose the Aggies over Houston, Arkansas, Oklahoma State, Cal, Kansas, Michigan State and others." June 16

  • Texas A&M RB Brandon Williams moves to CB

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Texas A&M running back Brandon Williams is experimenting with a position change. Coach Kevin Sumlin announced during a fan event Thursday night that the former five-star back would move to cornerback this summer. “He can always come back and play running back, we know that,” Sumlin said,..." June 08

  • Oklahoma transfer Keith Ford picks Texas A&M

    Sporting News - NCAAF "After his unofficial visit to College Station on Thursday, former Oklahoma running back Keith Ford decided Texas A&M was where he saw himself next year. “I’m going to Aggieland,” Ford told 247Sports. “It feels great. When I went up there today you could really tell how much time they put into..." May 22

  • Ex-A&M QB Kenny Hill says he's headed to TCU

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Kenny Hill is officially headed to TCU. Hill, who set Texas A&M’s single-game record for passing yards in the Aggies’ season-opening win over South Carolina last year, told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that he’s set to enroll on June 1. Reports emerged in January that TCU was Hill’s likely..." May 22

  • Ex-Sooners RB Keith Ford: I'm 'leaning towards Texas A&M'

    CBS Sports "Keith Ford isn't shy about where he feels he could end up after his transfer from Oklahoma -- or why he felt the need to leave Norman. The former five-star running back recruit spoke extensively to GigEm247.com on Tuesday, telling the 247Sports affiliate he's "leaning" towards enrolling at..." May 21

  • Kevin Sumlin: Aggies expected Kyler Murray to pick Texas A&M over MLB

    Dallas Morning News "Texas A&M football coach Kevin Sumlin said he always expected incoming Allen quarterback Kyler Murray to choose to play football and baseball in college over exploring the MLB draft. Sumlin made the comments during a spring wrap-up teleconference that featured the SEC West coaches Tuesday morning...." May 12

  • WR Speedy Noil back in good standing with Texas A&M

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Texas A&M receiver Speedy Noil is back in good standing with the program, according to coach Kevin Sumlin. Noil had missed parts of spring practices because of an undisclosed disciplinary issue, but AggieYell.com noted that Noil’s absence, which included missing a spring scrimmage, was not..." May 12

  • Texas A&M QB commit Kyler Murray says no to MLB Draft

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Texas A&M knew when it signed quarterback Kyler Murray that the lure of playing professional baseball was a genuine threat. The 5-star dual-threat quarterback is also considered a Top 50 prospect for the June MLB Draft." May 06

  • Former Texas A&M receiver Laquvionte Gonzalez headed to Kansas

    Kansas City Star "One day after its spring game, the Kansas football program notched a couple recruiting victories, including a commitment from an intriguing transfer from Texas A&M. Laquvionte Gonzalez, a receiver who spent the last two seasons at Texas A&M, announced Sunday on his Twitter account that he will..." April 27

  • Charlie Strong, Kevin Sumlin want to renew Texas-Texas A&M rivalry

    Larry Brown Sports "Charlie Strong and Kevin Sumlin both have a desire to renew the Texas-Texas A&M rivalry on the football field after taking the last three years off. The schools first played against each other in football in 1894 and competed every year from 1915-2011, but they took a break after A&M left the..." April 15

  • Texas A&M receiver arrested, suspended from all athletics activities

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M sophomore receiver Frank Iheanacho has been arrested on charges of failure to identify and providing false/fictitious information, according to the Brazos County justice website. The charges stem from a February shoplifting incident in a Bryan Wal-Mart, according to KZNE Radio in..." March 12

  • Texas A&M DL Manning takes a break from football

    College Football Talk "Sometimes you just need to step back from the world of football and figure some things out. Sometimes you have to focus on something else besides football, even for a Division 1 college football player. Everybody has a reason, and that is not always to be made public. The meaning behind it is..." March 11

  • John Chavis files lawsuit against LSU, Texas A&M over contract dispute

    CBS Sports "Breakups can be so messy. According to KBTX.com, former LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis has filed a lawsuit against both LSU and Texas A&M over his contract situation. The root of the issue is whether LSU is owed money for Chavis leaving the school to take the same job at Texas A&M, and..." February 28

  • Texas A&M’s Jordan Mastrogiovanni, Kyrion Parker leave football program

    Dallas Morning News "Texas A&M announced on Tuesday that middle linebacker Jordan Mastrogiovanni, out of Jesuit, will no longer play for the Aggies, but will continue to attend A&M. Backup receiver Kyrion Parker will transfer, according to A&M. It was just this time last year that coaches tabbed Mastrogiovanni,..." February 10

  • Texas A&M's biggest threat to landing Kyler Murray was never Texas. It's baseball

    USA Today "Kyler Murray is everything that a college coach could want from a dual-threat quarterback, save the prototypical Pro Bowler size. At Allen, Murray was a perfect 43-0 over three seasons, winning three Texas Class 5A or 6A state titles (the largest classification changed during his time in high..." February 03

  • No. 1 QB Murray stays with A&M after UT trip

    ESPN "Gatorade National Player of the Year and No. 1-ranked quarterback Kyler Murray has ended his recruitment and remains committed to Texas A&M. After a nervous week for the Aggies amid Murray's unofficial visit to the Texas Longhorns nine days ago, a collective fan base and coaching staff can..." January 30

  • Texas A&M adds former Hokies WR coach Aaron Moorehead to staff

    College Football Talk "Virginia Tech wide receivers coach Aaron Moorehead is making a lateral move to Texas A&M. The now former Hokies assistant will assume the same role as a member of the coaching staff Kevin Sumlin has at Texas A&M. Texas A&M needed a new wide receivers coach after the man who previously held that..." January 19

  • Texas A&M OT Cedric Ogbuehi reportedly faces surgery for torn ACL, would miss Senior Bowl

    Alabama "Texas A&M offensive tackle Cedric Ogbuehi suffered a serious knee injury in the Aggies' Liberty Bowl victory over West Virginia, according to a report Monday by Yahoo Sports' Rand Getlin. Ogbuehi is considered a top prospect for the 2015 NFL draft and had accepted an invitation to next week's..." January 13

  • Kenny Hill's dad says son hasn't decided on TCU transfer yet

    Fox Sports - College Football "Quarterback Kenny Hill is transferring from Texas A&M, his father Ken told FOX Sports on Friday, adding to not buy all the speculation that his son is already planning on going to TCU. "While Kenny is indeed planning on transferring, we have not committed to any school at this time," the elder..." January 10

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    Texas A&M QB Kenny Hill has asked for his release from school and is expected to transfer, per sources. TCU a likely destination.

  • Kenny Hill looks to transfer from A&M

    ESPN "Texas A&M sophomore quarterback Kenny Hill has asked for his release from the school and is expected to transfer, sources close to Hill and the program told ESPN.com on Thursday. Hill, from the north Dallas suburb of Southlake, could be looking to play closer to home. Big 12 champion TCU is a..." January 09

  • Kevin Sumlin reportedly tells NFL teams he’s staying at A&M

    College Football Talk "Exactly one year ago today, a report surfaced that Texas A&M’s Kevin Sumlin will remain at the school after rebuffing overtures from multiple NFL clubs. As we get set to flip the calendar from 2014 to 2015, it’s lather, rinse and repeat on that front. Citing multiple team and league sources,..." January 01

  • Report: John Chavis leaving LSU for Texas A&M

    CBS Sports "When Will Muschamp suddenly became available there were a few SEC teams looking to add him as their defensive coordinator, but Auburn was the school that got him. Texas A&M was one of the schools that missed out, but they seem to have found a replacement within their own division. Fox Sports'..." December 31

  • Kevin Sumlin Dismisses Intense Assistant Who Hit WVU Players

    Deadspin "Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin announced today that Michael Richardson, the overly intense student assistant who hit two West Virginia players during yesterday's Liberty Bowl, has been dismissed from the team." December 30

  • Texas A&M student assistant apologizes for punching West Virginia player during bowl game

    USA Today "Texas A&M student assistant Mike Richardson appeared to punch West Virginia’s Daryl Worley and appeared to take a swing at another player during the Liberty Bowl in Memphis on Monday, and on Tuesday he went on Twitter to apologize for the incidents." December 30

  • Utah OC Dave Christensen jumping to Texas A&M

    Fox Sports - College Football "Utah offensive coordinator Dave Christensen has accepted an offer to join Texas A&M as its offensive line coach/run game coordinator, a source told FOX Sports on Thursday afternoon. The 53-year-old Christensen, a former head coach at Wyoming for five seasons and a longtime assistant to Gary..." December 26

  • Five-Star DT Decommits From Texas A&M

    ESPN "Hours after the commitment of No. 35-ranked Malik Jefferson to the Texas Longhorns over Texas A&M and UCLA, the Aggies seemingly have lost their top defensive commitment in the class. Five-star defensive tackle Daylon Mack, No. 15 in the ESPN 300 and a friend of Jefferson's, announced on..." December 20

  • Five-star wide receiver Christian Kirk selects Texas A&M

    USA Today "The easy part was leading Scottsdale (Ariz.) Saguaro to another state football championship and an undefeated season. The hard part for senior receiver Christian Kirk was trying to figure out a college among his final five: Arizona State, UCLA, Auburn, Ohio State and Texas A&M. The five-star..." December 17

  • Sources: Kansas hires Texas A&M assistant David Beaty as head coach

    Fox Sports - College Football "Texas A&M assistant David Beaty is expected to become the new head coach at Kansas, sources told FOX Sports Friday morning. The 44-year-old Beaty, a former assistant at KU under Mark Mangino when the Jayhawks had a lot of success and offensive coordinator at Rice in 2010, is regarded as one of..." December 05

  • Report: A&M OC Jake Spavital interviewed for Tulsa job

    College Football Talk "Kevin Sumlin is already in the midst of a hunt for a new defensive coordinator. Could the Texas A&M head coach be looking for a new coordinator on the other side of the ball as well? That may — or may not — ultimately be the case as Mark Berman of FOX26 in Houston is reporting that A&M..." December 04

  • Report: Muschamp has offers on the table from A&M, Auburn

    College Football Talk "On the field, Auburn and Texas A&M compete as members of the SEC West. Off the field, they’re competing with their checkbooks as prospective employers for a recently-deposed SEC East head coach. According to Jay Tate of Rivals.com‘s AuburnUndercover.com, both A&M and AU have offered their..." December 03

  • Mark Snyder fired as Texas A&M defensive coordinator

    CBS Sports "Texas A&M and Kevin Sumlin have fired defensive coordinator Mark Snyder after his third season with the Aggies. “Mark is an outstanding coach and an even better person, but he understands the production needed to be better on the defensive side of the football,” Sumlin said in a statement..." November 29

  • A&M expected to get defensive help for Turkey Day game vs. LSU

    College Football Talk "And, yes, they could use it. Ahead of its bye in Week 13, head coach Kevin Sumlin said that a pair of starting defensive linemen — end Myles Garrett and tackle Ivan Robinson — are listed as probable for the Thanksgiving Day game against LSU. Both Garrett and Robinson did not play in last..." November 21

  • Texas A&M Ifedi likely out for regular season

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M sophomore quarterback Kenny Hill is taking part in team meetings and practices despite his two-game suspension, Aggies offensive coordinator Jake Spavital said Tuesday. “He’s just not allowed to suit out or travel to the game,” Spavital said of Hill missing the Aggies’ 21-16 victory..." November 05

  • The Thrill is gone for two games; Texas A&M suspends Hill

    College Football Talk "So much for a quarterback competition at Texas A&M. After initially naming Kyle Allen its starting quarterback for today’s game against Louisiana-Monroe, Texas A&M has now stated quarterback Kenny Hill has been suspended for two games due to a violation of team rules. Hill was placed back in a..." November 02

  • Report: Texas A&M won't name starting QB before game against ULM

    SI - College Football "Texas A&M will not announce its starting quarterback prior to Saturday's game against Louisiana Monroe, according to Brent Zwerneman of the Houston Chronicle. Sophomore Kenny Hill started the Aggies' first eight games but it is unclear whether he or true freshman Kyle Allen will lead the Aggies..." October 31

  • Aggies QB competition back open with 4 regular season games remaining

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M offensive coordinator Jake Spavital said Tuesday afternoon the Aggies’ quarterback competition is wide open between sophomore Kenny Hill and freshman Kyle Allen, and a starter will be named Thursday. The starter over the first eight games, Hill, has struggled of late, but so have the..." October 28

  • Aggies coaches: ‘All positions are open’; apparently no staff changes at hand

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin said all the right things Tuesday afternoon in terms of trying to get the reeling Aggies program aimed back in the right direction – and he said there’s been a whole lot more talk behind closed doors along those same lines. “There isn’t anything that’s off the table..." October 21

  • Rapper Stalley says Kevin Sumlin, Johnny Manziel partied with Rick Ross

    CBS Sports "Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin, a giant celebrity in the college football world, is also a music fan. So when presented with an opportunity to hang out Rick Ross in Miami, Sumlin apparently brought the party, along with former Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel. Stalley, a member of Ross' Maybach..." October 03

  • Notre Dame, Texas A&M announce home-and-home for 2024-25

    CBS Sports "Notre Dame and Texas A&M announced today an agreement to play a home-and-home series beginning with a meeting in College Station on Aug. 31, 2024. The Fighting Irish will host the return trip, set for Sept. 27, 2025, in South Bend. Considering both schools are in the midst of major stadium..." September 25

  • Speedy Noil out for SMU game, but host of Aggies should return

    Houston Chronicle "Three games into Texas A&M’s season, the Aggies’ injury report – much like other teams across the nation – is adding up. A&M coach Kevin Sumlin offered up a bit of good news for Aggies fans, however, Tuesday afternoon during his weekly news conference. Sumlin said linebacker Jordan..." September 16

  • Hill's parents want 'Kenny Trill' mark

    ESPN "Is Kenny Hill the next Johnny Manziel? If he is, at least he will be prepared. On Sept. 3, just one day after their son told the media he prefers the nickname "Kenny Trill," Hill's parents, Ken Sr. and Lorrie, filed for the trademark to the phrase, with intent to use it on athletic..." September 11

  • Johnny Manziel fan of 'Kenny Football'

    ESPN "Johnny Manziel is ready to hand off his nickname. Or at least share it. After Texas A&M sophomore quarterback Kenny Hill shredded No. 9 South Carolina for 511 yards passing on Thursday, breaking Manziel's single-game school record, the Cleveland Browns rookie QB acknowledged that his..." August 30

  • Kenny Hill breaks Johnny Manziel passing record in debut

    NFL.com "Who needs to fill Johnny Football's shoes? Kenny Hill looks awfully comfortable in his own. The successor to Johnny Manziel, Hill shredded South Carolina in his first career start Thursday night for a stunning 511 passing yards in a 52-28 victory. That broke the single-game passing record of..." August 29

  • A&M's Cedric Ogbuehi, the chubby kid Texas didn't want, now a star LT

    CBS Sports "A ninth-grade teacher at Allen High School asked the class to write down goals. Cedric Ogbuehi wrote down two. 1) Drive a nice car. 2) Play football for the Texas Longhorns. He's not even halfway there. His used Chrysler 300 doesn't exactly sparkle. And Johnny Manziel wasn't the only..." August 28

  • A&M transfer eligible to play for Baylor this season

    Dallas Morning News "Ishmael Wilson, a transfer offensive lineman from Texas A&M, will be eligible this season after receiving a waiver from the NCAA." August 27

  • Venric Mark off to West Texas A&M

    ESPN "Former Northwestern running back Venric Mark told ESPN on Saturday that he is transferring to West Texas A&M. "This is an hour and half from my mom," Mark said. "It's the best fit." Mark said he was interested in many FBS schools, including Baylor, Houston, Texas State, Oklahoma State, Texas..." August 23

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

    CBS Sports "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