Texas A&M Rumors & News

  • 2019 4-star QB Gunnell decommits from Texas A&M amid offers from other schools

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "One of the top quarterbacks in the country decommitted from Texas A&M on Tuesday. Four-star quarterback Grant Gunnell (Houston/St. Pius) announced on Twitter that he was backing off his verbal commitment to the Aggies to explore other options. Though he did add that A&M was still "very much in..." February 14

  • Johnny Manziel told to stop tweeting at Texas A&M recruits to avoid violation

    Larry Brown Sports "Johnny Manziel has been trying to do his part this recruiting season to help his alma mater land some of the top players in the country, but the former Texas A&M quarterback is going to have to tone that down — at least publicly. On Wednesday, which was National Signing Day for college..." February 07

  • Texas A&M lands commitment from No.1 safety in 2019 class

    Sports Day "Jimbo Fisher and Texas A&M have made a statement on the recruiting trail. The Aggies came away with a huge recruiting win over the weekend, landing five-star 2019 Bishop Dunne safety Brian Williams. Williams announced his commitment on Twitter. Williams committed to Texas A&M over offers..." January 28

  • $10 million bill for Kevin Sumlin’s firing comes due for A&M today

    College Football Talk "Much to the delight of Kevin Sumlin‘s bank account, it’s the day of financial reckoning for Texas A&M. On Nov. 26 of last year, A&M announced that it had fired Sumlin after five seasons as its head football coach. Per the provisions in Sumlin’s contract, he was owed the entire amount he was..." January 25

  • Texas A&M lands DC Mike Elko from Notre Dame

    SEC Country "After making a hard run at Dave Aranda, it appears Texas A&M has found its next defensive coordinator in the form of Mike Elko, according to Billy Liucci of Texags. Elko spent the past season at Notre Dame. Elko helped turn around the Irish defense, which was a big reason Notre Dame went from..." January 04

  • Arkansas expected to hire Texas A&M's Chavis as DC

    SI "Veteran SEC defensive coordinator John Chavis is expected to become the next DC at Arkansas, sources have told SI, but there are still some details that need to be sorted out. New Razorbacks coach Chad Morris is working to fill out his staff after coming over from SMU. The 61-year-old Chavis..." January 01

  • Texas A&M's Watts to miss Belk Bowl due to rib injury

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M senior safety Armani Watts won't play against Wake Forest on Friday in the Belk Bowl because of a recurring rib injury, a person with knowledge of the situation told the Chronicle on Thursday. Watts' absence puts the wrap on an outstanding career as a four-year starter with the..." December 28

  • Report: Texas A&M to hire Memphis' Darrell Dickey as offensive coordinator

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher, hired one week ago from Florida State, is steadily filling out his new staff with the Aggies. The latest addition appears to be offensive coordinator Darrell Dickey, who’s spent the last six seasons at Memphis in a similar role. Fisher was heavily involved in the..." December 11

  • Texas A&M's Henderson arrested for threatening people with rifle

    Sports Day "Texas A&M senior defensive lineman Zaycoven Henderson was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with multiple felonies after allegedly pointing a gun at people. Henderson, 23, was arrested by the College Station Police Department for allegedly pointing a rifle at several people around 2:30..." December 10

  • Jimbo Fisher reportedly takes Texas A&M job, will leave FSU immediately

    Larry Brown Sports "It has been widely expected that Jimbo Fisher is leaving Florida State to accept the head coaching job at Texas A&M, and the move is happening more quickly than expected. Wayne McGahee III of the Tallahassee Democrat reports that Fisher has resigned at Florida State and will take the Texas A&M..." December 01

  • Florida State QB's message to former coach Jimbo Fisher: 'You could of said something'

    USA Today "Often, when head college coaches leave for another school, they’re not the ones who break the news to their players. And while it’s been that way for decades, in a world of a 24-hour news cycle, social media and cell phones they likely would have never had the chance to anyway. Especially if..." December 01

  • Reports: A&M prepared to offer Jimbo Fisher 10-year deal that could be worth $75 million

    College Football Talk "And, yes, they still won’t pay the players above what’s minimally required. With that out of the way, most of the signs the past few days have been pointing toward Jimbo Fisher leaving Florida State for the same job at Texas A&M. While FSU is urging its current head coach to make a decision..." December 01

  • Report: Tennessee turning attention toward Kevin Sumlin

    Larry Brown Sports "Tennessee has already been turned down by multiple coaches as the university searches for a replacement for Butch Jones. Will Kevin Sumlin be next? On Thursday, Dave Doeren turned down Tennessee’s offer and decided he will stay at NC State. The Vols have made offers to numerous candidates since..." November 30

  • Florida State's Jimbo Fisher declines to comment on Texas A&M rumors once again

    USA Today "Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher has linked to the Texas A&M head coaching job for a month now. Fisher has repeatedly said that he would not comment on other job openings, but rumors have started to fly out of Texas that Fisher has a "handshake agreement" with the Aggies to become their..." November 27

  • Kevin Sumlin officially out as Texas A&M head coach

    247 Sports "After six years, Texas A&M has fired head coach Kevin Sumlin. Sumlin finishes his A&M career with a 51-26 record. He ranks No. 4 all-time in wins among Aggie coaches. However, he had an SEC record of only 25-23 and 16-20 vs. the SEC West. He also failed to ever beat LSU. Sumlin signed a..." November 26

  • Sumlin responds to report he'll be fired: 'I hadn't heard that'

    ESPN "Coach Kevin Sumlin said Wednesday that he has not had discussions with Texas A&M about his future less than 24 hours after a report indicated that he'll be terminated, win or lose, following his team's regular-season finale. While making his weekly appearance on the SEC coaches teleconference,..." November 22

  • Texas A&M plans to fire Kevin Sumlin after LSU game

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin will be fired following the Aggies' regular-season finale at LSU on Saturday night, multiple people with knowledge of the situation said. Sumlin is expected to be dismissed in the day or days following the A&M game against the Tigers. The Aggies are a double-digit..." November 22

  • More chatter connects Jimbo Fisher to potential opening at A&M

    College Football Talk "There’s not even an opening (yet) at Texas A&M, but a big coaching fish continues to surface as a potential replacement for Kevin Sumlin. Earlier this month, Brent Zwerneman of the Houston Chronicle was the first to mention Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher as one who could succeed Sumlin if the..." November 14

  • Texas A&M has interest in hiring FSU’s Jimbo Fisher

    SEC Country "All signs are pointing toward the end of the Kevin Sumlin era in College Station after six years in charge of the Texas A&M football program. The big question is who will the Aggies go after to help turn them into SEC contenders. According to one writer, A&M might be going after a coach with a..." November 07

  • Texas A&M preparing to move on from Kevin Sumlin

    Yardbarker "Texas A&M is preparing to move on from Kevin Sumlin as their head football coach, according to a report. The Read Optional’s Trey Wallace says Sumlin is not expected to be back as the Aggies’ football coach in 2018. He says the communications department has been asked to begin working on..." November 05

  • Penn State is preparing for Texas A&M to make a run at James Franklin

    CBS Sports "Penn State officials are preparing for Texas A&M to make a run at hiring James Franklin should Kevin Sumlin and the Aggies part ways, CBS Sports has learned. Franklin, in his fourth season with Penn State, has helped resurrect the Nittany Lions from crippling NCAA penalties in the Jerry..." October 12

  • Texas A&M chancellor declines to address Kevin Sumlin's job security

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Coaches on the hot seat know the obligatory "vote of confidence" from administrators often is a harbinger of unemployment to come, but Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin isn't even getting that formality. Asked Friday at a Texas Tribune event whether Sumlin's job is safe, Texas A&M chancellor John..." September 29

  • Texas student body hosts vote to rekindle rivalry with Texas A&M; Tom Herman approves

    Dallas Morning News "The future of Texas' rivalry with Texas A&M is far from promising. The two schools haven't met on the gridiron since 2011, and both teams have filled their respective non-conference slates through most of the next decade. So Texas' student body is taking things into its own hands. Student body..." September 29

  • Ex-A&M AD: ‘I had nothing to do with’ Kevin Sumlin’s massive contract extension

    College Football Talk "If you’re a fan of honesty — or at least one man’s version of what he honestly thinks is reality — this one’s in your wheelhouse. In 2012, the first season for both Kevin Sumlin in College Station and Texas A&M in the SEC, the Aggies went 11-2 overall and 6-2 in conference play, largely behind..." September 22

  • 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