Texas A&M Rumors & News

  • 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

  • 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