Texas A&M Rumors & News

  • Mark Snyder fired as Texas A&M defensive coordinator

    CBSSports.com "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 28

  • 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

    CBSSports.com "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

    CBSSports.com "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.com "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.com "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

    CBSSports.com "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.com "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

    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

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