Kevin Sumlin was fired at Texas A&M following the 2017 season, despite never winning fewer than 7 games. And according to a report, Sumlin is set to be the next coach at Arizona. Sumlin will take over for Rich Rodriguez, according to a report from Gil Brandt, who is a senior NFL analyst for NFL.com. Bruce Feldman of Sports Illustrated also reported the news. Rodriguez had been the coach at Arizona for the past 6 seasons but was fired from the job in January after a sexual harassment claim for a hostile work environment was filed against him. Sumlin had been the coach at Texas A&M for the past 6 seasons. He went 51-26 in that time, while Rodriguez went 43-35. Sumlin did not coach the Aggies in the bowl game, which Texas A&M lost 55-52 to Wake Forest. Arizona has one of the most exciting quarterbacks in the country in Khalil Tate, who was the PAC-12’s newcomer of the year. In 11 games he threw for 1,591 yards and 14 touchdowns while also rushing for 1,411 yards and 12 touchdowns. Arizona had been linked to Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo, but he elected to remain at Navy.
Kevin Sumlin to be the next coach at Arizona
SEC Country | Jan 14