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Breaking down Texas A&M: Could a tougher schedule cancel out Aggies' improvements?

While Texas A&M returns Myles Garrett, a strong stable of wide receivers and some solid defensive backs, plenty of preseason college football magazines still have the Aggies finishing in the middle of the pack in the SEC.Even Thursday's SEC preseason media poll had the Aggies fourth in the SEC West and seventh in the conference overall. A read through the previews shows A&...
Via SportsDay
3 days ago

Kevin Sumlin says Texas A&M will wear throwback uniforms in 2016

Get excited, Texas A&M football fans, Aggies head coach Kevin Sumlin has announced the program will be unveiling new throwback uniforms during the 2016 season. Sumlin announced the team’s alternate uniform is coming during an appearance at an event in Dallas. There is no word on what year the uniform will pay tribute to, but Sumlin claims it will be a championship team —...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Sumlin says Texas A&M will have throwback uniform

Texas A&M’s football team will be sporting a throwback uniform for at least one game this season.  Aggies’ coach Kevin Sumlin confirmed at an event in Dallas Wednesday evening that the program will wear an alternate uniform.  This year’s throwback jersey, yet to be unveiled, will pay tribute to a championship team, Sumlin said.  "We will have a throwback uniform...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel apologizes to Texas A&M fans, calls himself Aggie for life

Former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons lately. A four-game suspension for substance abuse. Questions being raised about if he would be best off in jail. Trips to Mexico in his old team's jersey.Considering his run of dominance straight to the Heisman while at College Station, some wonder whether or not it is too late for...
Via SportsDay
6 days ago

Cowlishaw: How much longer can Kevin Sumlin survive four- and five-loss seasons at Texas A&M?

SportsDay's Tim Cowlishaw answered questions in a live chat Thursday. Here are some highlights.Question: Don't see how the Aggies are going to make up much ground on Bama and LSU in the SEC West in 2016. Do you think it will cost [Kevin] Sumlin his job?Cowlishaw: Sumlin seems to be rolling along nicely with 4-5 losses a year. That won't last forever, you're correct. But I don't know...
Via SportsDay
7 days ago

SEC preseason poll predicts tough road for A&M

The preseason predictions are in, and it shows a tough road for Texas A&M in conference play.Those gathered at Southeastern Conference media days picked the Aggies to finish fourth in the SEC West this season.Alabama was picked to win the division and win the conference. Tennessee was picked to win the SEC East. The Crimson Tide received 246 first-place votes, while the Aggies...
Via SportsDay
10 days ago

This Texas A&M position unit might be the best one in the SEC

The ability of Texas A&M's wide receivers is not among one of the unknowns surrounding the Aggies heading into the season. Christian Kirk proved why he was ranked so highly coming out of high school in 2015, while Ricky Seals-Jones and Josh Reynolds provided a stabilizing force amid the team's swirling quarterback question. A&M is expected to have its receivers sit among...
Via SportsDay
10 days ago

This Texas A&M position unit may be the best one in the SEC

The ability of Texas A&M's wide receivers is not among the unknowns surrounding the Aggies heading into the 2016 season.Christian Kirk proved why he was rated so highly coming out of high school in 2015, while Ricky Seals-Jones and Josh Reynolds provided a stabilizing force amid the team's swirling quarterback situation.A&M is expected to have its receivers be among the conference...
Via SportsDay
10 days ago

Kevin Sumlin says he's communicated with Johnny Manziel after months of silence

It's been a whirlwind few months (or years, really) for Johnny Manziel, but there have been signs of hope recently that the former Texas A&M and Cleveland Browns quarterback is starting to clean up his act. Most importantly, after claiming Manziel that he would get sober starting July 1st, Manziel has stayed out of the news. That doesn't mean that things are 100 percent back...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Get Pumped For The Upcoming Texas A&M Season With This Awesome Hype Video

With SEC Media Days taking over the college football airwaves this week, we’re not too far off from the beginning of the season. In less than two months, Texas A&M will host UCLA in a big non-conference game at Kyle Field, kicking off a highly-anticipated 2016 campaign. To help Aggie fans get excited for the upcoming season, YouTuber Cold Chedda made an awesome A&M hype...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas' Bret Bielema recalls his salty exchange with Kevin Sumlin after losing to Texas A&M on tripping penalty

Back in the 2014 season, Texas A&M escaped AT&T Stadium with a 35-28 win over Arkansas in part thanks to a late Razorback touchdown called back for a penalty.Turns out Arkansas coach Bret Bielema was pretty salty about it. At SEC Media Days Wednesday, Bielema shared what he told Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin in the post-game handshake.To view the tweet on mobile, click...
Via SportsDay
11 days ago

Kevin Sumlin says he's communicated with Johnny Manziel after months of silence

It's been a whirlwind few months (or years, really) for Johnny Manziel, but there have been signs of hope recently that the former Texas A&M and Cleveland Browns quarterback is starting to clean up his act. Most importantly, after claiming Manziel that he would get sober starting July 1st, Manziel has stayed out of the news. That doesn't mean that things are 100 percent back...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

TSS Top 50: No. 36 Texas A&M Aggies

1 Burning Question: Will Texas A&M Have a Big Season To Get Kevin Sumlin off the hot seat? Sumlin’s career in College Station got off to a fantastic start. In his first season at A&M, he led the Aggies to an 11-2 record, which included a victory over eventual national champion Alabama…in Tuscaloosa. He followed that up with a respectable 9-4 showing in 2013, finishing...
Via The Student Section
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M, Kevin Sumlin trying to reverse slow slide in SEC

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) -- The trajectory of Kevin Sumlin's tenure at Texas A&M has not been going in the right direction.The fifth-year coach hopes a transfer quarterback and some talented defensive linemen can get the Aggies back into the conversation as a serious threat in the Southeastern Conference."I like where we are," Sumlin said Tuesday at SEC Media Days. "I like the chemistry...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Baby: Texas A&M's Myles Garrett transitioning from poet, dinosaur lover to center of attention

HOOVER, Ala. -- Even a few feet away from Myles Garrett, the sound of camera shutters closing overpowered the words from the Texas A&M junior defensive end.Overpowering Garrett with anything -- either with force on the football field or in a discussion about dinosaurs -- seems to be a tough task these days. And as he shuffled in and out of rooms on Tuesday during SEC media days...
Via SportsDay
12 days ago

Texas A&M, Sumlin trying to reverse slow slide

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) The trajectory of Kevin Sumlin's tenure at Texas A&M has not been going in the right direction. The fifth-year coach hopes a transfer quarterback and some talented defensive linemen can get the Aggies back into the conversation as a serious threat in the Southeastern Conference. ''I like where we are,'' Sumlin said Tuesday at SEC Media Days. ''I like the chemistry...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas A&M WR Rocks Aggies-Themed Jacket At SEC Media Day

There’s school pride, and then there’s fashion. Aggies wide receiver Ricky Seals-Jones showed up at SEC Media Day with a custom Texas A&M suit jacket. Though the jacket looks pretty normal from the outside, the real surprise is in the lining: Just in case you were wondering who Ricky Seals-Jones plays for… @AggieFootball pride at #SECMD16 pic.twitter.com/To93GupEz7 ...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin on Johnny Manziel: 'He's an Aggie. He will always be an Aggie'

We all knew it was coming. Somebody was going to ask Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin a Johnny Manziel question at SEC Media Days.Sumlin was asked if he thought he could have done more to help the now-troubled, jobless quarterback. He didn't really answer the question, offering this instead. While not answering that question, Sumlin acknowledged that he exchanged text messages with...
Via SportsDay
12 days ago

Three quick takeaways from A&M's arrival at SEC Media Days

HOOVER, Ala. -- Tuesday is Texas A&M's time to sit in front of cameras and microphones on Day Two of SEC Media Days.The Aggies contingent of coach Kevin Sumlin, quarterback Trevor Knight, wide receiver Ricky Seals-Jones and defensive end Myles Garrett formally meet with the media late Tuesday afternoon.But shortly after they arrived in Alabama, they met with a small group of...
Via SportsDay
12 days ago

Texas A&M lands Oregon transfer Kirk Merritt

Texas A&M’s 2016 did not get off to a great start after they lost a number of talented players to transfer. However, they will now look to improve in the coming years after landing a transfer of their own in the form of former Oregon wide receiver Kirk Merritt. Merritt confirmed that he would be seeking a transfer from Oregon last month and on Friday, he announced he was transferring...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Former 4-star recruit, Oregon WR transferring to Texas A&M

-- Tap here if you're on a mobile device.The Aggies' passing attack of the future received a nice boost Friday morning.Kirk Merritt, a little more than two weeks after announcing his decision to transfer from Oregon, has decided on Texas A&M as his new college home.He took to Twitter to announce his choice, just a few minutes after head coach Kevin Sumlin had tweeted out the...
Via SportsDay
16 days ago

Texas A&M Lands Oregon Transfer Kirk Merritt, A Former 4-Star Recruit

Texas A&M has landed a commitment from former Oregon wide receiver Kirk Merritt.  The 5-foot-11, 205-pound athlete spent one season with the Ducks, catching five passes for 61 yards in 2015. He was a four-star recruit in the 2015 class out of Destrehan, La.  Aggies’ coach Kevin Sumlin not-so-subtly confirmed the news on Twitter.  #YESSIR! — Kevin Sumlin (@CoachSumlin...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

A smoker, tobacco and good football: Five things you may not know about A&M's defensive coordinator

When Texas A&M hired defensive coordinator John Chavis before the beginning of last season, the Aggies picked up one of the most veteran defensive minds in the country. Prior to coming to College Station, Chavis was shutting down A&M's office when he held the same role at Louisiana State. In his first year, Chavis helped the Aggies lower its yards allow per game to 380...
Via SportsDay
16 days ago

New A&M QB among Aggies to appear at SEC Media Days

Three of A&M's biggest playmakers this season will flank Kevin Sumlin at next week's SEC Media Days. A&M quarterback Trevor Knight, defensive end Myles Garrett and wide receiver Ricky Seals-Jones will be at the four-day event in Birmingham, Alabama. This will be the first general media availability for Knight, who is a graduate transfer from Oklahoma. Garrett is expected...
Via SportsDay
18 days ago

New Texas A&M QB among Aggies to appear at SEC Media Days

Three of Texas A&M's biggest playmakers this season will flank Kevin Sumlin at next week's SEC Media Days. A&M quarterback Trevor Knight, defensive end Myles Garrett and wide receiver Ricky Seals-Jones will be at the four-day event in Birmingham, Alabama. This will be the first general media availability for Knight, who is a graduate transfer from Oklahoma. Garrett is expected...
Via SportsDay
18 days ago
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