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Kevin Sumlin on Myles Garrett: ‘We call him Batman’

Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett is surely going to be one of the top players to watch in college football this season. That isn’t because he is on the level of Ohio State’s Joey Bosa. It’s because of who his coach, Kevin Sumlin, compares him to. In a Sports Illustrated article featuring Garrett being driven by his two older siblings, Sumlin was asked what the sophomore’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M likely to settle on one quarterback?

Who will be Texas A&M's starting quarterback this season? It's among the biggest questions in the SEC with the season approaching, and it's one that will start to get some clarification when the Aggies open camp on Aug. 10.In most situations, Kyle Allen would be the obvious answer. Allen won the starting job at midseason last year from Kenny Hill and went on to throw for 1,322...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

SQ College Football Top-25 Preview: #21 Texas A&M

The 2015 college football season is almost a month away, which means we're getting closer to figuring out who the king of the crop will be. We've assembled our own list of the NCAA's best teams here at SQ in anticipation of the new season. Today, we take a look at #21 Texas A&M.Team: Texas A&MSQ Ranking: 212014 Record: 8-5Finish in AP Poll: Not RankedHead Coach: Kevin Sumlin...
Via The Sports Quotient
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Aggies: Predicting Wins and Losses for 2015

It was a busy offseason for head coach Kevin Sumlin and the Texas A&M Aggies, especially on the defensive side of the ball. Scoring points has never been an issue for Texas A&M, but the defense needs some work if the Aggies look to improve in the win column. In the last three seasons, A&M has allowed an average 36.6 points per game against SEC opponents – a statistic...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

BLOGUIN TOP 50: NO. 27 — Texas A&M

Texas A&M Aggies 2014 Record: 8-5 (won bowl game) 1 Burning Question: Will Texas A&M’s young talent build on last season? With young returning players at nearly every position on the field, Texas A&M is also equally strong in experience. All of the skill position contributors, except wide receiver Malcome Kennedy, return for the Aggies. While they also return a lot...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

BLOGUIN TOP 50: NO. 27 — Texas A&M

Texas A&M Aggies 2014 Record: 8-5 (won bowl game) 1 Burning Question: Will Texas A&M’s young talent build on last season? With young returning players at nearly every position on the field, Texas A&M is also equally strong in experience. All of the skill position contributors, except wide receiver Malcome Kennedy, return for the Aggies. While they also return a lot...
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier and Kevin Sumlin Make Small Bet On their Defenses

To succeed in college football you have to be able to score points. To succeed in SEC football you have to be able to stop the other team from scoring points. Since Texas A&M has been in the SEC the Aggies have not been good at stopping SEC teams from scoring. Last season they allowed 28 points a game.Steve Spurrier's South Carolina squad was not any better last season allowing...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Combo of Daylon Mack, Myles Garrett poised to turnaround A&M defense?

There's no sugarcoating the Texas A&M defensive performance a season ago, they were just plain awful. The Aggies have a talented corp of players to build around but may have put them on the field too soon last season, judging by the results which included the 104th ranked total defense, 83rd ranked passing defense and 111th ranked rushing defense in 2014. With a new scheme now...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pranking Kevin Sumlin is not the smartest thing to do

If you think that you can just do whatever you want to an SEC head football coach, you probably want to check out Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin’s Twitter account first. It may just save you some embarrassment, or an ass beating. College Spun shared an exchange Sumlin had with an Aggies fan on Twitter. The fan said that he would play ding-dong-ditch if he got enough retweets...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Football: You Better Think Twice Before Trying To Prank Kevin Sumlin At His House

Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin doesn’t suffer fools. Back in January, Sumlin publicly fired his pool boy after he tweeted about a conversation the Aggies coach had with LSU-turned-A&M defensive coordinator John Chavis. On Friday, a local fan attempted to play “ding dong ditch” at Sumlin’s house, if he could garner enough retweets.  100 RT’s and I’ll ding dong...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Head Coach Kevin Sumlin Gives Twitter Prankster Fair Warning

Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin is not someone to be trifled with. He proved that last summer with how he handled the pool boy that shared too much on Twitter. Being that he is the coach of the very popular Texas A&M Aggies messing with him is the last thing anyone with any sense would do.It appears that one twitter user (Kip Williams?) decided he would give it a try for...
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M RB Jay Bradford dealing with medical condition

Texas A&M Aggies true freshman running back Jay Bradford is dealing with an unspecified medical issue that could affect his availability for the start of the season. John Taylor of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk reported the story, and Aggies head football coach Kevin Sumlin made a brief statement in a release from the university itself. “Jay Bradford had a medical condition...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M's Sumlin: I couldn't beat Chavis so I hired him

Texas A&M's hiring of defensive coordinator John Chavis away from LSU was one of the biggest assistant coaching moves of the offseason. The Aggies have struggled defensively at times under Kevin Sumlin, and on the other side of the ball, they've gotten an up-close view of Chavis' genius, as their dynamic offense has been held under 20 points in three straight losses to the Tigers...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Sumlin on Hiring John Chavis: If You Can't Beat 'Em, Hire 'Em

It has been no secret the last three seasons. The one team that has had Texas A&M's number has been LSU. The Tigers defense figured out Kevin Sumlin's offense better than anyone and had little trouble beating the Aggies. So when Sumlin set out to find a new defensive coordinator he didn't have far to look. Why not hire the guy that keeps beating you?It is one thing for the media...
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Sumlin open to playing two QBs this season?

The Texas A&M Aggies have two excellent young quarterbacks on this year’s roster in rising sophomore Kyle Allen and five-star freshman Kyler Murray, and head coach Kevin Sumlin could be prepared to play the both of them in 2015. As was reported by Kate Hairopoulos of The Dallas Morning News, Sumlin implied that while nothing was yet set in stone, the team could very well...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Sumlin doesn't rule out playing two QBs this season

Sophomore quarterback Kyle Allen looked like a future star in the making at times last season, as he helped engineer a 41-38 victory at Auburn and won the MVP of the Liberty Bowl in a shootout victory over West Virginia to close the season.  As his coach Kevin Sumlin put it, Allen should only improve this season: However, the Aggies have added five-star quarterback recruit Kyler...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Sumlin admits hiring John Chavis away from LSU because "Texas A&M couldn't beat the LSU defense."

Kevin Sumlin. Image via The Baton Rouge Advocate. The "brutally honest" news of the day comes from SEC Media Days in Hoover, Al. In his media session on Tuesday, Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin explained exactly why he hired first year Aggies defensive coordinator John Chavis away from LSU. "Sumlin was asked about the Chavis hire plenty at the 2015 SEC Media Days on Tuesday...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M looking to end defensive struggles in 2015

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) -- Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin figured if he couldn't score against John Chavis, he should hire him. "That's exactly what I did," Sumlin said. "There's really nothing more to the answer than that. That's true. We've studied the defense. We get it. "We struggled. It's a great fit for us and a great fit for him." Chavis' hiring was the hot topic for Sumlin's...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M's Sumlin happy to have Chavis on his side

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin figured if he couldn't score against John Chavis, he should hire him. ''That's exactly what I did,'' Sumlin said. ''There's really nothing more to the answer than that. That's true. We've studied the defense. We get it. ''We struggled. It's a great fit for us and a great fit for him.'' Chavis' hiring was the hot topic for Sumlin...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M looking to end defensive struggles in 2015

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) -- Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin says hiring defensive coordinator John Chavis from LSU was "a great fit for us and a great fit for him." It might also add some spice to the LSU-Texas A&M rivalry, though Sumlin says he's not sure "if it can get any more spicy than it is now." Chavis and LSU have sued each other over his departure. Sumlin had decided if he...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Football: Kevin Sumlin Hired Former LSU Defensive Coordinator John Chavis Because The Aggies Couldn’t Beat Them

When Texas A&M takes the field this season, the Aggies’ defense will be led by first-year defensive coordinator John Chavis. Chavis has two decades of experience as an SEC defensive coordinator at Tennessee and LSU. Chavis stewarded the LSU defense from 2009-14, and the Tigers defeated A&M each of the last three season with Sumlin as head coach. When asked if he hired Chavis...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Aggies release initial depth chart for 2015 season

As part of the SEC Media Days event in Hoover, Alabama, Texas A&M has released their 2015 media guide. The highlight upon release of the media guide is the initial depth charts listed in the guide.  While every position is subject to change and many key freshmen are not listed due to arriving over the summer, the depth charts give a window into the minds of the Aggie coaches...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M releases official 2015 pump up video

Texas A&M’s football will kick-off in less than two months. Are you ready for it Aggie Fans? The football team released its official hype video for the upcoming season and it does not disappoint. Warning this video will cause goosebumps. Head coach Kevin Sumlin, definitely enjoys celebrating with his team and has formed a unique relationship that we don’t always see between...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Five-star OT describes his A&M commitment as 'soft'

Despite being committed to the Texas A&M Aggies since last June, five-star offensive tackle prospect Greg Little recently told ESPN while attending The Opening that he intends to continue to look around at other schools during his senior season of high school. Little is currently ranked as the top prospect in Texas and the top offensive linemen prospect in that nation by 247...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M DL Jay Arnold retires due to shoulder issues

Texas A&M defensive lineman Jay Arnold will retire from football due to chronic shoulder issues. Brent Zwerneman of the Houston Chronicle reported the development. A rising junior, Arnold registered 22 tackles and 3.5 sacks across two seasons with the Aggies. He had shoulder surgery in the offseason and as he told Zwerneman, “the shoulder wasn’t going to hold up for another...
Via Campus Sports Net
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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