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Athlon Sports: Preview of Texas A&M football in 2016-17, Aggies to finish 5th in SEC West

Texas A&M won an SEC Championship in baseball today almost three months after clinching the regular season title for basketball. That only adds more pressure on Kevin Sumlin. Athlon Sports came out with its early predictions on arguably Sumlin's most important season. In the article, the Aggies are picked to finish 5th in the SEC West. In addition, Athlon Sports previews A...
Via SportsDay
May 29, 2016

Sumlin expresses doubt about Johnny Manziel's future in interview

Count Kevin Sumlin among those unsure of what's next for Johnny Manziel after a stretch of rough months for the embattled quarterback.  In an interview with Sports Illustrated published Wednesday, the Texas A&M coach was asked about Manziel and said he saw his former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback at a recent wedding. Manziel was released by the Cleveland Browns this offseason...
Via SportsDay
May 25, 2016

Why Aggie Muster is Texas' most meaningful tradition

Big universities, especially in Texas, involve their most exciting traditions with football. Texas A&M's most meaningful tradition has nothing to do with football, or sports for that matter.From what began as a small gathering of Aggies on June 26, 1883 evolved into an annual, worldwide tradition called "Aggie Muster." Every year since 1903, Aggies from everywhere gather together on...
Via SportsDay
May 24, 2016

Texas A&M adds late commitment from 2016 JUCO DT Ratu Mafileo

Texas A&M might finally be done with its 2016 class.The Aggies were searching for a defensive tackle to add to its roster and found one in College of San Mateo (Calif.) DT Ratu Mafileo, who committed on Sunday night.Mafileo announced his decision via Twitter.Mafileo is originally from Hawaii and was considered an Oregon lean coming out of high school but did not qualify.After...
Via SportsDay
May 22, 2016

Ranking the players on Texas A&M's roster: Nos. 5-1 offer potential top pick of 2017 NFL Draft, other pro-caliber talent

It's finally here — the top five. To recap, we ranked the top 25 players on Texas A&M's roster from Monday through Friday. Trevor Knight cracked the top ten, only one offensive lineman made the cut and 16 players on defense were ranked. Fresh faces were added, and there were a few players with top 10 potential but lacked the consistency and/or health. Here's the links...
Via SportsDay
May 20, 2016

Ranking the players on Texas A&M's roster: Nos. 15-11 feature pair of receivers, potential breakout player

On the third day, we now enter the potential group. Most of the players listed could be top seven players, but they either lack the health or consistency to achieve that status. A sleeper is also ranked that might surprise some people, and he could be poised for a special year. 15. Speedy Noil, WR- Sophomore slump would be an understatement when describing last season for Speedy...
Via SportsDay
May 18, 2016

Ranking the players on Texas A&M's roster: Nos. 20-16 feature first running back, only offensive lineman

On Monday, we released the top 25-21 players on Texas A&M's roster.The College Sports Blog continues with the next five, featuring the lone offensive lineman on the entire list. Here's round two.20. Nick Harvey, DB- Nick Harvey finally has an opportunity to come up big for the Aggies this fall. An upperclassman started ahead of Harvey at corner in his first two years -- De'Vante...
Via SportsDay
May 17, 2016

Ranking the players on Texas A&M's roster: Nos. 25-21 highlight defense, newcomers

In February, we came out with the early top 25 rankings of the Texas A&M roster for the 2016-17 season.After almost half of the offseason and the Aggies' first Maroon & White Game since 2013, the College Sports Blog is at it again with a fresh set of rankings. Like last time, the list will be released in increments of five each day this week.Since Drew Kaser is no longer...
Via SportsDay
May 16, 2016

College football coaches on the hot seat in 2016

College football coaches on the hot seat in 2016.
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Aggie Isaiah Golden gets 10 years for 2014 robbery

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) A Texas A&M player kicked off the team following his 2014 arrest in a drug-related case must serve 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to robbery. Ex-defensive lineman Isaiah Golden of Carthage was sentenced Wednesday in College Station as part of a plea deal on three robbery counts. A judge could reconsider the penalty for the 21-year-old...
Via AP on Fox
May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Four-star DB Derrick Tucker commits to Texas A&M over TCU, Texas, others

Texas A&M scored a major win on the recruiting trail on Friday morning.Four-star Manvel safety Derrick Tucker gave the Aggies a surprising verbal commitment, according to a report from 247Sports.com."I've been saying all along that there is nothing like football in the state of Texas," Tucker said. "I felt like it was the right time to make a decision, and Texas A&M is close...
Via SportsDay
May 13, 2016

Writer: Texas A&M has no substance; Aggies are Kardashians of college football

In case you haven't been keeping up.Last week, Pete Fiutak of Campus Insiders wrote that Texas A&M is 'The Kardashians of College Football.'In the article, Fiutak compares the Aggies going through five-star quarterbacks like Kim Kardashian 'used to go through famous husbands' and says it "isn't going to be an SEC West championship season ... there won't be a conference championship...
Via SportsDay
May 11, 2016

Trevor Knight, Myles Garrett among 29 Texas A&M student athletes set to go on mission trip to Haiti

Senior quarterback Trevor Knight and Mikado Hinson director of player development met with members of the media to discuss an upcoming mission trip to Haiti."We are really excited about our trip," Hinson said to reporters at a press conference. "it's been a long time coming. How we got approached about taking this trip to Haiti, an organization called Mission of Hope out of Austin...
Via SportsDay
May 09, 2016

Texas A&M assistant disciplined for tweets on recruit's decommitment

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin says assistant Aaron Moorehead has been disciplined for a series of tweets about loyalty and accountability he posted last week after a highly touted quarterback recruit announced he was breaking a verbal commitment to the Aggies. Sumlin said in a statement Monday that Moorehead "abused the privilege of social media...
Via AP on Fox
May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

A&M assistant is disciplined for tweets on player's reversal

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin says assistant Aaron Moorehead has been disciplined for a series of tweets about loyalty and accountability he posted last week after a highly touted quarterback recruit announced he was breaking a verbal commitment to the Aggies. Sumlin said in a statement Monday that Moorehead ''abused the privilege of social media...
Via AP on Fox
May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Sumlin disciplines Texas A&M assistant for commitment tweets

Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin disciplined assistant coach Aaron Moorhead on Monday, days after Moorehead sent a series of tweets questioning the accountability of players.Moorehead's tweets were assumed to be related to the decommitment of 5-star quarterback prospect Tate Martell, but Moorehead disputed any connection.
Via Fox Sports
May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas A&M WR coach disciplined for Twitter rant

Last week, the Texas A&M football program had a series of unfortunate events after five-star quarterback Tate Martell de-committed from the program. As a result of Martell’s decision, Texas A&M wide receivers coach Aaron Moorehead went on Twitter and delivered a bone-headed rant. That rant turned off a four-star and five-star wide receiver, who said the comments have led...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Sumlin Releases Statement About Punishment For Assistant Coach Who Subtweeted Recruit

Last week, Texas A&M football made headlines in the recruiting world for all the wrong reasons. On Wednesday night, wide receivers coach Aaron Moorehead tweeted scathing messages that were clearly jabs at Tate Martell, a five-star quarterback recruit who had just decommitted from the Aggies. Hours later, the program lost another recruit, four-star receiver Mannie Netherly, who...
Via College Spun
May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas A&M assistant coach disciplined for Twitter fiasco

Texas A&M has released a statement from football coach Kevin Sumlin announcing that assistant coach Aaron Moorehead has been disciplined after a Twitter rant following the transfer of a big name-transfer last week.Sumlin says Moorehead will remain with the team and the details of the discipline will be kept private.“Last week, one of our assistant coaches, Aaron Moorehead,...
Via SportsDay
May 09, 2016

Texas A&M Aggies: Exclusive Interview with 2016 RB Commit Rakeem Boyd

Rakeem Boyd is a four-star running back in the Texas A&M Aggies’ 2016 recruiting class. He is expected to be a star at the Division-I level and the Aggies couldn’t be happier to have him on board. Texas A&M is going to need an offensive spark like Boyd over the next four years and he will not disappoint. Last season at Stratford High School in Texas, Boyd put together...
Via This Given Sunday
May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Cowlishaw: Kevin Sumlin right not to fire A&M assistant for Twitter outburst

It's been a less-than-stellar week for the Texas A&M football team. Wednesday night the Aggies lost another five-star quarterback, this time before he even arrived on campus, when Tate Martell de-committed from A&M. Aggie assistant Aaron Moorehead abruptly lost his mind on Twitter and decried youth culture in general for the recruiting loss. This outburst caused even more...
Via SportsDay
May 06, 2016

Texas A&M sheds some swagger with another lost quarterback

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- The five-star quarterbacks are gone, replaced at Texas A&M by a graduate transfer looking for a second chance. The hotshot young coordinator is out. A seasoned veteran assistant is now running Texas A&M's offense.On the recruiting trail, yet another five-star passer has bailed on the Aggies, and the reaction one A&M assistant had to the...
Via AP on Fox
May 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas A&M sheds some swagger and tries to change trajectory

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) The five-star quarterbacks are gone, replaced at Texas A&M by a graduate transfer looking for a second chance. The hotshot young coordinator is out. A seasoned veteran assistant is now running Texas A&M's offense. On the recruiting trail, yet another five-star passer has bailed on the Aggies, and the reaction one A&M assistant had to the...
Via AP on Fox
May 06, 2016  |  Discuss

5-star QB Tate Martell posts recruiting update

Tate Martell, the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback in the 2017 recruiting class, set off quite the chain reaction late Wednesday night into Thursday morning when he announced his decommitment from Texas A&M. Everything you can imagine was part of the drama: an assistant coach subtweeting a recruit’s decision; another decommitment stemming from that subtweet; people tweeting mean...
Via College Spun
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

How Texas A&M can finally put an end to all the drama

If you're a college football fan, hopefully you didn't go to bed too early Wednesday night, because if you did, you missed the single most entertaining evening of the offseason that didn't include the words "gas mask bong."It came in Texas as the latest chapter of "As College Station Turns," where there appears to be more drama at Texas A&M.If you missed this particular installment...
Via Fox Sports
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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