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Texas A&M outclasses South Carolina 83-60

And it wasn’t even that close What a week. After a disastrous stretch that left A&M sitting at 2-6 in SEC, the squad was staring at a pair of home games that simply had to be won. They replied in kind, dispatching of Arkansas on Tuesday night and South Carolina today, both by double digits. The next two weeks are perilous, containing three road trips and a home game against...
Via Good Bull Hunting
14 days ago

Report: Former Texas A&M QB commit Tate Martell among prominent athletes who purchased fake Twitter followers

Tate Martell, a former Texas A&M quarterback commit, was among those listed in a recent story from The New York Times about social media’s “black market” that details how certain individuals can collect numerous fake accounts within their Twitter following. The entire piece by Nicolas Confessore, Gabriel J.X. Dance, Richard Harris and Mark Hansen is worth a read. Curiously, there...
Via SEC Country
16 days ago

Former SEC coach: Jimbo Fisher ‘has his hands full’ finding success at Texas A&M

Texas A&M made a huge move on the SEC chessboard by luring Jimbo Fisher, but as great a mind as Fisher is, he’ll be playing a whole different game than he was accustomed to in the ACC Atlantic. Former Auburn coach Gene Chizik, now an SEC Network analyst, knows that Fisher is battling multiple behemoths by making the decision to come to College Station: the ultra competitive SEC...
Via SEC Country
16 days ago

Report: Vanderbilt hiring former Texas A&M wide receivers coach Aaron Moorehead

Vanderbilt is adding an assistant with recent experience in the SEC. According to ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg, the Commodores are hiring former Texas A&M wide receivers coach Aaron Moorehead to fill the same role on their staff. He served as an assistant for the Aggies from 2015-17. Prior to his time at Texas A&M, Moorehead coached wide receivers at Virginia Tech from 2013-14...
Via SEC Country
16 days ago

Freshman Starks leads Texas A&M past Arkansas 80-66

Freshman guard T.J. Starks scored 16 points and Texas A&M used a strong second half to defeat Arkansas 80-66 on Tuesday night in Reed Arena. The Aggies clutched a 33-32 halftime lead despite committing 12 turnovers in the first 20 minutes. A&M (14-8, 3-6 Southeastern Conference) came out hot in the second half, building a 44-34 lead a little more than two minutes in thanks...
Via AP on Yahoo
17 days ago

Arkansas basketball falls to the last-place team in the SEC, Texas A&M

Rather, Texas A&M was the last-place team in the SEC. Following the Aggies’ 80-66 win over Arkansas, though, Texas A&M is out of the cellar. Arkansas, on the other hand, is below .500 (15-7, 4-5) at the halfway point of league play. Texas A&M began the second half like a house on fire. The Aggies made their first six shots from the field. Five of them were 3-pointers...
Via SEC Country
17 days ago

Kevin Sumlin defends Texas A&M legacy: ‘We never had a losing season’

Kevin Sumlin took his share of heat during a six-year tenure at Texas A&M, but you can’t accuse him of letting things slip to the point of a losing season. The new Arizona coach is proud of the 51-26 record he posted with the Aggies, even if it didn’t come with a division or conference title. During a Q&A session with The Athletic’s Chantel Jennings, Sumlin briefly touched...
Via SEC Country
18 days ago

Report: Suspension lifted for Texas A&M DT Zaycoven Henderson

Senior defensive tackle Zaycoven Henderson’s situation it appears just got much brighter. Henderson was suspended indefinitely in early decemberafter he was arrested on aggrevated assault with a deadly weapon charges according to Sam Kahn Jr. of ESPN. Now AggieSports.com is reporting that suspension has been lifted after speaking with Henderson’s agent. “As of now, the suspension...
Via SEC Country
19 days ago

Brian Williams commits to Texas A&M

He’s been everywhere, man. College football recruiting is an ever-evolving world, with coaches constantly trying whatever will attract the top talent to their university and help bolster their football program. While this normally only extends to signing football players, Texas A&M Aggies head coach Jimbo Fisher took a bold step on Sunday, offering a scholarship and receiving...
Via Good Bull Hunting
19 days ago

SEC Network’s Peter Burns: Tennessee, Texas A&M should block out need for instant gratification next 2 seasons

Peter Burns has wise advice for Tennessee and Texas A&M, two programs that will begin new eras next fall. Speaking to CBS Sports’ Barrett Sallee, the SEC Network analyst shared that the Volunteers and Aggies should “block out the noise” and the need for instant gratification during the 2018 and 2019 campaigns. Tennessee hired former Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt...
Via SEC Country
19 days ago

Elite WR has pair of SEC schools among his top 7 college destinations

As many recruits in the Class of 2018 get set to make their college decisions on National Signing Day, one of the top receivers for next year’s class has wasted no time releasing his finalists. Theo Wease, the No. 6 WR and No. 28 overall prospect for 2019, unveiled his top seven choices. He made the announcement on social media on Monday afternoon, and in that group are two SEC schools...
Via SEC Country
19 days ago

Jimbo Fisher, Aggies get big commit from '19

Jimbo Fisher and Texas A&M receive a verbal commitment from the No. 1 ranked safety in the Class of 2019, Brian Williams.
Via ESPN
20 days ago

Texas A&M recruiting: Jimbo Fisher lands commitment from 5-star safety Brian Williams

Jimbo Fisher almost always put together elite classes at Florida State. And he’s now landed his first 5-star commitment at Texas A&M. Brian Williams, a 2019 safety and 5-star prospect, announced his commitment to the Aggies via Twitter on Saturday. Williams is the younger brother of former Arkansas running back Rawleigh Williams. He is listed at 6-foot and weighs 185 pounds....
Via SEC Country
20 days ago
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