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SEC Countdown: No. 9 Texas A&M

The exhilarating, dramatic, show-stopping, high-scoring and headline-grabbing Johnny Manziel Era is officially in Texas A&M's rearview. All that's left is the offensive mastermind that is Kevin Sumlin, his staff, a bevy of young and talented players and, oh yeah, millions of dollars worth of renovations for Kyle Field. The Aggies program is in plenty good shape with or...
Via Fox Sports South
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas A&M’s New Scoreboard Is Complete, Now The Largest In College Football

Texas A&M’s Kyle Field has been going under major renovations, and now they can lay claim to having one of the most impressive scoreboards in the entire sport. As of today, Kyle Field’s new scoreboard is the biggest in college football. She’s complete. Here’s your first look at THE LARGEST SCOREBOARD IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL @SEC_Logo @espn @GabeBock #gigem pic.twitter.com...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Football 2014: 10 Things You Need To Know

Before Kevin Sumlin jumped to the SEC three years ago, he had already built a resume as a high-octane coach who slung the football all around Houston. He brought the same kind of punch and energy to College Station and the A&M program, which coincidentally began the Johnny Manziel Era with the school. Now, at a crossroads of sorts, Sumlin must find another quarterback to fill...
Via Football Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M DB Deshazor Everett Does Not Agree With Aggies’ 25:1 SEC Title Odds

Earlier this week, Bovada released a number of options for betting on the 2014 college football season, including conference title odds for the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC and national championship odds for 51 programs. As is usually the case when numbers like these are released, some people agree with the odds the professionals are offering, while others simply do not....
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Texas A&M players suspended from team after bar, parking lot brawl

Two starters from the Texas A&M defense have been suspended from team activities after being charged with misdemeanors related to an April fight. Cornerback Deshazor Everett and safety Floyd Raven turned themselves in to authorities over the weekend and face charges for assault causing bodily injury and criminal mischief. Both men were released after bail was set. A statement...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M QB competition a two horse race

Who will be the successor to Johnny Manziel at Texas A&M? This is one of the biggest questions surrounding the Aggies entering year three as a member of the SEC. So who will it be? It looks like a two-man competition, which was evident once Matt Joeckel decided to transfer (to TCU) in May. Kyle Allen and Kenny Hill appear to be the leading candidates for the job this summer...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Aggie OL Ishmael Wilson transferring to Baylor

With his mother suffering in Dallas with kidney failure, Ishmael Wilson wanted to get closer to home. The redshirt freshman offensive tackle is transferring from Texas A&M to Baylor, and plans to arrive on campus next week in time for the second summer session. “College Station is just too far, and I wanted to be closer,” Wilson said. “I talked to the Baylor coaches about...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: 11-Year-Old Kevin Sumlin Meets Former Notre Dame Running Back Vagas Ferguson

When Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin was a boy, he lived in Indiana. While he attended Purdue when he went to college, a picture tweeted out today by ESPN’s Brett McMurphy shows that Sumlin may have been a Notre Dame fan during his childhood. In the picture, an 11-year-old Sumlin is rocking a Notre Dame sweater with Fighting Irish legend Vagas Ferguson. Yes, that’s 11...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 21 Texas A&M Aggies season preview

The Texas A&M Aggies and head coach Kevin Sumlin are coming off a 9-4 season and the loss of Johnny "Football" Manziel as they prepare for the upcoming 2014 campaign. Manziel leaves some big shoes to fill after accounting for nearly 5,000 total yards last year. With Matt Joeckel transferring as well, the Aggies will look to two inexperienced quarterbacks to take the...
Via College Football Universe
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Kevin Sumlin Spotted A Texas A&M Flag During USA-Portugal World Cup Match

Washington State and Auburn have already been repped at this year’s World Cup in Brazil, and now Texas A&M fans are making their presence known during USMNT games. Even cooler, for the Aggies fan who took his big A&M flag to USA vs. Portugal on Sunday, Kevin Sumlin spotted him and tweeted a picture of the flag. That is all. pic.twitter.com/nGrtPHTrM6 — Kevin Sumlin ...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M receives swag new cleats from Snoop Lion

Reveille better watch his back in College Station. There's a lion on campus. OK. That's a bit of an exaggeration, but Snoop Lion did make his presence known to the Texas A&M football team. The rapper sent a pair of exclusive "Snoop Cleats"€ to Coach Kevin Sumlin and the team, and they're pretty awesome. The all-white cleats are adorned with a portrait...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M’s Kevin Sumlin Trolls Twitter Troll, Favorites Tweet That Mocks His Coaching Ability

Texas A&M has had some pretty good success on the recruiting trail recently. The Aggies received a pledge from 2015 five-star wide receiver DeMarkus Lodge on Thursday, giving Texas A&M the No. 2 class in the country according to 247Sports.com. On Friday, the Aggies landed the No. 1 overall recruit in the 2016 class, offensive tackle Greg Little.  There always seem to be...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Little, Allen’s No. 1 nationally-ranked 2016 offensive lineman commits to Texas A&M

Greg Little, a junior offensive lineman from Allen High and one of the top ranked recruits in the class of 2016, has made his oral commitment to play football for Texas A&M University. Currently, the offensive tackle sits as the No. 1 prospect in the class of 2016, according to 247sports.com. While oral commitments are non-binding, the uptick in Dallas-area talent giving the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Did High School Linebacker Commits to Texas A&M While Wearing a Longhorns T-shirt?

This could either be one of the most ironic and downright funny things on the web--or it could be absolutely nothing. On Thursday Richard Moore, an outside linebacker (rated 25th best in the nation) from Cedar Hill (TX) decided to commit to Texas A&M.He did it in a pretty cool way--he had a video chat with Aggies head coach Kevin Sumlin. However, it kind of looks like he'...
Via FatManWriting
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas A&M’s Kevin Sumlin Recruiting Promotion Makes Coach Look Like ‘The Terminator’

The Texas A&M football program received another big commitment today, as 2015 five-star wide receiver DeMarkus Lodge pledged his allegiance to the Aggies.  BREAKING: Cedar Hill WR Damarkus Lodge has committed to Texas A&M. That’s a 5-star WR in 3 straight classes. #WRTS pic.twitter.com/F4DKUsa1Hq — TexAgs (@TexAgs) June 19, 2014 Texas A&M has been a hot program...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M recruiting gains hashed out on Twitter

Texas A&M football coach Kevin Sumlin is the kind of guy who seems hip to the latest trends. But ask him about the #WRTS hashtag trending on A&M-related social media and Sumlin doesn't have much to say. "I've never tweeted that," Sumlin told The Dallas Morning News at a speaking engagement in Fort Worth earlier this week. "No take on that." While...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Sumlin Jokes About A&M QB Competition: Whomever The Fans Want, I’m Picking The Other Guy

The metaphorical shoes to fill don’t get any bigger than the ones left by Johnny Manziel at Texas A&M. The former Heisman winner, now with the Cleveland Browns, helped take the Aggies to an elite status during his two seasons as a starter.  Who will be replacing Manziel as the man on Texas A&M’s offense? Kevin Sumlin says the competition is ongoing. Tuesday evening,...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texas Tech, Texas A&M have 'mutual interest' in renewing rivalry

Texas hasn't seemed interested in playing Texas A&M again in the near future, but another school in the Lone Star State might be. According to Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman, Texas Tech and Texas A&M have a mutual interest in renewing its rivalry on the football field. The century-old traditional Thanksgiving week game against the Longhorns was the annual...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Aggies land verbal commitment from Plano East DE/LB Landis Durham

Around 2 p.m. Sunday, Texas A&M head football coach Kevin Sumlin sent out his customary "#YESSIR!" tweet, generally reserved for when the Aggies pick up a commitment from a recruit. Roughly 10 minutes later, it was revealed that the tweet was regarding Plano East senior-to-be Landis Durham, who announced a verbal commitment to A&M on Twitter. Logging time at both...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

DT Kingsley Keke commits to the Texas A&M Aggies

The Texas A&M Aggies needed some good news on Wednesday after the high-profile arrests of two players on Tuesday for aggravated robbery and got it with the commitment of Houston (Texas) George Ranch defensive tackle Kinglsey Keke. Rated as a consensus three-star prospect, Keke has a rating of 89 from 247Sports, which makes him a near four-star recruit. The No. 31 defense tackle...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Texas A&M players dismissed following their arrest on armed robbery and drug possession charges.

Dairian Clairborne's mugshot. Via the Bryan-College Station Eagle.Darian Clairborne and Isaiah Golden are ex-Texas A&M Aggies. The linebacker and defensive tackle were dismissed from the Texas A&M football program as a result of their being charged with armed robbery.The pair were charged on Tuesday on charges for an incident that happened on May 23. According to the...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Dismisses Darian Claiborne, Isaiah Golden From Football Team

Sumlin. Texas A&M was already going to have a difficult time living up to high expectations after losing former stars Johnny Manziel, Jake Matthews and Mike Evans to the NFL. Tuesday afternoon, we learned that the Aggies are also losing two more players, but for a much different reason. Kevin Sumlin announced Wednesday that sophomore linebacker Darian Claiborne and sophomore...
Via College Spun
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas A&M’s Ricky Seals-Jones Calls Out FSU Over 12th Man Ad

Dear FSU, Texas A&M WR Ricky Seals-Jones would like to know what's up with your Tallahassee Democrat ad using the Aggies' "12th Man."
Via Gamedayr
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Tweets That He Talked To Kyler Murray The Night Before He Committed To Texas A&M

Johnny Manziel may have officially left college for the NFL a few months ago, but his presence is still being felt on campus at Texas A&M. Wednesday afternoon, the nation’s No. 1 ranked dual-threat quarterback, Kyler Murray, officially committed to play for the Aggies in 2015. Murray, whose father Kevin starred for the program in the 1980s, had narrowed his decision down to...
Via College Spun
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas A&M Football Has A Drawer Full Of Candy That Would Make The Cast Of “Heavyweights” Proud

Texas A&M has become one of the more successful college football programs on the recruiting trail in recent seasons. The Aggies had the No. 6 class in the country in 2014 and the No. 9 class in 2013, according to 247sports.com.  This can be attributed to many things: Johnny Manziel, Kevin Sumlin, the move to the SEC, etc.  Candy, also, should apparently get some credit.  ...
Via College Spun
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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