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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
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aggies D-line depth takes a hit as Jay Arnold forced to retire

The Texas A&M Aggies defensive transition under John Chavis hit a speed bump Thursday, as junior defensive tackle Jay Arnold announced he would no longer be playing for the team due to health reasons. Arnold had undergone surgery on this shoulder this offseason and was expected to provide experience and depth to the Aggies front seven. While Arnold may not have been the most...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gary Patterson says QB Kenny Hill has been ‘awesome’

Former Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Kenny Hill is now a member of the Texas Christian Horned Frogs, and the reviews of him could not be more glowing. In fact, head coach Gary Patterson spoke to ESPN and went so far as to say that Hill was “awesome.” “He’s been awesome. Had a great spring coming over for practices and has been working really hard in the offseason and...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Community Mourns Loss Of John David Crow, The Aggies’ First Heisman Trophy Winner

John David Crow, one of the greatest players in the history of the Texas A&M football program, passed away last night at the age of 79.  The running back’s career in College Station, Texas, was a legendary one. He was part of the Aggies’ first team to beat Texas at Darrel K Royal Stadium in 1956. He was the school’s first Heisman Trophy winner in 1957. He played both ways...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Sumlin discusses using both quarterbacks together

The Texas A&M Aggies are faced with a problem. Well, it isn’t really a problem, because having two great quarterbacks who are both still very young with a lot of room to grow is a very good problem. I think I would call it more of a dilemma. The dilemma is, who do you choose, the guy who came in midway through the season and showed off for your team or the true freshman who...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Football: Kevin Sumlin Discusses Possibility Of Using Kyle Allen, Kyler Murray Together

Texas A&M has two young, very-talented quarterbacks: Kyle Allen and Kyler Murray.  Allen, a sophomore, threw for 1,322 yards and 16 touchdowns last season, taking over as the Aggies’ starter roughly midway through the season. Murray, a true freshman, was ranked by some outlets as the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback in the 2015 class.  They possess different skill sets. Could...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M lands 2016 OL commit Colton Prater

The offensive line for the Texas A&M Aggies struggled last season after the loss of two top ten tackles, but the Aggies may have found their replacement to Luke Joeckel and Jake Matthews. Enter three-star offensive lineman Colton Prater. Prater made an official announcement of his commitment to the Aggies on social media over the weekend. The commitment gives the College Station...
Via Campus Sports Net
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Football: Kevin Sumlin Says Brandon Williams Will Start Camp At CB

Last season, Texas A&M running back Brandon Williams carried the ball 87 times for 379 yards and three touchdowns. In 2015, we may see him trying to shut down opposing offenses. Aggies head coach Kevin Sumlin says that Williams will start the year at cornerback, and he’s excited about the opportunity. Brandon Williams will indeed start out camp at cornerback, and could go...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M OC Says Incoming 5-Star QB Kyler Murray Will Get Opportunity To Compete For Starting Job

Last fall, Kyle Allen took over for Kenny Hill as Texas A&M’s starting quarterback, and he did a pretty-solid job. The 6-foot-3, 205-pound QB threw for 1,322 yards and 16 touchdowns during his freshman campaign. Most have Allen penciled in as the Aggies’ starting quarterback for the 2015 season. He’ll have some serious competition for that spot, though.  Texas A&M...
Via College Spun
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Football Team Trains Like Navy SEALs

LSU better watch their backs. Third-year coach Kevin Sumlin brought the Texas A&M Aggies to Lake Bryan for some unorthodox training, reminiscent of Navy SEALS and Marines’ “Hell Week.” If you saw American Sniper or Lone Survivor, it may look familiar. Assistant coaches tweeted pictures Thursday of the players walking into the lake with arms linked together. In another post...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Sumlin really did fire his pool boy for snooping

Kevin Sumlin has no tolerance for snooping employees. Last week, a story made the rounds about the Texas A&M coach supposedly firing his pool boy for making a Twitter comment about the Aggies coach hiring a defensive coordinator. The story unfolded on Twitter after Sumlin responded to a tweet from the pool boy, Rustin McFarland....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Sean Salisbury may not be mentoring Kenny Hill after all

Suspended Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill has been receiving advice from various sources, but former ESPN football analyst Sean Salisbury is reportedly not one of them. On his two radio shows, Salisbury claimed that he was hired as a mentor for Hill, but the Texas A&M quarterback’s family denied any involvement with the former NFL veteran. While Hill has struggled this...
Via Awful Announcing
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Suspends QB Kenny Hill Two Games For Violating Team Rules

Texas A&M has told Kenny Hill to Kenny “Chill” … on the sideline for two games. A&M announced Saturday morning that the quarterback has been suspended two games for violating team rules. It’s still unclear what rule or rules Hill broke, and we might never find out. Regardless, he’ll miss the team’s game Saturday against Louisiana-Monroe. The Aggies will also be...
Via NESN.com
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas A&M and Kevin Sumlin searching for answers

Texas A&M’s 59-0 loss to Alabama on Saturday was easily the worst of Kevin Sumlin’s three seasons in College Station. The Aggies had...
Via Athlon Sports
October 20, 2014  |  1 Comment

Can The Texas A&M Aggies Win The SEC? How Good Are They?

 The Texas A&M Aggies are pretty good.  Just how good?  Well fortunately for us we'll be able to see it play out on the field and not have to worry about rankings.  Kevin Sumlin has a lot of good young talent emerging as playmakers.  The spotlight is on sophmore Kenny Hill who came to the Aggies from Southlake Carrol high school.  For those of you not from Texas......Southlake...
Via Football Nation
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas A&M’s Kyle Allen, After Losing QB Competition: “Don’t Count Me Out Yet”

The battle to be Texas A&M’s opening day starting quarterback may officially be over, but that doesn’t mean that the man who lost is going to give up hope on perhaps someday supplanting his competition. Saturday, Aggies head coach Kevin Sumlin announced that sophomore signal-caller Kenny Hill would be the team’s starting quarterback to begin the season. Soon after, freshman...
Via College Spun
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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