TEXAS A&M RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kevin Sumlin says Texas A&M has made 'big strides' on defense

Kevin Sumlin joined ESPN's The Paul Finebaum Show on Tuesday to discuss the status of the Aggies at Texas A&M. The head coach spoke about topics ranging from Trevor Knight being named quarterback to the state of the SEC West. For the full segment, follow this link and download the show from the ESPN Podcenter.On naming Trevor Knight starter… SUMLIN: I thought he had a...
Via SportsDay
11 hours ago

Sumlin says he wants Manziel to 'be at peace and be safe' in Finebaum interview; says defense has made 'big strides'

Kevin Sumlin joined Paul Finebaum on the Paul Finebaum show to discuss the status of the Aggies at Texas A&M. The head coach spoke about topics ranging from Trevor Knight being named quarterback to his message to Johnny Manziel For the full segment, follow this link and download the show from the ESPN Podcenter.On naming Trevor Knight starter...SUMLIN: I thought he had a great...
Via SportsDay
12 hours ago

Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin says he wants Johnny Manziel to 'be at peace and be safe'

Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin says he hasn't heard from former Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel since February, at former wide receiver Mike Evans' wedding. But he still has a message for the former Heisman winner turned NFL cast-off.In an interview on ESPN's The Paul Finebaum Show, Sumlin said that his hope for Johnny Football "is for him to be at peace and be safe. It has nothing...
Via SportsDay
12 hours ago

Johnny Manziel is ignoring help from Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin

Johnny Manziel has gone from college football star to possibly never playing an NFL snap again in a matter of a few years. He's claimed to have gotten his life together and refrained from partying but there's little reason to believe he'll be able to keep that up over the course of an entire career.Numerous people have tried to reach out to Manziel to help him get back on track,...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel, Friends Allegedly Trash Hollywood House In Drug-, Booze-Fest

Von Miller should consider himself lucky Johnny Manziel isn’t living with him. Manziel allegedly hosted two all-night parties in 48 hours last week at house he and a friend rented in West Hollywood, Calif., Emily Smith reported Thursday in “Page Six” of The New York Post. The embattled quarterback’s festivities left the place a mess, and the owners claim revelers did $32...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Trevor Knight named starting QB for Texas A&M

The transfers of Kyle Allen and Kyler Murray put the Texas A&M QB job up for grabs. Over at Oklahoma, Trevor Knight was beaten out by Baker Mayfield. After once being thought of as a savior for Oklahoma football, Knight will now try to bring Kevin Sumlin and Texas A&M’s stock back up to where it was headed a few years ago. As a member of the Sooners, Knight completed 57...
Via The Student Section
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: This TD pass in Saturday's Texas A&M Spring Game

Texas A&M wide receiver Christian Kirk’s pass-catching and playmaking prowess is well known, but who knew Kirk could also sling the rock a little bit? The rising sophomore, who broke the 1,000-yard mark last fall, tossed a beautiful 36-yard scoring pass to Speedy Noil during today’s spring game.  Might the Aggies bring this wrinkle back during the regular season?
Via College Spun
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Speedy Noil still suspended for season opener vs. UCLA

The Texas A&M Aggies made the decision to suspend one of their best players for the end of the 2015 season. Wide receiver Speedy Noil was handed a two-game suspension, which will carry over into the 2016 season and caused him to miss the team’s Music City Bowl. Head coach Kevin Sumlin confirmed his suspension was still standing on Thursday. Sumlin talked about the decision...
Via Campus Sports Net
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Skip Bayless bemoaned Texas A&M’s loss, missed comeback

It ain’t over til the fat lady sings. Apparently Skip Bayless forgot that age-old lesson. The ESPN screaming head tweeted Sunday to bemoan Texas A&M’s loss to Northern Iowa in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, saying his “longshot Final Four pick” went down in flames to a good Panthers team. Down goes my longshot Final Four pick - and President Obama's. Down...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas signee glad he didn’t pick Texas A&M after alleged racism

This week, Texas A&M came under fire after university students reportedly hurled racial slurs at campus visitors from a Dallas preparatory school.  Today, Texas football five-star signee Jeffrey McCulloch added fuel to the fire on Twitter when he shared that he was happy he didn’t choose Texas A&M after dealing with alleged racism from Aggie fans on Twitter.  Really...
Via College Spun
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Family of deceased Kyle Field construction worker awarded $53 million by jury

A measure of closure was reached on Friday for the family of Angel Garcia, who was tragically killed in an accident while working on the demolition process of Kyle Field at Texas A&M back in 2013. News broke on Wednesday that a jury awarded Garcia’s mother and two children $53 million after finding against the defendants in a negligence lawsuit. Kyle Field’s renovation...
Via The Comeback
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Aggies QB Kyle Allen reveals culture problems at Texas A&M

In the middle of December, we were left wondering what exactly was wrong with Texas A&M following the transfers of two talented quarterbacks. Kyler Murray ended up hitching his wagon to the Oklahoma Sooners, and Kyle Allen landed with the Houston Cougars. In a recent interview, Allen shed some light on his feelings on the state of Texas A&M football, and it does nothing to...
Via The Comeback
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Kyle Allen tweets need to sublet apartment, things go poorly

Kyle Allen is no longer a member of Texas A&M’s football program, but he’s still got some ties to College Station, Texas.  Mainly: his $600/month room in a campus-area apartment.  Allen, who’s transferring to Houston, posted a tweet on Thursday advertising his open room. Need to find someone to take over my room in College Station ASAP. Part of a four bedroom in...
Via College Spun
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Eagles Pursued Texas A&M’s Kevin Sumlin For Head Coach Job

The Philadelphia Eagles made a run at Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin at the beginning of their coaching search, according to the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.  The Aggies’ coach, who has been at Texas A&M since 2012, reportedly told the Eagles he wants to stay in college for now.  Philadelphia fired Chip Kelly prior to Week 17 of the NFL season.  At start of their...
Via College Spun
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas A&M AD gives Kevin Sumlin vote of confidence one day, resigns the next

The pressure is rising in College Station for Texas A&M to start taking the next steps toward contending for an SEC championship. These expectations are not without reason as the Aggies stormed into the SEC with a magical debut that included a win at Alabama and a Heisman Trophy winner in Johnny Manziel in the first season with Kevin Sumlin leading the program. Everything fell...
Via The Comeback
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Oklahoma QB Trevor Knight transfers to Texas A&M

The hero of the 2013 Sugar Bowl is packing his bags and leaving Oklahoma. QB Trevor Knight is transferring to Texas A&M, he announced in a tweet Monday evening. Boomer Sooner, and Gig'em Aggies! pic.twitter.com/A4jCHo7xGD — Trevor Knight (@trevor_knight9) January 4, 2016 Knight will be a graduate transfer, making him eligible to play in 2016. In a comical twist, he...
Via Gamedayr
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Texas A&M looking into buying out Kevin Sumlin

    The transfer of his two top quarterbacks has Kevin Sumlin on the hot seat at Texas A&M, and one report says some school administrators are looking into the possibility of buying out the coach. Horns Digest’s Chip Brown reports that Texas A&M chancellor John Sharp is looking into the possibility of terminating Sumlin’s contract, which runs through 2019. Sumlin...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M announces Kyler Murray transfer in shortest press release ever

Despite Kevin Sumlin’s best efforts to talk Kyler Murray into staying at Texas A&M, the freshman quarterback has decided to transfer. The Aggies announced the news Thursday in one of the shortest press released you will see: Texas A&M release makes Kyler Murray news officially official. Shortest press release ever. pic.twitter.com/225QwrJvsh — Sam Khan Jr. (@skhanjr...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M OL shades QB Kyler Murray amid transfer talk

News broke this afternoon that freshman quarterback Kyler Murray was officially transferring from Texas A&M. Murray had been rated as high as a five-star prospect coming out of high school, and apparently one of his ex-Aggie teammates thought that status might have gotten to his head. In the wake of Murray’s decision leaking, A&M offensive tackle Germain Ifedi tweeted...
Via College Spun
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Kyler Murray, Kyle Allen don't trust Kevin Sumlin

There is a lot of drama in College Station, where top quarterbacks Kyle Allen and Kyler Murray both may be transferring out of Texas A&M a week apart. Allen, a sophomore who saw the bulk of the action this season, announced plans last week to transfer. Reports on Wednesday all indicated that Murray, a stud freshman recruit who started the season but was later benched, was unhappy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Why is Texas A&M becoming Transfer QB U?

There is no doubt Johnny Manziel had a tremendous impact on the state of Texas A&M football. Step foot in the newly renovated Kyle Field and football facility, and Manziel’s presence is everywhere you look. The recognition is well deserved, as Manziel’s Heisman Trophy season ushered in a glimmer of hope for future success in the SEC under the rising head coaching profile...
Via The Comeback
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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