TEXAS A&M RUMORS & GOSSIP

From draft day to jail and everything in between: A look at how Texas A&M's 2012 signing class fared

Inside Roosevelt University's Auditorium Theatre on the NFL's most important Thursday night of the year, commissioner Roger Goodell stepped to the podium.Goodell had one final draft pick to announce that evening. The Seattle Seahawks owned the 31st pick and placed a call to Texas A&M senior tackle Germain Ifedi."You're a first rounder," Seattle coach Pete Carroll said. "How about...
Via SportsDay
9 hours ago

Recent A&M commitment could spark a chain reaction

Texas A&M added a recruiting piece on Tuesday evening that could be a sign of things to come for the Aggies. IMG Academy senior linebacker Santino Marichol committed to A&M, a source confirmed. TexAgs.com first reported the news. Marichol's commitment gives the Aggies a pledge in the middle of the defense. Now the question will be if other prospects from the Florida institution...
Via SportsDay
3 days ago

Report: Texas A&M infielder Boomer White to sign with Padres

After one season with Texas A&M's baseball season, Boomer White will reportedly forego his final year with the Aggies and head to the minor leagues.White will sign with the San Diego Padres, according to a TexAgs.com report on Monday night. White, who sat out the 2015 season after he transferred from TCU and was named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Year this year,...
Via SportsDay
3 days ago

Robert Horry's son commits to Texas A&M as tight end

Will the son of Robert “Big Shot Bob” Horry become “Big Catch Camron?” Texas A&M fans are going to find out over the next few years. Camron Horry, a three-star tight end out of Katy, Texas, has committed to the Aggies, he announced via Twitter Tuesday. #GigEmGang17 pic.twitter.com/xTyPmOIxtO — Camron Horry (@robertcamron) June 15, 2016 Camron Horry on his commitment...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Former A&M QB pledge picks Big 10 power, which could  impact Aggies

One month after Tate Martell withdrew his verbal commitment to Texas A&M, the highly-touted quarterback prospect made new college plans.The Las Vegas Bishop Gorman senior committed to Ohio State on Sunday night. Martell, who is ranked as the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback in the national class of 2017 by 247Sports.com, announced the decision on Twitter.  Martell was recruited...
Via SportsDay
11 days ago

College football coaches on the hot seat in 2016

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

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

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

Sumlin special? Just the opposite — Texas A&M’s agonies continue

Kevin Sumlin was quickly headed on the path to coaching stardom four years ago — at least, that’s the appearance he gave when Texas A&M curb-stomped Oklahoma in the Cotton Bowl. The Aggies blended high-end talent with noticeable coaching acumen in that 2012 season. Sumlin’s arrival from the University of Houston could not have begun in a more auspicious manner. Sumlin —...
Via The Student Section
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas A&M WR coach goes on Twitter rant after Martell news

Texas A&M wide receivers coach Aaron Moorehead went on a big Twitter rant Wednesday night right after Tate Martell sent his tweet saying he had decommitted from the school. Martell was a five-star recruit and one of the top QBs in the 2017 class. He was expected to help the program after Kyler Murray and Kyle Allen both left. Moorehead said his tweets about “loyalty” and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 05, 2016  |  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
April 11, 2016  |  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
April 09, 2016  |  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

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, 51, finalized...
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

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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