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Coach Sumlin posts excuse note so fans can skip work, watch Aggies

Priorities. Important stuff, right? Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin seems to understand the value of having them straight. Because why else would the head coach sent out this note to Aggies fans who are scheduled to work when A&M kicks off it's 2014 season at South Carolina: Whether this thing will work is anyone's guess. It definitely won't hurt if your boss is...
Via Fox Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Sumlin Writes Letter To Employers, Asks For Aggies Fans To Get Out Of Work Early Before Thursday’s Game

Texas A&M opens its season with a huge game against South Carolina on the road, and Aggies head coach Kevin Sumlin wants to be sure that every Aggies fan is out of work in time to catch the 6 p.m. EST kick-off. Sumlin (or someone on the Texas A&M staff) wrote and signed a letter that has been posted on 12thMan.com, asking the bosses of Aggies fans to let them go home a bit...
Via College Spun
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hill era begins for Aggies Thursday

The first-ever meeting between Texas A&M and South Carolina will also be the first SEC game for the Aggies in the post Johnny Manziel era. That's not lost on veteran South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier. "I imagine every defensive coordinator didn't particularly want to play against Johnny Football," Spurrier said in the SEC teleconference Wednesday. "...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Go inside Texas A&M's sick new locker room

By now we’ve all seen pictures and videos of Texas A&M football’s amazing new locker room. While we haven’t seen every locker room in America, it’s safe to assume that there aren’t many schools with nicer locker rooms than the Aggies.  On Tuesday, Populous — the company that is leading the $450 million renovation project in College Station — released a new video...
Via College Spun
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Woman Releases Photo of Black Eye That Ex-Texas AM DL Allegedly Gave Her

Isaiah Golden was arrested on domestic assault charges. Here is the incident report obtained by TMZ. TMZ Sports has obtained a photo of the woman who claims she was attacked by former Texas A&M football star Isaiah Golden … and it appears to show redness and bruising on her face. We broke the story … 20-year-old Golden (a former starting lineman for the Aggies in 2013) was...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Check Out This Awesome Fake Commercial For A Texas A&M Toy “Swaggcopter”

One of Kevin Sumlin’s secret weapons in recruiting is the “Swagcopter,” a maroon helicopter that one of the school’s boosters lets Sumlin use to get around to meet recruits. As Sumlin said last year, “the helicopter is undefeated, as far as signees and commitments.” There’s no word on whether or not the helicopter still has a perfect record in landing recruits, but...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Chooses Kenny Hill over Kyle Allen at Quarterback

Texas A&M’s quarterback situation was one of the most intriguing battles of the offseason, as the Aggies looked for a replacement for...
Via Athlon Sports
9 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenny Hill Named Starting QB At Texas A&M

Every great quarterback in the history of college football has had a successor.  At Texas A&M, Johnny Manziel’s has finally been named. Head coach Kevin Sumlin announced Saturday that sophomore Kenny Hill will be the starter when the Aggies take on South Carolina on Aug. 28 in an early SEC showdown according to ESPN.com.  Hill beat out true freshman Kyle Allen to earn...
Via Thacover2
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M adds CB prospect Roney Elam to its 2015 recruiting class.

Roney Elam. Via SB*Nation.Texas A&M head coach has posted another one of his patented "YESSSIR" tweets.#YESSIR!— Kevin Sumlin (@CoachSumlin) August 15, 2014 That can only mean one thing. The Aggies have added another has added another prospect to its 2015 recruiting class. This time, it's Newton, Tx four-star high school senior cornerback prospect Roney Elam who...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Aggies go crazy when practice is canceled for a movie

Texas A&M faces a tough season-opening challenge on the road against South Carolina in two weeks, but the Aggies aren't stressing about it.  Kevin Sumlin has always been a laid back coach and decided he'd rather take his team to the movies instead of practice on Wednesday.  After his players put on their pads and were ready to work, Sumlin gathered everyone and made...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kevin Sumlin Gives Texas A&M Practice Off, Players Go Crazy

College programs are right in the heart of fall camp, and many programs have two-a-days during these crucial weeks. Needless to say, the players will take a break whenever they can get it, and Kevin Sumlin made his Aggies’ wishes come true. At the conclusion of one practice, Sumlin told his team that instead of a late practice, they would be heading to a movie. The Aggies were...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Aggies lose linebacker for 4-6 weeks with broken collarbone

Texas A&M linebacker Shaan Washington has broken his collarbone and is out four to six weeks, Aggies coach Kevin Sumlin said after practice on Monday night. The sophomore Washington, who’s 6 foot 3 and 235 pounds, was listed alongside Donnie Baggs as a potential starter at strongside linebacker on A&M’s preseason depth chart. Washington, who broke his collarbone in a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Aggies Freshman DB Victor Davis arrested for shoplifting

Texas A&M continues to make news off the field for all the wrong reasons. Victor Davis, a freshman defensive back, was called out by the Rosenberg Police Department on its official Twitter site (@RosenbergPolice) on its Rosenberg Shoplifters Most Unwanted page Saturday as well as on Facebook. The page listed six people who have been arrested for shoplifting in Rosenberg in the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 19, 2014  |  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
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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