TEXAS A&M RUMORS & GOSSIP

LSU wins 76-71, pushes Texas A&M’s losing streak to four straight

Unranked LSU may have earned itself a spot in the Top 25 for the coming week after knocking off No. 15 Texas A&M 76-71 in Baton Rouge today, pushing the Aggies to their fourth consecutive loss. Freshman sensation Ben Simmons filled the stat sheet with 16 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists to go with three steals in spite of shooting just 4 of 11 from the field. From a percentages...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 hours ago  |  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
8 hours ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M-LSU Preview

Texas A&M contained LSU star freshman Ben Simmons last month during its prosperous start to SEC play, but that's quickly becoming a distant memory. The 15th-ranked Aggies have dropped three in a row heading into Saturday's visit to the Tigers, who will seek to maintain their share of first place in the conference. Texas A&M held Simmons to 10 points, his second-fewest...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photo: SEC Network Claiming Von Miller An SEC Player Even Though He Played In The Big 12

The SEC Network’s Twitter account tweeted out a photo today bragging about the conference’s success during the 2015 football season.  The tweet boasts that the conference had the Heisman Trophy winner, college football’s national champion, the NFL MVP and the Super Bowl MVP.  Here’s the photo.  Heisman Winner National Champions NFL MVP Super Bowl MVP What a Year for ...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Texas A&M quarterback blames Johnny Manziel culture for team’s problems

Former Texas A&M quarterback Kyle Allen blamed the culture partly fostered by Johnny Manziel for his leaving the school. Allen, who left A&M for Houston with two years of eligibility remaining, told CBS Sports’s Dennis Dodd that he believes there are many issues with the program stemming from Manziel’s time there. “I think the culture was a big part of it, and I think...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Aggies LB fires back at Kyle Allen’s criticism of program

Former Texas A&M quarterback Kyle Allen had some choice words for what he described as the “culture” of the football program in College Station, and another former Aggie has fired right back in response. That former Aggie is linebacker Sean Porter, who played for Texas A&M from 2009-2012 and took to Twitter to respond to Allen’s claims that the players had an “I can...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Texas A&M LB Sean Porter Fired Back At Kyle Allen’s Criticism Of Aggie Program

Yesterday, former Texas A&M quarterback Kyle Allen raised eyebrows when he criticized the culture of the Aggie program. Saying that some players had the attitude that “I can do whatever the hell I want and win on Saturday”, Allen attributed the rise of that culture to the influence of Johnny Manziel. Former Aggie linebacker Sean Porter, who played for the program from 2009...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson, Bama's tough run starts with No. 15 Texas A&M

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Avery Johnson's first Alabama team is used to taking on deeper, often more talented opponents. That will certainly be the case over the next three games for the Crimson Tide, starting Wednesday night against No. 15 Texas A&M. The challenging stretch that also includes road games against Southeastern Conference contenders Florida and LSU could either be...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Robinson helps Vanderbilt upset No. 8 Texas A&M 77-60

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jeff Roberson scored a career-high 20 points to help Vanderbilt upset No. 8 Texas A&M 77-60 on Thursday night for the Commodores' first win over a ranked team in four years. Vanderbilt (13-9, 5-4 SEC) had lost its previous 13 games against ranked opponents, including six this season. The Commodores last win over a ranked opponent was in 2012 when it upset...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M-Vanderbilt Preview

As Vanderbilt goes through a season of unmet expectations, Texas A&M continues to exceed its own. The No. 8 Aggies look to hold on to sole possession of first place in the SEC while the host Commodores try to boost their fading NCAA Tournament hopes Thursday night. Offensive inconsistency and a challenging schedule have combined to render Vanderbilt (12-9, 4-4), ranked 18th...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas A&M's Danuel House Throws Down Monster One-Handed Jam In Win Over Iowa State

After losing their first conference game against Arkansas the other night, Texas A&M wanted to get back on the right side of the scoreboard as quickly as possible. However, No. 14 ranked Iowa State was not going to make it easy for the Aggies. After one half, the game was tied at 30-30, but the Aggies outscored the Cyclones 42-32 to win the game 72-62.Danuel House led all scorers...
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M QB Trevor Knight Posts Workout Photo With His New Teammates

Former Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight has transferred to Texas A&M for his final year of eligibility, and it doesn’t look like he’s wasting any time getting to know his new teammates. Thursday, Knight, who announced his decision just a few weeks ago, posted a workout photo with Tanner Schorp, Boone Niederhofer and Jake Hubenak. Everyone appears to be getting along just...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  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

Trevor Knight to transfer to Texas A&M

Trevor Knight posted this message on his Twitter account today…. Boomer Sooner, and Gig'em Aggies! pic.twitter.com/A4jCHo7xGD — Trevor Knight (@trevor_knight9) January 4, 2016 2016 will be quite a season for Knight and Kevin Sumlin. Both Knight and Sumlin have each showed a lot of promise in the past. However, the recent past has not been kind to them? Will Sumlin and Knight...
Via The Student Section
January 04, 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...
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

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

Top 10 potential NFL head coaching candidates

Just looking at a basic estimation based off what we have seen thus far during the NFL season, there could be as many as eight head coaching openings when the year comes to a conclusion.This wouldn't necessarily be more than we have seen in previous years. There are a total of eight first-year head coaches around the league this year. Back in 2014, seven head coaches made their debuts...
Via Yardbarker
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Thomas Johnson, ex-A&M WR, murdered jogger with machete

Former Texas A&M wide receiver Thomas Johnson randomly attacked a jogger early Monday morning and murdered the man with a machete. According to FOX 4 News in Dallas, police say Johnson used the weapon to kill the jogger at around 8 a.m. Monday and later admitted to the crime, calling police from a nearby location to confess. A cyclist witnessed the attack. “You could tell...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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