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John Chavis suing LSU AND Texas A&M, LSU sues back

Surely, this must be the weirdest story out there today. Texas A&M DC John Chavis is suing former employer LSU as well as his current employer Texas A&M over this new contract. Chavis, who left LSU at the end of the season for College Station, where he replaced much harangued/awful defensive co-ordinator Mark Snyder, is suing LSU because the Baton Rouge school has asked Chavis...
Via SEC Football Blog
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Jim Harbaugh, Browns, Jets, Packers, Raiders

Jim Harbaugh Mark Snyder of the Detroit Free Press reports that Jim Harbaugh’s contract with the University of Michigan could be worth “significantly” more than his $5.7 million annual salary. According to Snyder, the contract is almost fully guaranteed. Should Harbaugh depart for another job, he would have to pay back a pro rated portion of his $2 million signing bonus...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

LSU, Auburn rob top co-ordinators and recruiters from Alabama

LSU and Auburn have both taken defensive co-ordinators from their biggest rival, Alabama. In a stunning Tuesday, Kevin Steele, the Crimson Tide's inside linebackers coach, defected to LSU to become the Tigers' new defensive co-ordinator, after John Chavis left for Texas A&M after the firing of Mark Snyder before the bowl season after an awful season for the Aggies. Steele had...
Via SEC Football Blog
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Wednesday’s Sports Media Notebook — 01/07/2015

Let’s do our notebook for this hump day. We begin with some late news that came out on Tuesday. NEWS It appears that new Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh will be involved in ESPN’s coverage of next Monday’s College Football Playoff National Championship Game. Mark Snyder of the Detroit Free Press has the story. Fox Sports is claiming victory among the NFL TV partners says its...
Via Fang's Bites
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Source: Texas A&M hires LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis

LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis will become the new DC at Texas A&M, a source confirmed to FOX Sports Wednesday. The 58-year-old Chavis had been at LSU since 2009 and spearheaded Tiger defenses that did by far the best job at bottling up the dynamic Aggies offense the past three seasons since Kevin Sumlin arrived in College Station. Before his time with the Tigers, Chavis...
Via Fox Sports
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas A&M’s Kevin Sumlin Is Not Happy With His Pool Boy Whom He Might Have Just Fired

Kevin Sumlin’s offseason will include the task of finding a new defensive coordinator for Texas A&M. The Aggies fired previous defensive coordinator Mark Snyder a day after their regular season finale against LSU.  Texas A&M’s defense allowed 28 points a game in 2014, a mark that ranked No. 80 in the country. The Aggies allowed more than 30 points five separate times...
Via College Spun
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Texas A&M has reached out to LSU DC John Chavis

Texas A&M is still looking for a defensive coordinator after firing Mark Snyder on November 28. Aggie fans are starting to get impatient after watching the top LB in the country commit to the Texas Longhorns due to no defensive coordinator being in place. There have been many rumors of who the Aggies are targeting, but one name that has come up is a familiar foe. According to...
Via No Guts, No Glory
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Auburn Offers DC Job to Will Muschamp

Say what you want about Will Muschamp the head coach, but as a defensive guru, he’s head and shoulders better than many around the country. Muschamp was only going to be unemployed as long as he wanted to. According to Jay G. Tate of AuburnSports.com, the Auburn Tigers have offered Muschamp the defensive coordinator position and he is reportedly considering taking the job. Former...
Via Thacover2
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas A&M fires defensive coordinator Snyder

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- Texas A&M defensive coordinator Mark Snyder has been fired the day after the Aggies allowed 491 yards in a regular-season ending loss to LSU. Texas A&M gave up 384 yards rushing in a 23-17 loss on Friday night at Kyle Field. Snyder has been at Texas A&M since coach Kevin Sumlin was hired at the school in 2012. Sumlin says in a statement...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas A&M fires defensive coordinator Snyder

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- Texas A&M defensive coordinator Mark Snyder has been fired the day after the Aggies allowed 491 yards in a regular-season ending loss to LSU. Texas A&M gave up 384 yards rushing in a 23-17 loss on Friday night at Kyle Field. Snyder has been at Texas A&M since coach Kevin Sumlin was hired at the school in 2012. Sumlin says in a statement...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas A&M fires D-coordinator Snyder after 7-5 season

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texas A&M defensive coordinator Mark Snyder has been fired the day after the Aggies allowed 491 yards in a regular-season ending loss to LSU. Texas A&M gave up 384 yards rushing in a 23-17 loss on Friday night at Kyle Field. Snyder has been at Texas A&M since coach Kevin Sumlin was hired at the school in 2012. Sumlin says in a statement that...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Aggies fire defensive coordinator Snyder

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Texas A&M defensive coordinator Mark Snyder has been fired the day after the Aggies allowed 491 yards in a regular-season ending loss to LSU. Texas A&M gave up 384 yards rushing in a 23-17 loss on Friday night at Kyle Field. Snyder has been at Texas A&M since coach Kevin Sumlin was hired at the school in 2012. Sumlin says in a statement that...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Sumlin Announces Texas A&M Defensive Coordinator Mark Snyder Has Been Fired

Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin announced this afternoon that his defensive coordinator, Mark Snyder, has been fired.  The Aggies, 7-5, 3-5 in the SEC, lost their final regular season game Thursday night, falling to LSU, 23-17. Snyder, 49, had been leading A&M’s defense since 2012.  Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin announced that DC Mark Snyder has been relieved of his...
Via College Spun
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan, Michigan State talking less, but hatred still there

Michigan State shed the “little brother” moniker for good last year with Big Ten and Rose Bowl championships. In fact, as the 2014 battle for the Paul Bunyan trophy approaches one could argue that the roles are reversed in the relationship between the two schools. As the Spartans talk College Football Playoff, all the chatter in Ann Arbor is about what is wrong with its program...
Via Talking 10
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Picture: SEC West easily No. 1 in ranking of nation's best divisions

The best division in all of sports has only gotten better this season. How? For starters, the arrival of Bret Bielema at Arkansas has cranked it all up that much more. The 44-year-old Bielema, who won or shared three Big Ten titles and led Wisconsin to six Top 25 finishes in his seven seasons in Madison, has re-energized what had been a reeling Razorback program. On Saturday, the...
Via Fox Sports
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State football 2014: Preseason thoughts

The dawn of another Ohio State football season is upon us, and 2014 figures to be an unpredictable year with so much change on both sides of the ball. Most indications are the DNA is going to be different with the offense and the defense, one change being personnel-driven and the other caused by extreme struggles of a year ago. Both ways, Ohio State is going to have to count on...
Via Cus Words Blog
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Friday's Future Huddle Gets Open

Which current Michigan commits took part in this week’s “The Opening”, and how did they perform? Which three targets released their top 5’s and had Michigan included? Find out in this Friday’s version of The Future Huddle.THE OPENINGNike's “The Opening” took place in Oregon this past week, with two Michigan commits taking part. Both Alex Malzone and Darrin Kirkland...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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