1. SEC Football Q&A: Which Coaches Will Be on the Hot Seat Exiting 2016?

    Rivalry week is upon us, and athletic directors will have plenty of time on their hands between the end of the regular season and the beginning of bowl season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 32,062 reads 59 comments

  2. November Struggles Can Put Kevin Sumlin, Gus Malzahn Back on Hot Seats

    The more things change, the more things stay the same. Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin and Auburn's Gus Malzahn entered the season on two of the hottest head coaching seats in the ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 8,116 reads 94 comments

  3. With QB Problems Gone, Texas A&M Forging Identity as Sneaky CFP Contender

    As star defensive lineman Myles Garrett made an early exit and limped to the locker room to begin his postgame treatment for an injured ankle, the final unlikely thing occurred during No...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 4 months ago 15,870 reads 32 comments

  4. SEC Extra Points: A Coach's Perspective on Pressure Facing Sumlin and Malzahn

    When Texas A&M travels to Auburn this weekend for its matchup on The Plains, everything will be on the line. SEC West contention, faint College Football Playoff hopes and the futures of head coaches Kevin Sumlin and Gus Malzahn , respectively...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 6,402 reads 52 comments

  5. Which SEC Coach Needs a Big Opening-Season Win the Most?

    The biggest opening weekend in college football history is a week away, and in it, several high-profile head coaches who need big wins will be on the national stage...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 8,606 reads 57 comments

  6. SEC Football Q&A: How Important Is Week 1 to 1st-Year Coaches?

    You never get a second chance to make a first impression, and three new head coaches in the SEC will get the chance to make a first impression in Week 1 against some pretty decent competition...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 7,911 reads 26 comments

  7. Is Kevin Sumlin's Confidence a Front, or a Sign That Texas A&M Could Be Back?

    I've spoken with Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin face-to-face twice over the past three months—once at SEC spring meetings in Destin, Florida, in early June and again in mid-July at SEC media days in Hoover, Alabama...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 13,413 reads 201 comments

  8. Why It's All or Nothing for Texas A&M and Kevin Sumlin in 2016

    HOOVER, Ala. — Although he didn ’t go into details, Kevin Sumlin disclosed on Tuesday afternoon that he’s exchanged some text messages with his troubled former quarterback, Johnny Manziel , during the past few weeks...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 6 months ago 7,181 reads 135 comments

  9. Could All 3 SEC West Coaches on the Hot Seat Survive 2016?

    Remember when Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen got his raise in February of 2015 that brought him into the $4 million club—an "exclusive" society that included every ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 9,291 reads 91 comments

  10. Why the SEC West Could Be Headed for a Coaching Overhaul Soon

    Depending on where you live, the term “The Big One” can have a different meaning. On the West Coast, you’re probably talking about the fear everyone has, and tries to ignore, about a major earthquake along the San Andreas fault...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 8 months ago 22,030 reads 214 comments

  11. Texas A&M Football: Predicting the Aggies' 2016 Win-Loss Record

    For most programs in the Southeastern Conference, a long offseason usually means coming off playing in one of the lower-tier bowls or missing the postseason all together. But this one’s felt even longer for Texas A&M fans...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 9 months ago 11,190 reads 46 comments

  12. SEC Extra Points: Recruiting Debacle Stokes Fire Under Kevin Sumlin's Hot Seat

    While you were sleeping, Texas A&M's 2017 recruiting class crumbled. First, there was the decommitment of 5-star quarterback Tate Martell —a dual-threat star from Henderson, Nevada, who had been pledged to the program since Aug...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 12,751 reads 91 comments

  13. Johnny Manziel Not Returning Kevin Sumlin's Phone Calls, Text Messages

    Troubled free-agent quarterback Johnny Manziel hasn't done himself any favors this offseason in terms of furthering his NFL career, and he's apparently pushing away his former Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 9 months ago 57,519 reads 98 comments

  14. Texas A&M's Aggies Biggest Concerns Post-Spring Football

    One has the feeling that Kevin Sumlin is sleeping a little better this week. Spring practices have already concluded at Texas A&M, which on Saturday held its first Maroon ...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 10 months ago 11,904 reads 58 comments

  15. Why 2016 Could Be the 'Year of the New RB' in the SEC

    Unless you've been living in a cave for the last couple of years, you've undoubtedly heard of star SEC running backs Leonard Fournette of LSU, Georgia's Nick Chubb and Tennessee's Jalen Hurd ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 10 months ago 10,033 reads 32 comments

  16. SEC Football Q&A: Who Are Top RBs for 2016?

    One look at the rosters of SEC schools, and one thing is apparent—the conference has a major lack of quarterback experience coming back in 2016. The running back position, though, is a much different story...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 10 months ago 24,109 reads 211 comments

  17. The SEC West's Most Indispensable Players for 2016

    The most misleading statistic in college football entering the 2016 season is that the majority of teams in the Southeastern Conference have their starting quarterbacks returning...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 11 months ago 21,600 reads 52 comments

  18. September 2016 Will Determine Fate of SEC Coaches on the Hot Seat

    Three SEC head coaches—LSU's Les Miles , Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin and Auburn's Gus Malzahn —will enter September on three of the hottest seats in America...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 11 months ago 13,767 reads 74 comments

  19. Welcome to Biggest Spring of Kevin Sumlin's Texas A&M Career

    Monday afternoon, Texas A&M's players and coaches hit the practice field in College Station with a fresh start. A clean slate...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 11 months ago 15,667 reads 130 comments

  20. Despite Texas' Recent Momentum, Texas A&M Set Up Better Than Longhorns in 2016

    Texas A&M and Texas don't play on the football field, but in the battle for offseason supremacy in the Lone Star State, the rivalry is alive and well. The latest scoring play came in the form of a coaching search...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 11 months ago 16,318 reads 254 comments

  21. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: SEC Should Be Angry with Michigan IMG Camp

    Last offseason was the "Summer of Harbaugh" after Jim Harbaugh took over his alma mater Michigan and dominated headlines for nine months thanks to satellite camps, mean mugs and his recruiting prowess...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 12 months ago 145,660 reads 496 comments

  22. What Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin Must Do to Save His Job in 2016

    If you see Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin squirming a little bit while sitting down this offseason, don't be alarmed. He's just trying to look and remain calm while sitting on the hottest seat in the country...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 12 months ago 16,615 reads 140 comments

  23. Texas A&M Football Recruiting: Meet the Aggies' 2016 Class

    The Texas A&M Aggies wrapped up the 2016 recruiting cycle with the nation's No. 18 class . While the Aggies didn't sign one 5-star recruit, it could end up being Kevin ...

    Bryan Manning Written by Bryan Manning about 12 months ago 9,726 reads 106 comments

  24. Texas A&M National Signing Day 2016: 5 Takeaways from Aggies Class

    It's been a tough couple of months for Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin . Another disappointing season ended with news that two prized quarterback recruits from each of the last ...

    Bryan Manning Written by Bryan Manning about 12 months ago 8,754 reads 131 comments