Texas A&M Football: Kevin Sumlin Fires Back at Bob Stoops


Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin took a swing at Bob Stoops Friday after the Oklahoma coach called out A&M’s weak nonconference schedule last week.

“They have Lamar, Rice, SMU and Louisiana-Monroe,” Stoops said. “Boy, those are all a bunch of toughies, right?”

Sumlin went right for the jugular, making a not-so-thinly veiled reference to the Aggies’ 41-13 drubbing of the Sooners in the 2013 Cotton Bowl.

The two coaches have a history beyond their current confrontation and Cotton Bowl meeting. Sumlin was a special teams, tight end and wide receivers coach, and co-offensive coordinator under Stoops from 2003-07.

It appears the student has become the master (for now).

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