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    Sumlin reported to be fired, win or lose to LSU.

    http://www.kbtx.com/content/sports/R...459189623.html

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    Re: Sumlin reported to be fired, win or lose to LSU.

    I thought Sumlin did a good job, considering circumstances and the week one heartbreaker. He could still win eight games.
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    Re: Sumlin reported to be fired, win or lose to LSU.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bama_Man View Post
    I thought Sumlin did a good job, considering circumstances and the week one heartbreaker. He could still win eight games.
    Schools don't play $5M to win 8 games.
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    Re: Sumlin reported to be fired, win or lose to LSU.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bama_Man View Post
    I thought Sumlin did a good job, considering circumstances and the week one heartbreaker. He could still win eight games.
    He was able to improve the Aggie defense from Big-12 style into more of an SEC look. Not trying to always outscore an opponent on the last drive of the game was a major accomplishment.

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    Re: Sumlin reported to be fired, win or lose to LSU.

    Quote Originally Posted by Really Big Bama Fan View Post
    He was able to improve the Aggie defense from Big-12 style into more of an SEC look. Not trying to always outscore an opponent on the last drive of the game was a major accomplishment.
    It is still surprising to me that Chavis has been unable to replicate the success he has had at other stops as DC.


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    Re: Sumlin reported to be fired, win or lose to LSU.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bama_Man View Post
    I thought Sumlin did a good job, considering circumstances and the week one heartbreaker. He could still win eight games.
    I agree. He really turned it around this year. Gave 'Bama a good fight, too, which not many teams have been able to do in 2017.

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    Re: Sumlin reported to be fired, win or lose to LSU.

    Quote Originally Posted by Herchel View Post
    Schools don't play $5M to win 8 games.
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    Re: Sumlin reported to be fired, win or lose to LSU.

    Quote Originally Posted by Herchel View Post
    Schools don't play $5M to win 8 games.
    Schools also dont have boosters throwing the coach under a bus during the season.

    It was a unique situation and Sumlin handled it well. After the injuries and early collapse, the team could have folded. They didn't, and TAMU ended up being a top 25 team.
    "Alabama's cornerbacks don't impress me one bit. They're overrated. Real men don't play zone defense and we'll show them a thing or two come January 1."

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    Re: Sumlin reported to be fired, win or lose to LSU.

    Quote Originally Posted by Just Some Hog Dude View Post
    I bet you hope they don't steal Orgeron from you.
    You'd better hope that Curly can't con your interim AD into getting another year.......


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