Reports are surfacing late Friday night that University of Houston coach Kevin Sumlin was offered the head coaching job at Texas A&M and is expected to accept the position.
In addition to his successful four year run at Houston that culminated in a 11-1 record in 2011 that caught the attention of the Aggies along with Arizona State, UCLA, and Illinois, Sumlin also has extensive assistant coaching experience at Purdue, Minnesota, Texas A&M, and Oklahoma.
This will be Sumlin's second tour of duty with the Aggies who coached wide receivers under R.C. Slocum a decade ago. With a sputtering offense rated near the bottom of the NCAA standings, Slocum shuffled his staff and inserted Sumlin as the OC for the remainder of the season. Under Sumlin, Texas A&M's offense significantly improved its production and upped its per game average by over 20 points.
An official announcement is expected later this weekend with a press conference to follow.
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