In the SEC, “it just means more.” In the Texas A&M Aggies’ case, it means more whining.
On3 reports that the Aggies are now calling for Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban’s suspension after Saban lit Aggies head coach Jimbo Fisher’s fire over comments that Texas A&M bought its recruiting class through name, image and likeness following their four-loss season. Notably for the Aggies, their regular season 8-4 finish came despite going into 2021 with high hopes of being a College Football Payoff contender as a top five team.
“Coach Saban’s statement is false, beneath the dignity of the SEC, and corrosive to the fabric of sportsmanship in college football as a whole and especially within the SEC,” Aggies athletic director Ross Bjork wrote in a letter to SEC commissioner Greg Sankey, according to On3’s report. “We expect the league to take strong, public action against Coach Saban and the University of Alabama to demonstrate that such unprofessionalism and disrespect for Texas A&M’s student-athletes, coaches, and the university as a whole, will not be tolerated. A public apology from Coach Saban to Coach Fisher, Aggie Football, and Texas A&M University is a good starting point, but the league should also consider monetary and participation penalties against Coach Saban.”
Boo-hoo. The Texas Longhorns will be there soon, fellas.
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: Golden: This year’s CWS field will be a renewal of old SWC rivalries
Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Another CWS trip is Omaha reality – death, taxes and Texas
Inside Texas: The five most underutilized Texas defenders of the last 10 years
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
247Sports: Texas grabs commitment from Mater Dei tight end Spencer Shannon
247Sports: Late night Huddle: notes on a pair of defensive line targets, Spencer Shannon’s fit at Texas
247Sports: Cali TE Spencer Shannon breaks down commitment to Texas
247Sports: The Huddle: New crystal ball pick, thoughts from the visit weekend
247Sports: Crystal Ballin: New pick in for Texas target
Inside Texas: 2024 On3 No. 42 Jordon Johnson-Rubell dishes on Texas camp, visit
Inside Texas: Texas Longhorns intel: Two new visitors next week
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
Viva the Matadors: Coach McGuire will have manageable goals in year one
The Smoking Musket: Could Alek Manoah be an MLB All-Star?
Wide Right & Natty Lite: Football Recruiting Rewind: 2018 recruiting class
Wide Right & Natty Lite: 3-star Kooper Ebel commits to the Cyclones
Rock Chalk Talk: Jayhawk Playoff Watch: Wiggins leads Warriors to game 5 victory, 104-94
WHAT WE’RE READING
SB Nation: John Cena dropped everything to go meet a teenage fan who had to flee Ukraine
SB Nation: The NBA’s top-75 free agents in 2022, ranked
NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND
- Texas baseball takes on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the CWS on Friday at 6pm Central.