HOOVER, Ala. – Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin makes $5 million a year and is 24-15 overall and 11-13 in the SEC over the past three seasons.
Those aren’t $5 million-a-year numbers, and everyone knows it.
Sumlin said he and Woodward had had “a lot of conversations before that.”
“Nothing changes for me. … Nobody puts more pressure on me than I put on myself and nobody wants to win more than I want to,” Sumlin said.
Given the personnel losses, though, it seemingly will be tough for Sumlin to win as much as he – and, presumably, Woodward – wants.
Among those gone are defensive end Myles Garrett (the overall No. 1 pick in the NFL draft), safety Justin Evans, quarterback Trevor Knight, wide receivers Josh Reynolds and Ricky Seals-Jones and starting offensive tackles Jermaine Eluemunor and Avery Gennesy.
On paper, at least, this season’s team isn’t as talented as last season’s, which finished 8-5 for the third season in a row. Potentially, though, this Aggies team could be saltier defensively.
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