Kevin Sumlin talks about interest from the NFL
Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin says he's already had interest from NFL teams and he doesn't rule out a move to the NFL in the future.
In fact, it's already started, as Sumlin talked to the San Antonio Express News about his possible future as an NFL coach.
"Everybody knows what I do (now)," Sumlin said. "I've never coached in the NFL. I've had plenty of opportunities to do that, both as an assistant coach and even as a head coach. But there's a reason I coach college football, and we've got a lot of work to do here. We're still playing catch-up, and we finished third in the SEC West last year (behind Alabama and LSU).
"Maybe later -- some time later. But it won't be anytime soon."
Now, Sumlin mentioned that he's had a chance to become an NFL head coach, but he doesn't go into detail as to where. Well, Billy Liucci of TexAgs.com told the paper that Sumlin had been courted by the same Philadelphia Eagles team that eventually hired Chip Kelly.
CBSSports.com's Bruce Feldman reported in January that Sumlin was being pursued by not one, but three NFL teams during the offseason.
And that was after just one season at Texas A&M, so if the Aggies continue to win in the SEC under Sumlin he's only going to be more attractive to NFL teams. Aggie fans should prepare themselves for it now.
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