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December 27, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Texas A&M Coach R.C. Slocum will move a wide receiver into his backfield after an internal investigation that led to the suspension of running back Greg Hill a week before the Cotton Bowl game against Notre Dame. Slocum said Wilbert Biggens, a sophomore wide receiver who played running back in high school, would switch to the backfield to back up Rodney Thomas, who gained 856 yards and scored 13 touchdowns in 154 carries.
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December 10, 2011 | Wire reports
Texas A&M hired Houston's Kevin Sumlin as its football coach Saturday. Aggies Athletic Director Bill Byrne said he thinks Sumlin "is the right person to lead our football program into the Southeastern Conference. " Speculation intensified that Sumlin would move about 100 miles northwest to College Station when Texas A&M fired Mike Sherman after he went 25-25 in four seasons. Sumlin was an assistant coach at Texas A&M under R.C. Slocum in 2001-02. The Aggies (6-6)
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December 3, 2002 | From Associated Press
R.C. Slocum was fired by Texas A&M on Monday, ending his 14-year tenure as coach of the Aggies. Despite a victory over then-No. 1 Oklahoma, the Aggies finished a disappointing 6-6 in the regular season, capped by a 50-20 loss to Texas on Friday. Slocum's 123 career victories were the most in school history, and he never had a losing season.
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December 3, 2002 | From Associated Press
R.C. Slocum was fired by Texas A&M on Monday, ending his 14-year tenure as coach of the Aggies. Despite a victory over then-No. 1 Oklahoma, the Aggies finished a disappointing 6-6 in the regular season, capped by a 50-20 loss to Texas on Friday. Slocum's 123 career victories were the most in school history, and he never had a losing season.
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December 29, 1992 | DANNY ROBBINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
R.C. Slocum, Texas A&M's football coach, stood huddled against the chill of a late December morning at a Dallas high school stadium. He was watching his team practice and stating his university's case. "I had a deal a couple of weeks ago--a young man I was recruiting," he said. "It was our official contact date, which means you can see a kid at his school, his home, wherever you want. "Well, I went to his home. That night, there was a banquet. We were both going to be there.
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December 10, 2011 | Wire reports
Texas A&M hired Houston's Kevin Sumlin as its football coach Saturday. Aggies Athletic Director Bill Byrne said he thinks Sumlin "is the right person to lead our football program into the Southeastern Conference. " Speculation intensified that Sumlin would move about 100 miles northwest to College Station when Texas A&M fired Mike Sherman after he went 25-25 in four seasons. Sumlin was an assistant coach at Texas A&M under R.C. Slocum in 2001-02. The Aggies (6-6)
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January 3, 1998
Looks like R.C. Slocum was right, after all. He lost another Cotton Bowl and it was all Bob Toledo's fault. CHRISTOPHER BATES Los Angeles
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August 13, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Texas running back Butch Hadnot, who is fighting for his academic eligibility, has been suspended from the team indefinitely by Longhorn Coach John Mackovic for seeking a transfer to rival Texas A&M. Aggie Coach R.C. Slocum has said that Hadnot, the 1990 Southwest Conference newcomer of the year, met with him to discuss switching schools. Slocum then reported the meeting to UT officials.
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August 22, 2000 | Associated Press
Oregon starting right tackle Al Cotton, who missed four games last season because of head injuries, has quit football after suffering a mild concussion in practice last week. . . . Former Arkansas quarterback Gary Brashears transferred to Tulsa and will sit out a year before he is eligible to play. . . . Coach R.C. Slocum named Mark Farris, a 25-year-old former minor league baseball player, as Texas A&M's starting quarterback against Notre Dame on Sept. 2.
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January 3, 1997
Sugar Bowl victory was latest milestone for Florida Coach Steve Spurrier. Some other career highlights: * Florida has been ranked in the AP poll in 114 of his 115 weeks as coach. * One of only two schools to finish in the top 10 from 1991-1996 (Florida State is the other). * Best winning percentage in league games in Southeastern Conference history (53-6, .898). * Fifth-winningest active Division I-A coach (93-28-2, .764), behind Tom Osborne, R.C. Slocum, Joe Paterno and Bobby Bowden.
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December 29, 1992 | DANNY ROBBINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
R.C. Slocum, Texas A&M's football coach, stood huddled against the chill of a late December morning at a Dallas high school stadium. He was watching his team practice and stating his university's case. "I had a deal a couple of weeks ago--a young man I was recruiting," he said. "It was our official contact date, which means you can see a kid at his school, his home, wherever you want. "Well, I went to his home. That night, there was a banquet. We were both going to be there.
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December 27, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Texas A&M Coach R.C. Slocum will move a wide receiver into his backfield after an internal investigation that led to the suspension of running back Greg Hill a week before the Cotton Bowl game against Notre Dame. Slocum said Wilbert Biggens, a sophomore wide receiver who played running back in high school, would switch to the backfield to back up Rodney Thomas, who gained 856 yards and scored 13 touchdowns in 154 carries.
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December 14, 1997 | JIM HODGES
UCLA returned to practice Saturday in preparation for the Cotton Bowl game against Texas A&M. Players finished final examinations earlier in the week and Coach Bob Toledo went recruiting in Colorado and attended a Cotton Bowl news conference in Texas with his old boss, Texas A&M Coach R.C. Slocum. There, Slocum publicly said what he told Toledo privately two years ago.
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