LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - The saying goes "where there is smoke, there is fire." Rumors of letting go of A&M head coach Mike Sherman have been swirling since Thanksgiving and tonight Texas A&M officially fired their coach of the last four years.
Texas A&M athletic director Bill Byrne says Sherman has been let go and the Aggies will name an interim head coach tomorrow. The Aggies still have a bowl game to play, presumably in late December.
In his career at A&M Sherman had a 25-25 record. The final straw was finishing 6-6 in the 2011 regular season after beginning the year ranked among the top 10 teams in the nation. Reportedly Houston's coach Kevin Sumlin is one of the early candidates to take over in College Station.