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Kevin Sumlin, the Unlikely QB Guru

Aug 13, 2014
Sam Khan Jr. | ESPN.com
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Editor's Note: Sam Khan Jr. covers Texas A&M and the SEC for ESPN.com

ESPN.com is counting down the days until college football by taking a look at 25 of the most interesting people in the sport, including Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin.

The Aggies have yet to name a starter to replace the dynamic Johnny Manziel, but preseason quarterback competition is nothing new to coach Kevin Sumlin. ESPN.com writer Sam Khan Jr. profiled the Texas A&M coach and found that Sumlin has a knack for being in the presence of elite college quarterbacks including Drew Bledsoe at Washington State, Drew Brees at Purdue, Jason White and Sam Bradford at Oklahoma, and Case Keenum at Houston. And while it's worth noting that this choice will yield the first Sumlin quarterback recruit to start a season opener in his head-coaching career, at what point is it not coincidence?

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