Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin says that Hill will start for the Aggies in their opener against South Carolina on Aug. 28. Hill beat out freshman Kyle Allen for the job.
Whoever gets the job will be left with big shoes to fill, but Sumlin isn’t expecting that player to be Johnny Football and has talked to his veterans about helping the starter adjust.
Texas A&M quarterback Matt Joeckel will leave the school to try and use his final year of eligibility elsewhere.
The seventh-ranked Aggies head into Saturday’s home opener against Rice with questions still swirling about whether Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel will play against the Owls.
Southlake Carroll quarterback Kenny Hill is joining Johnny Manziel on a short list of Texas high school football stars. He plans on joining the Heisman Trophy winner at Texas A&M next year, too.
Dallas Jesuit wide receiver Jake Oliver capped a record-setting high school football career Monday night by winning the third annual Landry Award as the top player in North Texas.