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Texas A&M pitcher Ryan Prager (18) delivers a pitch during Texas A&M’s game against Kentucky at the NCAA Men’s College World Series at in Omaha, Nebraska on Monday, June 17, 2024. Prager went for 6.2 innings, allowing two hits and zero runs. (Chris Swann/The Battalion)
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Texas A&M first round NFL Draft picks listed by coach

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Despite speculation, Kevin Sumlin remains head coach after the loss to LSU.

No coach since R.C. Slocum has sent more players to the NFL in the first round of the Draft than Kevin Sumlin. Here’s a break down of how many first round picks the past five A&M coaches have had.
Kevin Sumlin
2012 – 2017
Southeastern Conference
Overall record: 51 – 26       
Conference record: 25 – 23

  • Myles Garrett (2017)
  • Germain Ifedi (2016)
  • Cedric Ogbuehi (2015)
  • Johnny Manziel (2014)
  • Mike Evans (2014)
  • Jake Matthews (2014)
  • Luke Joeckel (2013)

Mike Sherman
2008 – 2011
Big 12 Conference
Overall record: 25 – 25       
Conference record: 15 – 18

  • Ryan Tannehill (2012)
  • Von Miller (2011)

Dennis Franchione
2003 – 2007
Big 12 Conference
Overall record: 32 – 28    
Conference record: 19 – 21

  • Franchione had no first round NFL Draft Picks during his time as A&M’s head coach.

R.C. Slocum
1989 – 2002
Southwest &
Big 12 Conferences
Overall record: 123 – 48 – 2
Conference record: 78 – 28 – 2

  • Sammy Davis (2003)
  • Ty Warren (2003)
  • Reggie Brown (1996)
  • Greg Hill (1994)
  • Aaron Glenn (1994)
  • Sam Adams (1994)
  • Patrick Bates (1993)
  • Kevin Smith (1992)
  • Quentin Coryatt (1992)
  • Richmond Webb (1990)

Jackie Sherrill1982 – 1988
Southwest Conference
Overall record: 52- 28 – 1
Conference record: 36 – 17 – 1

  • Rod Bernstine (1987)
  • Roger Vick (1987)
  • Ray Childress (1985)
  • Billy Cannon, Jr. (1984)
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  • Mike Sherman was the head coach of Texas A&M from 2008 to 2011.

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  • Dennis Franchione was the head coach of Texas A&M from 2003 until 2007.

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  • R.C. Slocum was the head coach of Texas A&M from 1989 to 2002. 

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  • Jackie Sherill served as Texas A&M football’s head coach from 1982 until 1988.

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