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Fox Sports: Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin Could Be Doomed By His Schedule

The Aggies' head coach could be fired by the end of 2017.

Kevin Sumlin enters the 2017 season on the hot seat.

Texas A&M has had a couple of disappointing seasons in a row, going 8-5 in each of the last three years.

What will 2017 have in store?

Something better than 8-5, hopefully, or it could be the end of Sumlin's time in College Station, Texas.

Fox Sports says the head coach could be "doomed" by his schedule.

A&M opens against UCLA, an improved team that the Aggies needed overtime to beat last year at Kyle Field. From there, they have what appears to be an incredible stroke of luck – seven of their next nine games at home, and eight of nine in the state of Texas. Dig deeper, however, and that isn’t as advantageous as it may seem. One of those home games is against Alabama (good luck with that) and another is against Auburn, a school that has won its past two games at Kyle Field. Mississippi State – a team that beat A&M in Starkville last year – visits too.

And if the Aggies somehow survive all of that, their final two games of the season are at Ole Miss and at LSU. For Sumlin to survive into 2018, he will not only have to avoid his annual late-season swoon, he’ll need to do it by winning in two of the SEC’s most hostile environments in the final month.

You can read their full list of hot-seat head coaches here.