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Is Kevin Sumlin On The Hot Seat After His Team's Loss To LSU?

Texas A&M got lit up by LSU on Thursday night, and there are many who feel Kevin Sumlin could be on the hot seat after a tough stretch run.

After Texas A&M beat Tennessee back on October 9, the Aggies, at 6-0, were looking to be putting together one of their best seasons in recent memory. But in the time since, the team has lost all four of its SEC contests and posted victories over just New Mexico State and UTSA. Texas A&M's loss to LSU on Thanksgiving was particularly brutal, as the Aggies gave up 622 yards on defense to the Tigers.

Given the team's collapse down the stretch, many are starting to wonder whether head coach Kevin Sumlin's job is safe. Sumlin, who signed on for a new six-year deal back at the end of 2013, has been unable to post a winning record in the SEC the past four years.

Sumlin's buyout wouldn't come cheap, as Forde notes.

Sumlin, in five years at Texas A&M, has posted a 44-20 record with a 21-19 conference mark. It remains to be seen whether the school will look to make a change.