Here’s an interesting thought: Dabo Swinney coaching at Texas A&M.
In a fascinating piece by ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg, Swinney is mentioned among the possibilities that should not surprise fans if the Aggies move past Kevin Sumlin soon, as expected. It’s an ESPN Insider piece, but you can find the nugget about Swinney below.
What’s next at Texas A&M?
Despite Texas A&M’s easy win over New Mexico on Saturday, Sumlin likely will be out in a week or two. Don’t be surprised if the school kicks the tires on TCU’s Gary Patterson, Washington’s Chris Petersen, Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher and Clemson’s Dabo Swinney (yes, you read that right).
Multiple names on that list pop out. But Swinney provides some extra intrigue, given the fact that he led Clemson to a national championship last season. Gaining him would be quite the “get” for the Aggies.
At first glance, it seems unlikely that Swinney would go to College Station. If anything, Alabama seems like a more logical landing spot when Nick Saban retires, given Swinney’s ties to Tuscaloosa.
Still, the Swinney-to-Texas A&M possibility is fun to consider.