It was a busy weekend in Aggieland with official visitors from 2013 in town and the A&M basketball…
Showers Asks For Transfer
The Killeen native spent three years in the Texas A&M program, and due to his strong, accurate arm many observers felt the 6-foot-1 quarterback was poised to take the reigns from first round draft pick Ryan Tannehill. Showers was considered the No. 1 QB coming out of 2012 spring practices. However, after a two-week close and heated competition, Sumlin announced that redshirt freshman Johnny Manziel would be the team's starting signal caller for the inaugural SEC season.
In back-up duties, Showers looked very sharp and productive, but the writing was on the wall after Manziel led the Aggies to an unprecedented 11-2 season and in the process won the Heisman Trophy Award.
Sources also indicate that the third year player with two years of eligibility remaining, plans to graduate this summer and will be able to transfer and play immediately under NCAA rules. Teams said to be on Showers' short list include Baylor, Texas Tech, Arizona State, and Cal-Berkley.
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