🔒 FULL 1-ON-1 INTERVIEW: Kevin Sumlin talks about coaching city’s new football team, the USFL’s Houston Gamblers

As the Houston Gamblers prepare for their first game in the new USFL, head coach Kevin Sumlin took some time out to speak 1-on-1 with KPRC 2 Sports Director Randy McIlvoy

Kevin Sumlin went 1-on-1 with KPRC 2 Sports Director Randy McIlvoy as the head coach prepares the Houston Gamblers for their first game in the new USFL.

Sumlin is a familiar name to Houston sports fans, having been the head coach at the University of Houston as well as at Texas A&M. In 2011, he helped lead UH to a perfect 12-0 regular-season record.

Now, he is part of the rebirth of both the USFL and the Gamblers. Houston’s first game in the new league takes place Sunday, April 17 against the Michigan Panthers. The game broadcast can be seen on KPRC 2, with kick-off at 11 a.m.

Click the video above for the full 1-on-1 interview of Sumlin with McIlvoy discussing his excitement and what Houston fans can expect from their new team.

About the Author:

Born in Canada but raised in Houston, Howard joined KPRC 2 in 2021 after five years at ESPN. Before that, Howard was a reporter on Houston Rockets and Houston Astros game broadcasts. Among the events that Howard has covered on site: the NBA bubble and the Basketball Hall of Fame inductions for both Yao Ming and Tracy McGrady. He's H-town proud!