Aggies to Join SEC

Clemson, Florida State and Missouri may also join.

The next time the University of Georgia faces Texas A&M, it could be a conference matchup.

ESPN is reporting the Aggies will join the Southeastern Conference as soon as 2012. Texas A&M may not be the only team to make the switch. A source told ESPN the SEC also plans to pursue Florida State, Clemson and Missouri.

According to the ESPN report, the Texas A&M board of regents will meet Monday to discuss conference alignment.

To read the ESPN article, click here.

Ray Newman August 13, 2011 at 07:47 PM
There are three words that say all that needs to be said: "Roll Tide Roll!"
Steve Burns August 14, 2011 at 12:53 PM
Chiming in from Suwanee ... my alma mater UGA has been a punching bag lately, but it seems the rich (the SEC) keep getting richer. Everyone wants in on the conference that keeps winning national titles.
Kristi Reed August 14, 2011 at 01:16 PM
Steve - I am no UGA fan, but I am going to be absolutely sick if they don't manage to beat Boise St. It's just plain embarrassing for an SEC team to lose to the Mountain West.
Steve Burns August 14, 2011 at 01:22 PM
Or Conference USA ... remember the SEC loss to Central Florida in 2010?
Ed Varn August 14, 2011 at 06:21 PM
Something to think about here...the driving factor in all of this is money. Texas Auto and Money opens up the state of Texas to the SEC and is a no-brainer. But Clempson and FSU don't break any new territory and would appear unlikely. Except Florida State is historically over the last 20 years one of the most watched teams on TV and are seen as a national power. But I'm not sure they'd leave the ACC after being spurned twice before by the SEC anyway. So I think another added team would either be Va. Tech or W. Virginia.


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