The SEC's presumed 13th member officially told its current conference it's looking to make a move. The Texas A&M Aggies released the news Thursday that they've told the Big 12 they're looking at other conference options, which means the SEC, unless you're thinking they'll pull a fast one and wind up as the crown jewel of the Mountain West Conference. You sneaky Aggies.
According to the statement, A&M president R. Bowin Loftin sent a letter to Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe outlining the following:
The process of onboarding the Aggies could still take quite some time, but they appear to have put the ball in the Big 12's court. Since the SEC had reservations about bringing on a new school without full legal clearance, A&M's public request for insight into how to leave the Big 12 is a clear sign they're approaching the move according to Mike Slive's wishes.
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