The college football world got blindsided by the report from the Houston Chronicle on Wednesday that stated Texas and Oklahoma are interested in joining the SEC.
The two breadwinners of the Big 12 are reportedly seeking an opportunity to leave the conference, which would likely form a super conference in the SEC assuming no teams get bounced.
A move like this would shake up the landscape of college football, and likely rock the world of Texas A&M (who is a proud SEC member). Unfortunately for the Aggies, a decision of this nature won’t be in their hands.
While many will feel indifferent on the news initially, it could provide some upside for fans as it would revive the Longhorns-Aggies rivalry while still keeping the Red River Rivalry intact.
According to the report, an announcement is expected to be made sometime in the next couple weeks. The two schools have been in the Big 12 since it started in 1996, but money talks a lot more than tradition, and that SEC revenue is a hard conversation to ignore.
Let’s take a look at how social media is taking the news.