SEC leaders will reportedly meet in a couple days to discuss Texas and Oklahoma.
The Sooners and Longhorns are nearing a deal to join the SEC, and it seems like the situation is unstoppable at this point. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
Oklahoma & Texas make it official: they’re leaving conference & expected to apply for SEC membership pic.twitter.com/65h35M18OF
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) July 26, 2021
At the moment, it’s believed the SEC will have no problem getting the necessary 11 votes to add the Sooners and Longhorns.
SEC presidents and chancellors have scheduled a meeting for Thursday, in which they will discuss expansion and whether to add Oklahoma and Texas, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to ESPN. https://t.co/HyAZ2Jh245 pic.twitter.com/6XTJQJM1sT
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 27, 2021
Things can always change, but right now, it seems highly unlikely the Big 12 doesn’t blow up as we know it.
Oklahoma and Texas joining the SEC is almost a done deal, but nearly 60% of people are against it happening.@dhookstead explains whether or not it’s good for the sport of college football. pic.twitter.com/A4Qwe7GmSZ
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) July 26, 2021
There are several formal steps that have to be taken before Oklahoma and Texas officially join the SEC, but it’s inevitable.
At this point, we’re just going through the process. For all realistic purposes, the deal is as good as done and we could both programs in the SEC in 2022.
#SEC source: “The expectation” is for Texas and OU to play in SEC in 2022.
— Texas A&M invited Sept 2011.
— Missouri invited November 2011
— Both played in SEC in 2012. https://t.co/uAp4P3V1hA
— Matt Hayes (@MattHayesCFB) July 26, 2021
Continue to check back for the latest updates as we have them. As stated above, we’re moving forward, but we’re far from done.