Texas & Oklahoma eyeing move to SEC

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FILE – In this Dec. 5, 2014, file photo, the SEC logo is displayed on the field ahead of the Southeastern Conference championship football game between Alabama and Missouri in Atlanta. The Southeastern Conference will play only league games in 2020 to deal with potential COVID-19 disruptions, a decision that pushes major college football closer to a siloed regular season in which none of the power conferences cross paths(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) – Texas and Okahoma have reportedly expressed interest in leaving the Big 12 to join the Southeastern Conference.

The Houston Chronicle newspaper cited an unidentified official and says an announcement could come in the next couple of weeks. SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey and the two schools all declined comment and Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby did not return messages.

Such a move would give the SEC 16 football teams. It would be a devastating blow to the 10-member Big 12.

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