Could SEC Reject Aggies?

It seems inconceivable and most likely won’t happen, but the New York Times cites a source who says that there is a “30-40% chance” that the SEC rejects Texas A&M’s application to join their league in their vote, expected Sunday.

He also said there was the issue of which university would become the 14th team, something many in college sports will monitor.

"We realize if we do this, we have to have the 14th," the SEC official said. "No name has been thrown out. This thing is much slower out of the chute than the media and blogs have made it."

So the issue isn’t with the Aggies themselves, but the result would be embarrassing and would put their move in limbo while the SEC searches for a worthwhile 14th team. Again, it seems very unlikely, as the Aggies wouldn’t act on a nonvite/unvitation (would they?), but it would certainly throw a wrench into a process that appears to have too many wheels in motion to be stopped.

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