BIRMINGHAM, AL — The Southeast Convention (SEC) introduced Friday the College of Oklahoma and the College of Texas will grow to be members.
The 2 faculties will start competing within the convention within the 2025-26 tutorial 12 months.
Oklahoma and Texas be a part of 14 different faculties together with Alabama, Florida, and Georgia.
“The Presidents and Chancellors of the Southeastern Convention are happy to welcome the College of Oklahoma and the College of Texas,” mentioned Jere Morehead, President of the College of Georgia and present President of the SEC. “Each universities are prestigious tutorial establishments with robust athletics applications comparable in custom, tradition, and success to our present member universities. We stay up for a productive and profitable future collectively starting in 2025.”
SEC presidents and chancellors voted Thursday unanimously to ask Oklahoma and Texas to affix the convention.
On Monday, Oklahoma and Texas knowledgeable the Massive 12 that they’d decline the league’s invitation to increase their current grant-of-rights contract that expires in June 2025.