COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M can't wait to get out of the Big 12 Conference. SMU would like nothing more than to join the league.
As these teams prepare to open the season against each other on
Sunday, conference realignment is being talked about as much as the matchups on the field.
SMU, which currently plays in Conference USA, has been the only
school to publicly campaign for an invite into the Big 12 if they
Aggies leave. Athletics director Steve Orsini says SMU's goal is to
join a BCS conference and the Big 12 would make sense for the
Texas A&M President R. Bowen Loftin has said the Aggies are
exploring their options and are interested in the Southeastern
Conference to achieve greater visibility and add additional
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