SEC Expansion: Texas A&M president issues statement on SEC

The conference expansion drama continues to unfold. Texas A&M president R. Bowen Loftin issued this statement about Texas A&M and the SEC.

President R. Bowen Loftin, Texas A&M University Statement Regarding Conference Situation:

“We are certainly pleased with the action taken last night by the presidents and chancellors of the Southeastern Conference to unanimously accept Texas A&M as the league’s 13th member. However, this acceptance is conditional, and we are disappointed in the threats made by one of the Big 12 member institutions to coerce Texas A&M into staying in Big 12 Conference. These actions go against the commitment that was made by this university and the Big 12 on Sept. 2. We are working diligently to resolve any and all issues as outlined by the SEC.”