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Report: Oklahoma, Texas looking to join SEC

Welcome back, realignment rumors!

Syndication: Tuscaloosa News Gary Cosby Jr. via Imagn Content Services, LLC

Are you ready for another round of conference realignment?

In a shocking bit of news, the Houston Chronicle reported Wednesday afternoon that Oklahoma and Texas were looking to leave the Big 12 in favor of the SEC, with a source noting that “an announcement could come in a couple weeks”

Obviously, there is a ton to unpack here. The SEC last added teams in 2012, when Missouri and Texas A&M joined the conference. That process seemingly took years, where this news has come out of nowhere, although it’s unclear how long the sides have been discussing it.

A 16-team SEC featuring Oklahoma and Texas would have ramifications for all of college football, but specifically the Big 12, which would be down to just eight teams.

Whether or not this comes to fruition remains to be seen, but one thing is for sure: The return of realignment rumors means nature is truly healing.