It's official -- Texas and Oklahoma have accepted invitations to join the SEC. The next potential step? Attempting to start play in the powerhouse league before 2025.
Southeastern Conference members voted unanimously on Thursday to invite Texas and Oklahoma to join, a seismic move in the world of college athletics.
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby told The Associated Press that ESPN is pushing other conferences to pick apart the league so Texas and Oklahoma can move to the Southeastern Conference without paying a massive buyout.
A day after the Big 12 schools notified the league that they would not be extending an agreement that binds conference members to 2025, the schools publicly stated for the first time they want to join the SEC.
Texas and Oklahoma informed the Big 12 they will not renew the contractual agreement that binds conference members until 2025.
Another round of shuffling could be on the horizon, with Texas and Oklahoma initiating discussions with the Southeastern Conference about leaving the Big 12 and joining what is already college football's strongest league.
The University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma have reached out to SEC officials in an attempt to join the conference, the Houston Chronicle reported Wednesday.
The Big 12 Conference would certainly benefit from an expanded College Football Playoff and likely never be left out again.
Oklahoma hired Porter Moser as its basketball coach Saturday following Lon Kruger’s retirement.
The Sooners slipped by the ninth-seeded Tigers to win 72-68 on Saturday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
No. 9 Oklahoma's home game against No. 12 Texas has been postponed indefinitely due to inclement weather that hit the Southwest over the past several days.
Oklahoma beat No. 9 Kansas 75-68 Saturday for its second victory this month over a top-10 opponent.
Oklahoma will returning to the stadium where the Sooners just won their sixth Big 12 championship in a row to play SEC runner-up Florida in the Cotton Bowl.
Oklahoma won its sixth consecutive Big 12 title, holding on to beat Iowa State 27-21 in the conference championship game Saturday.
West Virginia has paused all football activities for the next seven days and will not host No. 13 Oklahoma on Saturday.
Oklahoma lost its first two conference games before winning six straight to earn the right to play Iowa State in the title game, which is scheduled for Dec. 19.
No. 18 Oklahoma beat No. 14 Oklahoma State 41-13 on Saturday night.
No. 19 Oklahoma routed winless Kansas 62-9.
Oklahoma scored touchdowns on six consecutive drives after Texas Tech opened the game with a 75-yard drive.
Oklahoma won consecutive games for the first time this season, beating TCU 33-14 on Saturday.