Texas A&M and the SEC’s decision | Ole Miss Sports

A few links of interest on the SEC’s decision against extending an invitation – for now – to Texas A&M. There’s an opinion making the rounds that this is just a way of giving A&M time to get it’s departure from the Big 12 in order and that an invitation will be extended soon. That’s I’m thinking.

From Tulsa, columnist John Klein covered former Mississippi State coach Jackie Sherrill when Sherrill was at A&M. Here he talks about Sherrill’s efforts to try to get the Aggies into the SEC back then and how the decision has worked out for Arkansas. …

From SI.com, Andy Staples says the process is playing out. …

From Provo, Utah, columnist Jared Loyd says the SEC’s decision to not add Texas A&M is just what BYU needs. The Cougars, he says, need the time and could be in stronger bargaining position when college football expansion talks begin again. BYU, the Rebels’ season-opening opponent on Sept. 3, is in its first season as an independent. There has been chatter west of here that BYU would replace Texas A&M in the Big 12.