With eye on SEC, Oklahoma, Texas move toward leaving Big 12
July 25, 2021
Oklahoma and Texas took the first formal step Monday toward moving to the Southeastern Conference, notifying the Big 12 they would not be renewing an agreement that binds the league's members through 2025.
The schools sent out a joint statement that made no mention of the SEC and said "the universities intend to honor their existing grant of rights agreements."
"However, both universities will continue to monitor the rapidly evolving collegiate athletics landscape as they consider how best to position their athletics programs in the future," the schools said.
Texas and Oklahoma have been...