Texas A&M, Missouri officially join SEC on Sunday
The SEC finally welcomes Texas A&M and Missouri officially Sunday, marking the conference’s first expansion since 1991.
Both schools join the Southeastern Conference after vacating spots in the Big 12, where the Aggies and Tigers were among the founding 12 members in 1996.
The Big 12 also lost members Colorado and Nebraska to the Pac-12 and Big Ten, respectively, after both schools left last season in the first major parts of realignment.
The SEC now includes 14 schools, seven each in the Eastern and Western divisions. The champions of each division will again play in the annual SEC Championship Game, which will be held on Dec. 1 this year.
The new divisions are as follows:
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