SEC Transition Process

Final Countdown: Texas A&M Officially Joins the SECJuLY 1, 2012

It's a historic day in Aggieland as Texas A&M is now officially a part of the best conference in the collegiate athletics: The SEC.

Final Countdown: Finishing TouchesJune 30, 2012

Texas A&M is just one day away from officially joining the Southeastern Conference, and as we approach July 1, we're putting the finishing touches on SEC signage around campus. More...

'This is SEC Country' signage going up at Kyle FieldJune 29, 2012

The transition into the SEC continues, with "This is SEC Country" signage being installed over the northwest gate entrances at Kyle Field.

Final Countdown: Lone Star in the SECJune 29, 2012

When Texas A&M officially joins the Southeastern Conference on July 1, it will be the lone school from the state of Texas. That being said, Texas A&M and the SEC share a long history together full of monumental games and fierce rivalries. More...

Final Countdown: Home of the 12th ManJune 28, 2012

The 12th Man is a tradition like no other, and you won't find it anywhere other than Texas A&M University. More...

Final Countdown: TExas A&M Athletic SuccessJune 27, 2012

Texas A&M has built itself into a dominant athletic program; poised for its third straight Top 10 finish in the latest standings of the Division I Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings, the Aggies look to continue this tradition of winning in the SEC. More...

Final Countdown: The Conference of ChampionsJune 26, 2012

To be the best you have to beat the best. Today's feature in the "Final Countdown to the SEC" series takes a look at the unprecedented success in the Southeastern Conference as Texas A&M coaches and players talk share their thoughts on the "Conference of Champions." More...

Final Countdown: The 100-Year DecisionJune 25, 2012

The first feature in our "Final Countdown to the SEC" series, 12thManTV interviews Texas A&M University President Dr. R. Bowen Loftin to get his thoughts on what he calls "The 100 Year Decision." More...

Taking Down Big 12 Banners in Reed ArenaJune 19, 2012

To prepare for the arrival of SEC school flags, the Big 12 flags hanging above the court at Reed Arena were removed. More photos are available here.

End of 2011-12 competitionJune 9, 2012

Texas A&M finished strong with a pair of third place team finishes to wrap up the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships this weekend in Des Moines, Iowa. This also marked the final event in which Texas A&M competed as a member of the Big 12 Conference.

Kyle Field Gets SEC LogoJune 7, 2012

Just over three weeks away from officially joining the SEC, Kyle Field gets branded with its first SEC logo. Located on the west side of the stadium, the logo is easily viewable from the highly-trafficked Wellborn Rd.

SEC Welcome Reception in AtlantaJune 6, 2012

Celebration of Texas A&M's and Missouri's entrance into the SEC formally began June 6 with a festive event here that attracted about 900 Aggie and Mizzou supporters, along with leaders and coaches from both schools and alumni from other SEC schools. Read more...

two flag poles added in front of indoor track facilityJune 5, 2012

To prepare for the addition of thirteen new SEC school flags, two new flag poles were installed and the current Big 12 flags were removed in front of the Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium next door to Kyle Field.

inaugural sec season tickets go on saleJune 1, 2012

Aggie Soccer wrapped up its illustrious tenure in the Big 12 Conference in 2011, finishing with a record 12 conference trophies. In its inaugural SEC season, the Aggies will be looking for a new brand of hardware. The Aggies begin SEC play on the road, but host 7 home SEC matches, including bouts with South Carolina, Auburn, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, Georgia, and Missouri.

In Texas A&M Volleyball's inaugural SEC season, the Aggies will play 13 home matches, including 10 conference matches. The Aggies open their season with the Texas A&M Invational, featuring Texas State, North Dakota, and USC.

More season ticket information is available here.

End of Big 12 Conference COMPETITIONmay 25, 2012

With a loss to Kansas in the Big 12 baseball tournament in Oklahoma City, Okla., Texas A&M officially concludes Big 12 Conference play. The Aggies ended 2011-12 with six conference titles which was the most by any school in the Big 12. In total, Texas A&M claimed 59 Big 12 championships in 17 years of competition, and averaged a league-leading 6.33 championships per season the last six seasons. A listing of all conference championships is available here.

official Texas A&M banner installed in SEC officesmay 11, 2012

Tweeted by the SEC's Charles Bloom (@SECPRGuy), the Texas A&M banner in the SEC offices in Birmingham, Ala. was installed on May 11.

aggie football inaugural sec season poster photo shootMay 4, 2012

Several members of the Texas A&M football team gathered in the McFerrin Indoor Practice Facility for their 2012 football poster photo shoot. The inaugural SEC season poster will be available in the late summer/early fall.



in with the new (part two)april 30, 2012

After clearing the wall at the end of February and adding the SEC logo the 1st of March, all 14 SEC team logos were added in the Bright Complex on April 30.

SEC wind screens installed at the Coolidge practice fieldsmarch 29, 2012

As the first publicly-visible, prominently-displayed SEC signage on campus, the new wind screens that were installed around the Coolidge Practice Fields on the corner of George Bush Dr. and Wellborn Dr. made quite a splash.



Kyle field sold out in record timemarch 28, 2012

It was announced on March 28th that season tickets for Texas A&M's inaugural season in the SEC were sold out - the earliest sell out in school history.

in with the new (Part One)march 1, 2012

Following the previous day's tweet, @TAMUEquipment posted a photo of the recently-delivered SEC logo being hung on the wall inside the Bright Complex.

out with the oldfebruary 29, 2012

Tweeted by @TAMUEquipment, the Big 12 Conference logo and team helmets were removed from the Bright Complex in preparation for new SEC signage.

SEC Football Coaches Spring Meetingsfebruary 16, 2012

Coach Sumlin made his first visit to the SEC offices in Birmingham, Ala. for the annual spring football coaches meeting. Below is a photo of all 14 SEC football coaches. More info on the spring meetings can be found here.



2012 sec football schedule revealeddecember 28, 2011

The much anticipated 2012 Southeastern Conference football schedule was announced December 28, 2011 and the Texas A&M portion of the schedule was announced by new head football coach Kevin Sumlin in a video announcement that can be seen below. Read more...

first texas a&m flag up in the SEC officesnovember 1, 2011

Posted on the official SEC Facebook page on November 1, 2011: "Found this new flag hanging from the foyer in the front of the SEC headquarters today. Can anyone recognize who this belongs too? Maybe Texas A&M University knows something about it? Gig em!"

SEC CELEBRATIONSeptember 26, 2011

Celebration of Texas A&M's membership into the Southeastern Conference at Monday, September 26 at The Zone Club at Kyle Field. Texas A&M President R. Bowen Loftin, Director of Athletics Bill Byrne and dignitaries from the Southeastern Conference headlined this event - along with the Fightin' Texas Aggie Band and Texas A&M Yell Leaders.

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Texas A&M to Join the SECSeptember 25, 2011

The Southeastern Conference Presidents and Chancellors, acting unanimously, announced that Texas A&M University will join the Southeastern Conference effective July 1, 2012, with competition to begin in all sports for the 2012-13 academic year. Read more...