Texas A&M has moved its intentions to the light from the closed doors of meeting rooms.
The university announced that it notified the Big 12 of its intention to explore its options pertaining to conference affiliation.
"As I have indicated previously, we are working very deliberately to act in the best long-term interests of both Texas A&M and the State of Texas. This truly is a 100-year decision,” Texas A&M president R. Bowen Loftin said in a release. "While we understand the desire of all parties to quickly reach a resolution, these are extremely complex issues that we are addressing methodically."
The university made its intentions known in a letter delivered to Dan Beebe on Thursday,