It is official.
Texas A&M has just been accepted into the Southeastern Conference, a move that will take effect on July 1, 2012. The Aggies will begin competing with SEC programs in all sports beginning with the 2012-2013 academic year.
With the SEC having secured its 13th team, talk of adding a 14th is already underway, although no public announcements have made anything official.
Here are five potential candidates for the SEC's 14th spot.