It's a done deal—Texas A&M has officially been accepted into the SEC as the 13th member of college football's premier conference.
According to ESPN.com, the move is effective July 1, 2012, with competition to begin in all sports for the 2012-13 academic year.
The addition of the Aggies opens a boatload of questions, of course. For one, it increases the number of SEC schools to 13, an odd number, so it's only natural to assume the league will add a 14th school—or maybe even a 14th, 15th and 16th. Who will that be?
Also, what becomes of the Big 12?
What's the ripple effect for college football?
We'll explore some of those questions, so keep it here on Bleacher Report for all the latest conference expansion and realignment consequences.