Ego, envy will get Texas A&M nowhere

SEC will come calling eventually, but Aggies must get over Longhorns' success first

Updated: August 15, 2011, 2:55 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

Much of Texas A&M's desire to join the Southeastern Conference is focused on money, just like everything else these days.

But don't let the Aggies tell you it's not also about envy and ego.

In the eyes of most Aggies, moving to the SEC means they'll no longer have to operate in Texas' vast shadow.


Moving to the SEC won't rid A&M of its inferiority complex any more than bouncing from church to church will rid unhappy parishioners searching for spiritual joy ...

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