A&M playing Texas is good for football

Questions surround potential move to SEC, but rivalry with UT is too good to lose

Updated: August 31, 2011, 3:53 PM ET
By Ed Cunningham | Special to ESPNDallas.com

Play this forward -- Texas A&M joins the SEC for the 2012-13 athletic season.

What happens? Who wins? How much more money does A&M make? Is it enough to matter? What about unintended consequences?

These questions, and many more around our game, have manic level conspiracy theorists hard at work. But the whole of the fan base, not just the fringe chatterers, seem to think the No. 1 answer to "Why is Texas A&M trying to leave the Big 12?" is that the University of Texas, in partnership ...

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