collegiate athletics conference operating primarily in the southeastern United States
The Southeastern Conference (SEC) is an American college athletic conference located primarily in the South Central and Southeastern United States. The conference has 14 members. It is a part of the NCAA's Division I.
|Location of SEC members: East Division, West Division, Future members|
Since July 1, 2012, there are 14 members, with Vanderbilt being the only private university.
|University of Florida||Gainesville, Florida||1853||1932||Gators|
|University of Georgia||Athens, Georgia||1785||1932||Bulldogs|
|University of Kentucky||Lexington, Kentucky||1865||1932||Wildcats|
|University of Missouri||Columbia, Missouri||1839||2012||Tigers|
|University of South Carolina||Columbia, South Carolina||1801||1991||Gamecocks|
|University of Tennessee||Knoxville, Tennessee||1794||1932||Volunteers|
|Vanderbilt University||Nashville, Tennessee||1873||1932||Commodores|
|University of Alabama||Tuscaloosa, Alabama||1831||1932||Crimson Tide|
|University of Arkansas||Fayetteville, Arkansas||1871||1991||Razorbacks|
|Auburn University||Auburn, Alabama||1856||1932||Tigers|
|Louisiana State University||Baton Rouge, Louisiana||1860||1932||Tigers|
|University of Mississippi||University, Mississippi||1848||1932||Rebels|
|Mississippi State University||Starkville, Mississippi||1878||1932||Bulldogs|
|Texas A&M University||College Station, Texas||1876||2012||Aggies|
On July 27, 2021, Oklahoma and Texas notified the SEC they are wanting to be a part of the conference. On July 29, 2021, the presidents of the current 14 schools of the SEC all voted in agreement to give an offer to Oklahoma and Texas. On July 30, 2021, both future SEC schools voted to accept the invitation, and will join the SEC at the start of the 2025–26 school year.
|School||Location||Founded||Future Join Date||Nickname||Colors||Current Conference|
|University of Oklahoma||Norman, Oklahoma||1890||2025||Sooners||Big 12|
|University of Texas at Austin||Austin, Texas||1883||2025||Longhorns||Big 12|
- "Southeastern Conference". secsports.com. Retrieved 2021-10-30.
- ↑ "SEC Extends Membership Invitations to University of Oklahoma and University of Texas". SEC Network. July 29, 2021. Retrieved October 30, 2021.