UVA vouched for VT against their will from what I understand. The governor thought the Big East was about to evaporate and feared the Hokies would be homeless. I'd think the only thing holding the Hokies back is the Hokies.
Texas A&M is one step closer to leaving the Big 12 today… and that means they’re one step closer to entering the SEC. The school notified the Big 12 today that as part of its exploration of conference realignment options, it wants the league to outline the process to be followed should the university decide to leave.
According to AggieYell.com — the Rivals.com site for A&M — school president R. Bowen Loftin sent a letter to Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe. In the letter, he said that if A&M left the league it would do so in accordance with the Big 12′s bylaws.
“While we understand the desire of all parties to quickly reach a resolution, these are extremely complex issues that we are addressing methodically,” Loftin said in an A&M press release.