The Southeastern Conference has voted to invite Texas and Oklahoma to join the league, effective July 1, 2025

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FILE – In this Oct. 10, 2020, file photo, The Red River Showdown logo is displayed on the field of the Cotton Bowl, prior to an NCAA college football game between the University of Texas and Oklahoma, in Dallas. Texas and Oklahoma made a request Tuesday, July 27, 2021, to join the Southeastern Conference — in 2025 —- with SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey saying the league would consider it in the “near future.” (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – The Southeastern Conference has voted to invite Texas and Oklahoma to join the league, effective July 1, 2025.

Texas and Oklahoma made a request Tuesday to join the Southeastern Conference — in 2025 —- with SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey saying the league would consider it in the “near future.”

According to a tweet from the SEC Conference, the request was unanimously approved.

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