Both Baylor and Texas A&M are having to adjust after the SEC announced a 10-game, conference-only football schedule for the upcoming season.
The Aggies have been a part of the SEC for 8 years. Director of Athletics Ross Bjork called the move the right decision.
Statement from Director of Athletics @RossBjorkAD:#GigEm pic.twitter.com/0lxzkwN4Qc
— Texas A&M Athletics (@12thMan) July 30, 2020
Baylor, though part of the Big 12, is still affected by the change. The Bears were set to open the season against Ole Miss in Houston on September 5. Baylor Football released a statement saying it is continuing to evaluate all potential scheduling options.
We are aware of the SEC’s decision to play a conference-only schedule. We will continue to evaluate all potential scheduling options in coordination with the Big 12. pic.twitter.com/8Q4IkU3vhA
— Baylor Football (@BUFootball) July 30, 2020
The SEC also decided to push their kickoff date to September 26 and the Championship Game will be played on December 19.