Legal issues add bumps along Texas A&M’s road to SEC

Conference realignment in the NCAA is heating up again, this time with Texas A&M at the forefront as it looks to escape the Big 12 for greener pastures in the SEC>

USA Today’s Kelly Whiteside analyzes the legal implications of such a move.

Coastal Law Dean Peter Goplerud, a noted sports law expert, offers to courses of action he thinks schools could take.

Universities could accuse the SEC of tortious interference with an existing contract or claim A&M breached its contract in terms of its agreement with other Big 12 universities.