Florida State, ACC Deny 'FSU To SEC' Rumors

As most college football folks have surmised, if the SEC were to accept Texas A&M as it's 13th member, it would immediately go looking for a 14th in order to even things out. Since the Aggies would undoubtedly join the SEC West, the 14th school would become a member of the SEC East division, meaning it's likely to come from a state such as North Carolina or, say, Florida.

So it's natural that Florida State jumped to the top of many people's list as the main candidate. And according to a report in the Palm Beach Post, the rumors of Florida State actually wanting to make the move from the ACC to the SEC were "real."

Not so fast, says Florida State and the ACC.

Florida State President Eric Barron talked to the Associated Press about the FSU-to-SEC rumors on Friday saying "I don't think there is anything to talk about right now. I don't speculate when there's no conversation." ACC President John Swofford also said that he has received "no indication from any of our 12 presidents that they have any intention of being affiliated with any conference other than the ACC."

So, there you go.

Keep an eye on SEC expansion chatter over at Team Speed Kills and SB Nation Atlanta. Be sure to check the pulse of Florida State at Tomahawk Nation.

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