Rutgers and Maryland are moving to the Big 10 and once again the movement of a few teams may have stirred up the talk of more teams jumping from their conferences into the major conferences.
The latest interesting comments come from Virginia Tech Athletic Director Jim Weaver, who let a little comment slip about the Hokies and the SEC.
Weaver was asked whether he thought the SEC would contact Tech if it wanted to start its own network. His response has generated quite a stir.
I really haven’t thought about it because the discussion has just come about three or four days ago. I’d like to defer my comment for right now, but there may potentially be some interest.
Of course the overreaction to the comment was unreal on social outlets, but Weaver has since tried to clarify his statement.
I just can’t believe people are misinterpreting what I said. We’re not in discussions with anyone. We’ve always wanted to be in the Atlantic Coast Conference (sure you have). We’re there, and we’re pleased to be there.
There’s nothing happening in regard to Virginia Tech going anywhere. I don’t know how to say it any clearer than that.
Take this how you want, but whenever expansion of the SEC comes up again the immediate choices are Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech even though it’s highly unlikely that GT will ever get in since there are a few schools that have already stated that they would veto their entry.