While the Aggies are looking to improve their standing, the Mustangs are ready to prove that they belong in a BCS conference.
The statement by the school spokesman comes a day after The New York Times said on Monday night that university President R. Bowen Loftin sent a letter to inform the league it was leaving.
Texas A&M could formally announce as early as this week that it is leaving the Big 12.
League spokesman says it won’t seek to add Texas A&M or any other schools to its ranks, right now.
Even though they have a new quarterback and lost a few other players, the coaches feel that Gary Pinkel has a talented enough squad.
Texas struck a 20-year, $300-million deal with ESPN for the network, a move that caused some to question whether Texas was gaining too much power.
The Aggies (16-1, 3-0 Big 12) trailed by one before Khris Middleton swiped the ball from Marcus Denmon and converted a layup with 34 seconds remaining.