Florida St. officials say they aren't talking with SEC

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by Associated Press

kvue.com

Posted on August 13, 2011 at 3:08 PM

Updated Saturday, Aug 13 at 4:37 PM

 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State President Eric Barron and head football coach Jimbo Fisher say once again that they've had no conversation with anyone about the Seminoles joining the Southeastern Conference.

Fisher said Saturday the only things he's heard regarding schools possibly leaving their existing conferences for the SEC is from the media. Barron emphasized Saturday that no one affiliated with Florida State has had any discussions about leaving the Atlantic Coast Conference.

The latest reports on conference realignments began after Texas A&M officials scheduled a special meeting for Monday to discuss its future. According to reports, Texas A&M has been unhappy about The Longhorn Network -- created through a 20-year, $300 million deal between archrival Texas and ESPN.

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