ICYMI: Tennessee Leadership Statements Regarding Friday’s SEC Developments

Tennessee Leadership Statements Regarding Friday’s SEC Developments

UT Chancellor Donde Plowman / Credit: UT Athletics

University of Tennessee, Knoxville Chancellor Donde Plowman“I am pleased to welcome the Universities of Oklahoma and Texas to the Southeastern Conference. The SEC is special – with fierce competition at the highest levels of college athletics, and a team spirit when it comes to collaborating in support of our students and student-athletes. Including universities of this caliber on our SEC team will push all of us to be better.”

University of Tennessee Vice Chancellor/Director of Athletics Danny White: “From a proud charter member of the Southeastern Conference, and the city in which the league was founded, the University of Tennessee welcomes Oklahoma and Texas to the most powerful and competitive conference in intercollegiate athletics. This is an exciting time for all SEC fans as we develop new rivalries in the years to come, expand our league’s footprint and continue to elevate its unrivaled student-athlete experience.”

-UT Athletics

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