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Expansion helps SEC dominate first round of NFL draft
Expansion helps SEC dominate first round of NFL draft

Just what the Southeastern Conference needed: more bragging rights. Not only has the league won nine of the last 16 national titles in football, it also clearly won conference realignment. The SEC's 11 first-round picks in Thursday's NFL draft included three from Texas A&M, which rocked the college football world three years ago when it bolted the Big 12 for the SEC. It didn't seem like that smart of a move at the time but, hey BEVO, look at them now. Many at arch-rival Texas scoffed at the idea of Texas A&M competing in the rugged SEC. After all, the Aggies needed overtime to win their only Big 12 title, in 1998. Many Texas fans figured Texas A&M would...

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