What's buzzing:

Dr. Saturday

UPDATED: Texas A&M didn’t get into the SEC by excelling in geography

Graham Watson
Dr. Saturday

View photo

.
Texas A&M is so new to the SEC that it doesn't actually know who's in the conference or where those particular schools are located.

A Texas A&M SEC shirt hit the Internet today with a picture of the states the Aggies thought were in the SEC and the words, "We may be new to the conference, but we aren't new to the game."

Texas A&M might, however, be new to the subject of geography.

North Carolina does not have an SEC team. The major college football schools in the state of North Carolina are UNC, Duke and N.C. State and they're all in the ACC. Unless, of course, Texas A&M knows something about SEC expansion that the rest of us don't.

Also, Missouri is missing from this map. Missouri is the new kid and perhaps there will be some hazing, but not even acknowledging the Tigers or Missouri as a state is just wrong (though Kansas applauds this move).

And yes, Texas is also missing, but it's on the back of the shirt. A&M wasn't going to forget its own state, though it wouldn't have been that shocking if it had.

*UPDATE*

Just for clarification, the university is not the one responsible for this T-shirt. A company called Aggieland Outfitters manufactured the geographic fail and actually issued an apology for its errors.

Howdy Ags — This is Aggieland Outfitters. I thought I'd repost this under a new personal account to follow the guidelines of TexAgs.com.

All I can say is we messed up on this shirt.

The original design was meant to have the old SEC states with Texas on the back as an addition to the conference. Somewhere from sketch to finished product North Carolina got added. Sometimes mistakes happen and we just plain missed it.

Hopefully we didn't ruin anyone's day with this.

Gig'em!

Aggieland Outfitters

- - -
H/T to Darren Rovell for sharing the photo

"Like" Dr. Saturday on Facebook for football conversations and stuff you won't see on the blog. And follow Dr. Saturday at its new home on Twitter: @YahooDrSaturday

View Comments (16)
  • Brady blasts NFL 'Deflategate' suspension, denies wrongdoing

    Brady blasts NFL 'Deflategate' suspension, denies wrongdoing

    New England Patriots soccer star Tom Brady denied on Wednesday he had destroyed his cell phone to avoid giving it to NFL investigators, saying the flap was "manufactured" to distract from "zero evidence" against him in the "Deflategate" scandal. … More »

    Reuters - 6 minutes ago
  • Pumas prop Herrera needs knee surgery, could miss World Cup

    Tighthead Herrera was injured during last weekend's 34-9 loss to Australia in their Rugby Championship test in Mendoza that leaves Argentina bottom of the standings with no points. "Ramiro Herrera suffered a rupture of the internal ligament and … More »

    Reuters - 10 minutes ago
  • Jake Long to visit Denver Broncos on Thursday

    The Denver Broncos want to see if former No. 1 draft pick Jake Long is healthy enough to bolster their offensive line to protect 39-year-old Peyton Manning. Long is scheduled to visit the Broncos on Thursday. The Broncos lost star left tackle Ryan … More »

    AP - Sports - 14 minutes ago
  • Veteran PG Miller to join Timberwolves

    Andre Miller agreed to terms with the Timberwolves on a one-year deal on Wednesday, his agent Andy Miller told The Associated Press. Adding the 39-year-old Miller gives the young Wolves a quality, veteran point guard to join a rotation featuring … More »

    AP - Sports - 16 minutes ago
  • German Schwanitz all but seals shot put Diamond Race

    German Schwanitz all but seals shot put Diamond Race

    Germany's Christina Schwanitz effectively wrapped up her first Diamond Race shot put title with a winning throw of 20.13 meters on the eve of the main IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm. Schwanitz, who has 18 points and a nine-point lead over … More »

    Reuters - 19 minutes ago