The SEC was first formed in 1933 with ten members: Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Tennessee, and Vanderbilt. All ten schools are still members, representing a level of stability that is highly unusual among athletic conferences.
It was actually actual yellow jackets that our fans wore in support of our team that gave us the name we go by now. The term Yellow Jackets was used to describe our fans, and in 1905, John Heisman declared that he wanted our team to be known as the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
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Alabama claims it has won national titles in 1925, 1926, 1930, 1934, 1941, 1961, 1964, 1965, 1973, 1978, 1979, 1992, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2017 and now in 2020. Individually, Saban won his first championship with LSU in 2003, before winning five more with Alabama in 2009, '11, '12, '15 and '17.Jan 11, 2021
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The board of regents in Texas and Oklahoma unanimously voted to formally accept invitations to join the SEC, the schools announced Friday. The Oklahoma board of regents approved the Sooners' eventual move to the SEC during a meeting on Friday, shortly after the Texas board did the same for the Longhorns.Jul 30, 2021
Georgia Tech's decision to leave the SEC centered around the SEC's Rule 140, which limited the total number of scholarships in football and basketball to 140. Yellow Jackets athletics director and football head coach Bobby Dodd felt that rule forced coaches to oversign and then run players off who weren't good enough.Sep 29, 2014