Clemson: No move to SEC

Associated PressAugust 14, 2011 

— Clemson University President James Barker says the school is not changing leagues, despite reports the Tigers might head to the SEC.

Barker said Saturday that the Tigers have no discussions with the SEC.

"We are committed to the ACC," he says in a statement. "We have had no contact with the SEC."

Clemson surfaced in reports that said the school would possibly join Texas A&M in a move to the SEC as that conference's 13th and 14th teams. The Tigers have been charter members of the ACC since it was formed in 1953.

Elsewhere

Duke: Center Brian Moore is out indefinitely with a broken arm. Coach David Cutcliffe said Moore broke his right arm during practice Friday. Moore is a redshirt junior who started the past two seasons at right guard and was shifting over to replace last year's starter, Bryan Morgan.

Redshirt junior Conor Irwin is listed as the backup to Moore, and left guard Dave Harding and freshman Matt Skura also could help replace Moore.

Georgia Tech: Coach Paul Johnson said his team's first scrimmage Saturday was "a starting place" that included some big plays, but too many penalties and botched plays.

SEC Meeting: Southeastern Conference presidents will meet today to discuss Texas A&M's admission to the league, The New York Times reported. The session comes amid reports that Texas A&M is leaving the Big 12 for the SEC.

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