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Paul Finebaum Called Texas A&M "The New Power Program" In Texas

Currently, there are five teams from "Power 5" conferences in the state of Texas - Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, TCU and Baylor. Historically, it's clear that the Longhorns, with 881 victories, four national titles, 27 bowl wins and two Heisman Trophy winners, are the most accomplished of the bunch. If you're looking for present-day domination, both Baylor and TCU, which finished 5-6 in the College Football Playoff standings last year, are the programs seemingly ruling the state at the moment. ESPN's Paul Finebaum, however, thinks that the current "power program" in the state is Texas A&M.

Finebaum made the statement after seeing Kyler Murray tweet about opting out of the MLB Draft.

">@CoachSumlin and the new power program in Texas #Gigemhttps://t.co/zZtQGmVfL1

— Paul Finebaum (@finebaum)

Big news for @CoachSumlin and the new power program in Texas #Gigemhttps://t.co/zZtQGmVfL1

— Paul Finebaum (@finebaum) May 6, 2015

">May 6, 2015

As you'd imagine, fans of other programs weren't thrilled to hear his opinion.

">@finebaum

Big news for @CoachSumlin and the new power program in Texas #Gigemhttps://t.co/zZtQGmVfL1

— Paul Finebaum (@finebaum) May 6, 2015

">@CoachSumlin

@finebaum@CoachSumlin@TheKylerMurray New Power??? Lmao... The one that Bama beat 59-0... Oh yeah, that one...

— LONGHORNSRULETEXAS (@Dhgregg3) May 6, 2015

">@TheKylerMurray New Power??? Lmao... The one that Bama beat 59-0... Oh yeah, that one...

— Bama59-Aggy0 (@Dhgregg3)

@finebaum@CoachSumlin@TheKylerMurray New Power??? Lmao... The one that Bama beat 59-0... Oh yeah, that one...

— LONGHORNSRULETEXAS (@Dhgregg3) May 6, 2015

">May 6, 2015

">@finebaum "power program" who hasn't won a conference title in 17 years and national title in 76 (same number of losses to UT) years

— Ryan Lee (@ryanjlee_13)

@finebaum "power program" who hasn't won a conference title in 17 years and national title in 76 (same number of losses to UT) years

— Ryan Lee (@ryanjlee_13) May 6, 2015

">May 6, 2015

">@finebaum

Big news for @CoachSumlin and the new power program in Texas #Gigemhttps://t.co/zZtQGmVfL1

— Paul Finebaum (@finebaum) May 6, 2015

">@CoachSumlin

@finebaum@CoachSumlin@TheKylerMurray New Power??? Lmao... The one that Bama beat 59-0... Oh yeah, that one...

— LONGHORNSRULETEXAS (@Dhgregg3) May 6, 2015

">@TheKylerMurray gotta win something before you become a power program, Paul.

— Tate Gregory (@notthefakeTAG) May 6, 2015

Texas A&M has won 28 games total in the past three years, and recruiting has certainly improved under Kevin Sumlin. But the most important aspect for the Aggies seems to be their inclusion in the SEC. Whether that makes them a "power program" is up for debate. Finebaum is also a notorious SEC homer, so take this all with a grain of salt.

What do you think? Who is the true power program in Texas right now?