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SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey Reveals If He'd Be NCAA President

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey talks before SEC conference tournament.

NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 13: Greg Sankey the new commissioner of the SEC talks to the media before the quaterfinals of the SEC Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on March 13, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Mark Emmert surprised many with his decision to step down in the midst of a changing NCAA landscape. After which, people quickly started tossing out possible replacements to take over as president of college athletics' governing body.

One of whom is SEC commissioner Greg Sankey.

Asked about whether he wants to be the NCAA's next leader, Sankey says his plate is already full:

"No, I'm busy with what I do," the commissioner told ESPN's Heather Dinich via Nicole Auerbach.

Adding, "You've got a Board of Governors that has to figure out their vision for the job. I think there's a need to engage with people leading conferences, leading athletic programs, to understand the demands of a modern athletic program."

"What I think we need is effective vision — clear vision — effective leadership," Sankey concluded. "Collaborative effort, to me, is a foundational element."

Mark Emmert leaves behind a complicated, 12-year legacy. With the NCAA's relevance fading, and the power of the president following suit, it'll be interesting to see who wants to step up and lead the next generation of collegiate sports.