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Fail...but nice try
Not at all... You guys (and the whole ACC) hasn't won anything either, so why are you running your mouth?
Put us on the schedule we would wear yall out
Because yall beat LSU you think your something special now? Ya ok... Whatever your smoking.. I want some.
I agree.. Clemson is Wisky, or MSU. Not OSU or TSUN...
When has Bama left the south? Shut up. You're basically saying the only way you can win is if our players freeze to death.
We almost beat you last year and we were 3-9.
Bama played at Penn State 2 years ago.
Beat me to it.
Actually the last time UW played Auburn it was in sunny Florida and you still got boot stomped. Imagine it would have been worse in the cold for you
Do Clemson fans actually think they are relevant? Lol.. Not even the best team in their state... imo
almost??? go screw yourself weve beat you two years in a row...Yall are a joke
Keep thinking that
Says it right there... I know.. It must suck to be the little brother, not only in your conference, but in your state too.
This post was edited by OHSethIO 12 months ago
I think I will.. Thanks for the support !! It's going to hurt Clemson fans b-holes when Urbs uses the spatula on Watson too!!
Georgia - Arizona State (08)
Tennessee - @ Cal (07), @ UCLA (08), @ Oregon (13), @ Oklahoma (14), @ UConn (15), @ Nebraksa (16)
Vanderbilt - @ Michigan (06), @ Miami (OH) (08), @ Rice (09), @ Army (09), @ UConn (10), @ N'Western (12), @ UMass (13), @ UMass (18)
Mizzou - @ Indiana (13), @ Toledo (14), @ Wyoming (18), @ Purdue (18)
South Carolina - totally correct
Kentucky - totally correct
Florida - totally correct
Alabama - @ Penn State (11), Michigan in Dallas (12), Wisconsin in Dallas (15), @ Michigan State (17)
Auburn - @ West Virginia (08), @ Kansas State (14)
LSU - @ Washington (09), Oregon in Dallas (11), @ West Virginia (11), TCU in Dallas (12), @ Arizona State (16), @ Oklahoma (18)
Miss State - @ Houston (10), Okie State in Houston (12)
Ole Miss - @ Fresno State (11), @ Texas (13)
Arkansas - @ Texas (08), @ Rutgers (13), @ TCU (16), @ Michigan (18)
Texas A&M - @ USC (16), @ Oregon (18)
So there are a few SEC schools that do not leave the south...............but the majority have and are scheduled to multiple times over a 10 year period. It's just the only one to play a bunch of Big Ten schools is Alabama.
Went to Penn State 2 years ago, playing 2 games in Dallas, going to Michigan State in a few years.
Yea not really much more than others, though. Pretty much everybody other than Florida, S. Carolina and Kentucky have/are scheduled to leave the South 2-5 times over a 10 year period, and to be fair to Florida they play FSU every year and this year play both Miami and USCe. Same with Clemson for USCe and Louisville for Kentucky.
This post was edited by Brian Henry 12 months ago
On the map I own, the state of Texas doesn't look very far North
The quote wasn't "playing up north" it was "leaving the South".
Playing in Dallas or Austin is not the South, not in culture, mileage from campus or the college football historical sense. That's like saying Wisconsin visiting Syracuse doesn't count as a real road trip game because they're both up there in "the North".
Even if you take games in Texas away, Tennessee, Alabama, LSU, Auburn, Missouri, Vanderbilt all have/had multiple trips out west or up north over the past 10 years to play BCS games. Some in the conference travel, some don't. Those that don't have their reasons, and whether they are valid reasons for not doing it can be debated.
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by Brian Henry 12 months ago
My original comment wasn't attempting to belittle the SEC. Just pointing out that the SEC and B1G probably don't play in the reg season because SEC schools don't come north very often. So no school in the B1G will go there w/o a home game in return.
If UW played at Syracuse , that's a road game. If Syracuse and UW played in Chicago , I wouldn't consider UW leaving the north. Much like UW playing Mizzou , I wouldn't say they ventured into SEC territory. If playing a neutral site game in Dallas is leaving the south to SEC fans, then I've proved my point. There are some examples , yes. But as you showed in your breakdown, most SEC teams don't.
I see your point but one flaw in that thinking is the underlying notion that Dallas is to SEC teams as Chicago is to B1G teams. I didn't include games in Atlanta because those are southern neutral site games (like a game in Chicago would be). And yea, playing in Dallas is definitely leaving the South, like playing in Philadelphia or New England would be for Wisconsin or Iowa.
Alabama playing in Dallas is as much a "southern stay at home" game as Wisconsin playing at Met Life Stadium in New Jersey would be (which I would consider a substantial trip away from Madison). It doesn't make it a road game (it isn't), but it isn't a comfort of your own home stay in SEC country game either (like playing at the Georgia Dome is). It's neutral.
Either way, you are correct that not many SEC teams have traveled north for home and homes with B1G schools or Big East schools. A lot more home and home action between SEC/ACC and SEC/Pac 12 schools for whatever reason, as well as neutral site games (specifically Alabama and LSU - for recruiting purposes).
Really wish the Alabama-Wisconsin game was part of a home and home.
I believe UW and Bama tried to work that out, but couldn't get it done for whatever reason. It will be interesting to see what happens in the future. The B1G has a push to not play FCS schools in the pre season. I'm not sure how that will work out. No one wants to lose a home game and playing another BCS school is more difficult because Everyone wants a home and home. Conference expansion isn't helping either. These games in Dallas may be as good we will get.
Yep. Saban believes in the neutral site games because they are easier to get a big name opponent every year (because of what you just mentioned, hard to hammer out home and home) and because it brings us into fertile recruiting areas (Jacksonville, Atlanta, Dallas).
I understand the reasoning........but home and homes are just more fun.
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