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We would have rode 'em dry and put 'em wet. A&M got us on the heels of LSU. FSU was beat by NCState. FSU fans can't make any justification for hanging with Bama.
Agreed. Everyone can bring up Louisville. We deserve it. But look at the record vs A&M, LSU, USCe, and FSU. I don't think UF would have beat UA last year, but at least in a MNC game, they would have shown up. Oregon got handled by Stanford.
There will be almost by definition a handful of teams every year below .500 in conference. Someone has to lose
Arkansas was top ten as recently as 2011 and Vandy went 9-4 last year
FSU got beaten soundly by UF so No they couldn't of hung with any of the other top 4 SEC teams last year, Bama, UGA, A&M or LSU & yes I know LSU loss to Clemson but in a meaningful game we all know LSU beats them soundly
I love the absolutes people are writing in this thread. How can you say for a fact on something in a hypothetical situation? Just curious, now carry on going back and forth.
That is why they call it the MNC - Mythical National Championship
Handled? Went to Overtime, and Stanford was another school who was better than Florida. Oregon was one block away from going to and winning the national title last year. Had DAT pulled back and blocked for Mariota instead of racing him to the endzone Oregon would have won the national title last year. Florida squeaked by a number of teams, while other than Stanford, Oregon blew everyone out.
Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken
Luckily after this year there will be a 4 team playoff so a team like Oregon or ND can't sneak out with a National Title without having to go thru at least 1 SEC team in the process, the future of National Titles will now Always go thru the SEC Suckas!!
nobody is in more favor of a playoff than I, though I would prefer 8 teams, but can live with 4 for now.
Believe it should be 8 at a minimum.
8 minimum and maximum. Maintains the integrity of the regular season, and allows for all deserving teams. We can all look back at the end of regulars season and often find more than 4 deserving teams, but never more than 8.
you sir are a true moron
When LSU losses to Clemson it doesn't count okay gotcha
The Oregon that allowed 50+ to USC?
Or the Stanford that also had close, 1 score, wins vs San Jose St, Washington St, Wisconsin, USC, and a loss to bad Washington?
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So "throttled" means losing by 10?
Georgia beat Georgia Tech 42-10
USC lost to Georgia Tech 21-7
Loss by 14 = power throttled?
Clown on SEC teams all you want to pad your sadness for your terrible football team...
ASU (PAC #7) lost to Mizzou (SEC # 10). Mizzou only won two SEC games all year.
SEC was 6-3 in bowl games, while the PAC was 4-4.
the Ducks are a solid program but havent quacked vs anything of worth outide of the PAC including the loss to the worst of the SEC's past 7 NC's.
i suppose next you'll say ND would have won if they were 40 points better.
SEC as a whole is way overblown. Alabama, Florida, and LSU are the 3 schools that are far superior to any other program atm except maybe soon to be FSU. I'm not talking about game to game either. I'm talking about consistency as a program, and the way that the programs will reload talent. FSU will continue to improve and can reload like the big dogs in the SEC. The other programs can suck our balls tho.
non sec terds are so sad in here. SEC wins the title every single year but if you win the peach bowl you must be just as good amirite?
"In the SEC,you're a glorified run support guy.In the Big 12, you're a cover guy."-Bobby Burton asking why DBs go SEC
We know you can't admit, but the homerism of the Cemetary Hill staff embarrasses you, amirite?
In its bowl games, the SEC went 6-3 -- the best record of any AQ conference -- and outscored its opponents by a combined 85 points. It was the 10th straight season the SEC finished .500 or better in its bowl games, by far the longest such streak in the nation!
The SEC is the strongest conference in college football also due to the incredible athletes it recruits. Over the past 20 years, the SEC has sent over 550 players to the NFL draft. The Big 10 has sent 396, and the PAC-12 has only sent 250.
Last year the SEC had 7 teams (50% of their membership) finish in the Top 25 (both polls)
Not only does the SEC have the most teams in top 25 rankings, but it also has the most difficult schedules. According to teamrankings.com, teams in the SEC almost always have stronger schedules than any other conference.
The point is that you want to continue to make a ridiculous argument
that Alabama is the only reason the SEC owns college football. Alabama
Owns national titles from the SEC..... when every single season there are
3-5 SEC teams ranked in the top 10, when there is 6-8 ranked in the
top 25 and every season the SEC vs any other conference overall is
lopsided in favor of the SEC in those matchups. Alabama is just the
strongest of the strong. Until another conference goes on that kind of
run, and dominates the entire season, post season AND TITLE GAME,
we get to listen to crybabies like yourself all year who make constant
excuses for having to live off the crumbs. ...THE SEC DOMINATES
Of Course Clemson fans complain about the SEC! But the ACC is 3-14 in BCS Bowl games! The ACC had 2 teams finish in top 25.Last year. ACC teams played four games against SEC teams in Week 13 in college football in 2012. All four ACC teams lost as Georgia clobbered Georgia Tech, 42-10, Florida beat Florida State, 37-26, Vanderbilt crushed Wake Forest, 55-21, and South Carolina beat Clemson, 27-17.
ACC teams were 6-17 vs teams from other major conferences in college football in 2012
The four losses to SEC teams is nothing new for ACC teams. Counting Notre Dame as a major BCS team, ACC teams have played 23 games vs other automatic qualifying conference teams this season. The ACC football teams combined record vs those teams is 6-17. That is a putrid .353 winning percentage. BTW Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said, "We're the SEC North. We have our own division." What kind of coach comes up with the fictitious "SEC North?
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by Spursc 11 months ago
While you are right...
You missed the whole idea behind the thread. It wax about being overrated not about being the best. It's obvious the SEC is the best by far, but some of the teams from 4-8 are overrated and are only rated high because they are in the SEC. And can claim a mythical strength is schedule but still lost 2-3 games against good teams.
Benefit by association? Right do tell me where does the meat of the schedule for say a B1G team come from? Or a PAC team? I'm fairly certain that EVERY team's SOS is "benefit by association" with their conference. If I'm not mistaken most major conferences hold an 8 game conference schedule, or 2/3 of a teams schedule, that leaves 4 games for the school to schedule themselves.
FSU- murray state, savannah st, usf, and uf
Clem-auburn, ball st, furman, usce ( 2 SEC teams)
Oregon- ark st, tenn tech, fresno st ( 9 conf games)
Stanford- san jose st, duke, ND (9 conf games)
Nebraska- southern miss(0-12), ucla, ark st, idaho st
Wisconsin- northern iowa, oregon st, utah st, utep
Kansas st- missouri st, miami, north texas (9 conf games)
Alabama-michigan, western ky, FAU, western caroina
Florida-bowling green, louisiana ragin cajuns, jacksonvill st, fsu
Georgia-buffalo, fau, georgia southern, gt
Tamu-la tech, smu, south carolina st, sam huston st
Lsu- north texas, washington, idaho, towson
Looking through that boy there isn't much difference if any between what other conferences do, if anything the 9 game conference structure (3/4ths their schedule) of the PAC and BIG 12 gives them a scheduling advantage due to the theory if "benefit by association" and those teams still arent scheduling very difficult ooc games, and yet the SEC is the only conference that gets blasted for "poor scheduling"
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