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Let me explain something to everyone. Teams in the SEC are beatable. People who say that SEC teams are way way way better are wrong. What makes the SEC the best conference is the high number of very good teams in the conference. When a team has a month to prepare for 1 game anything can happen. It's the SEC week to week grind throughout the whole season that our teams have to go through. When you have to play ranked teams 2 to 3 weeks in a row with maybe 1 easy game in between most teams can't get through that. Taking down 1 SEC team down with a month to prepare is 1 thing but surviving the week to week schedule is another. SEC teams are beatable and I give you that obviously but the SEC is definitely the best conference. It's the depth that separates it from other conferences.
Sorry. Everything I just read was a bunch of white noise and verbal diarrhea. All I could discern from your post is "SEC teams are beatable."
Owe you an upvote tomorrow, very good points.
SEC is the best. But the SEC circle jerk people are over the top. There is a happy median
Lol beatable or not I feel like Ohio state will have the same bowl record as Tennessee this year.
SEC grind is such bs. Yes there are certainly many good teams in the sec, but for the most part the schedules are not that daunting. Every once in a while you will have a team that will have a very tough grind, but not most of em. hell each sec team does not even play 6 of the conference opponents.
Show me Georgia's sec grind
This post was edited by MJRuffalo 15 months ago
Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken
The SEC always manages to have a few good teams. Sometimes an undefeated SEC team gets shut out from the MNC game (witness Auburn), but not usually. The conference is seriously lacking in depth though. The top teams in the SEC are better than the top teams in the Big 12 this year, but the Big 12 is the stronger conference. Why? Depth.
Wait, did you just put Miss St as part of your 3 week grind? And really is playing just 3 good teams (of which you did not, only 2)in a row over the course of an entire season considered a grind?
Miss St was disastrously overranked when you played them, for the simple fact that they were an sec team. They had played nobody coming into the bama game. But since the sec teams always get over-ranked, you are trying to pass them off as part of some grind. Ridiculous.
It is well documented that when you have a strong conference with depth and only 10 teams that all play one another, the win/loss records suffer. That is one advantage the SEC has. The conference schedule is loaded with cream puff and the strong teams do not have to play one another ever year. In that respect a 14 team conference is better than a 10 team conference.
If you want I can show you Tennessee's schedule from the past 2 years and next years to go along with that. Even with Auburn, ark, and tenn down vandy and Texas a&m were very solid this year. You can't honestly think there's a conference better ... I mean come on man
They only won 8 games, so 7 vs a 9 game schedule, and 6 if you replace a gimme OOC with a decent opponent. handled pretty easily by Northwestern.
Are they a bottom of the barrel nobody? Not saying that, just that if you put them as part of a grind which is only 3 weeks in a row of your entire season, then it really is not much of a grind to speak of. Certainly not as tough as what most other PAC-12 and Big-12 teams face each season.
In no way am i saying that Bama is not a very good team, just that all this nonsense about playin a sec schedule and the grind sec teams face is an utter joke.
It is not a matter of saying what conference is better or not, it is a matter of comparing schedules. And on average PAC-12 and Big-12 teams both play stronger SOS's than sec teams do.
The PAC 12??? They had 2 maybe 3 teams this year that were good. I have respect for the Big 12 and Notre Dame's schedule was a good one in my opinion but the PAC 12?
7 SEC teams won at least 9 games. Pretty deep
using TBB math, though, we now see that the SEC should lose its AQ because one of its best teams lost to the big east, which is like losing to a div.3 school.
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Lets compare the top half of each conference.
Kansas State 11-1
Oklahoma St 8-5
Texas Tech 8-5
Which looks stronger
This post was edited by joetheogre 15 months ago
ha ha ha... it says vanderbilt
Yeah and 1 team that only won 1 SEC game this year had 3 1st round draft picks
Haters gonna hate man.
Did every one of those teams play one another this year? The Big 12 teams did. Guess what their records would have been if they played one another instead of your OOC creampuffs.
I find it funny that Coattail Country is already making excuses as to why their conference is highly overrated! No need, we see it, Team sec is human after all! Bama is stout, but the rest of your teams don't impress me anymore than any other conference, this year. Bama played exactly two of those top 6 or 7 listed, and lost one of them. Your arguments contradict, if your conference is so big and bad, why does Bama run through it year after year? You would think that with all that superior competition, the state of Alabama wouldn't be on the verge of hoisting their 4th consecutive crystal ball. That's why it makes it easier to rock YOUR team, instead of 13 others, plus it's homo!
Check that, Bama played 3 on that list if you count the ccg.
Notre Dame wouldn't have gone undefeated in the Big Ten, Pac 12, Big 12, SEC or ACC!! Just the way it is.....benefit of scheduling whoever the hell u want. They played 2 of the bottom half 500 teams(MSU&Purdue) of the Big 10 with one of their middle of the pack teams(Michigan). They played Stanford and USC of the Pac 12. Stanford still hadn't become the team they were at the end of the season and yet still went to OT. USC was aweful. The Big 12 they played Oklahoma, we'll give them that one, it was a tough game! They played zero SEC teams. They played 2 mediocre at best Independents in Navy and BYU. They played a team who struggled to go 500 in the Big East in Pitt and barely beat them. They played a mediocre Miami and 2 garbage teams in BC and Wake of the ACC. Lets face it, the only teams they really should have had a chance to lose to is Oklahoma and Stanford. Thats 2 tough games in 12. Some people will argue Michigan who is way over ranked! The get respect because all of their losses are to good opponents, but bottom line is they were a 4 loss team in reg season. They deserve a little respect but not as much as ND defenders give them! In the end game, ND struggled against alot of teams that they shouldn't have. If the SEC is as good as advertised, BAMA should whip them handily!
This post was edited by syracuse820 15 months ago
I added to it......you're right, 12 BCS teams and when it was scheduled it may have looked like a difficult schedule, but in reality of this season, it truly wasn't! People look at their schedule like all of those teams were on the top of their game just because of their universities past reputations!
Actually I correct myself and the previous poster, BYU and Navy are independent and not part of a BCS conference. Navy in no way belongs in a BCS conference and plays a mostly mid major schedule and BYU left a mid major to become independent.
Nebraska goes 10-2 with Georgia's schedule. Probably would have lost to South Carolina and Florida, although both looked very beatable during bowl season. The rest of the schedule would have been cake. 10-2 maybe 11-1 with Bama's too, with losses to LSU and maybe A&M.
Vandy goes 5-3 in the SEC grind and they couldn't beat Northwestern.
The truth is the SEC is the best conference, but the bottom half is garbage and the top half is beatable, the other conferences aren't as far behind as the SEC guys and the polls show.
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