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Why Conference Realignment Won’t End Well
The chaotic process of conference realignment is dominating the headlines of college football. The problem is that most members of the media have no idea what the real catalysts are for this latest round of expansion and realignment. College football business expert S.M. Oliva explains what is driving realignment and ultimately, why it will not end well for most schools and athletic programs.
Published September 21, 2011 - 9:09am
SEC Expansion: Ball In Missouri’s Court?
The latest report says that the SEC has extended an invitation to the University of Missouri. Read the latest SEC Expansion details here.
Published September 20, 2011 - 1:40pm
Is West Virginia A Good Fit For The SEC?
The Mountaineers of West Virginia have a proud football tradition — even though it’s not exactly an SEC-rich football tradition. With the potential collapse of the Big East and West Virginia’s pursuit of becoming the SEC’s 14th member, SEC fans are wondering if West Virginia is a good fit for the proud football conference. Does Morgantown belong in the same category as Tuscaloosa, Athens and Gainesville?
Published September 20, 2011 - 7:19am
Big East’s Possible Demise May Reveal SEC’s 14th
With the conference realignment story about to hit a climax it seems with the move of Syracuse and Pitt to the ACC and with the pending decisions regarding Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas and ultimately the entire Big 12…
Published September 18, 2011 - 11:17am
Why The SEC Should Grab Florida State Right Now As Its 14th School
I’m not fond of Tallahassee which sometimes feels like downtown Detroit nor of the student body which on game day frequently resembles the cast of Jersey Shore. Despite my personal animosity towards the school, the city and the people, I’m ready to admit that the SEC should raid the ACC and grab Florida State right now.
Published September 14, 2011 - 9:30am
SEC Football Complaints: Conference Expansion & Length Of Games
Chad Gibbs voices his complaints about Conference Expansion. He goes Andy Rooney style and pitches an additional complaint about the length of SEC football games. If you are upset about the decisions being made by the Southeastern Conference, read this and leave your feedback:
Published September 13, 2011 - 7:15am
What Texas A&M Brings To The SEC
As Texas A&M moves closer to next football season in the Southeastern Conference, Saturday Down South gives you an in-depth look at what exactly Texas A&M and those crazy Aggies bring to the SEC. Learn more about TAMU and the way it will benefit SEC football here:
Published September 7, 2011 - 1:00pm
SDS Responds To Baylor’s “Don’t Mess With Texas Football” Campaign
Baylor created a webpage that begs for public support to force A&M to stay in the Big 12. Under the headline, “Don’t Mess With Texas Football,” Baylor appeals to petty statism and invokes economic mercantilism in a pathetic attempt to keep its marginal football program sucking at the tit of more successful programs like Texas A&M and Texas.
Published September 7, 2011 - 10:51am
Ten Candidates For The SEC’s 14th School
By the time you read this, Texas A&M may officially be the SEC’s 13th member. The not-yet-announced race to be the 14th member has already begun, at least in the realm of Internet and media speculation. Since it appears the 12 current members do not want to add schools within existing SEC states, let’s examine — and arbitrarily rank — the contenders for the 14th position.
Published September 6, 2011 - 6:30am
It’s Official: Texas A&M To Seek Affiliation With Another Conference
Texas A&M University today officially notified the Big 12 Conference that the institution will submit an application to join another athletic conference. Should this application be accepted, Texas A&M will end its membership in the Big 12 Conference effective June 30, 2012
Published August 31, 2011 - 10:08am