Originally posted by SunDevilNiner79:
SEC is the best conference, but I think the gulf between conferences is exaggerated.
In a made up world, I think teams like FSU, Ohio State, Stanford or Oregon could win the SEC this year if they were in it. I said could not would. I say that because anything can happen in a game, see Auburn win over Georgia. Whats crazy is Auburn may get a title shot because of a tipped hail mary pass. So FSU, Ohio State, Stanford or Oregon could have Mizzou, Auburn or Alabama type seasons if in the SEC.
I think UCF, Oklahoma State, Baylor, and ASU would lose between 2 and 4 games if they were in the SEC and would be the equivalent of South Carolina, Georgia, LSU.
Texas A&M being ranked is a joke BTW. Name one team they beat that is a good win. They might have the worst defense in all of college football.
: Agree completely.
: Disagree completely. OSU has faltered against a weak schedule, and you want to tell me they would go undefeated vs Bama, Auburn, South Carolina, TAMU, LSU, and Ole Miss. Nope. They would eat Meyers lunch. Stanford stumbled when it matter and their supposed to see the course against a grueling SEC schedule? Nope. Oregon last year maybe. Oregon this year not so much. It wouldn't take long for the coordinators of the top programs to figure that offense out either.
Maybe after they we're in the conference a couple of years and adjusted to the style of play. Although you're point was anything can happen because Auburn had the tipped pass that is hardly a point at all because it's an oddity not a rule. What has happened with Auburn the past 2 weeks is nothing short of miraculously boneheaded play on a safety and special teams, and for as long as I have watched SEC football that's the first time I have ever seen anything like that.
But you did so could not would which is a lot like saying nothing at all so of course anything is possible.
Agreed. The mid to high level SEC programs are as good as the top Big 12 programs.
Agreed. I think Johnny Footballs notoriety plays a part in that although if you look at their losses. @LSU, @Mizzou, Bama@, Auburn@. They easily have the most excusable 4 loss season with 3 of those teams 11-1 and ranked in the top 3. Come on now they don't have the worst
defense but it is pretty awful.