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The SEC image and perception took a huge hit this bowl season and I love every minute of it. :-o I really think the committee will internalize some of these beatings and the SEC will lose some luster in their eyes when they sit down next year. How can you not? Miss. and Miss. St. were in the top 4 much of the year for God's sake.

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2-5 in bowls this year, it's been a hoot to witness all those over hyped teams going down in flames.

 

Man, I dislike the SEC as much as anyone, but let's be honest about it.

They are 5-5 in bowls so far, with Tennessee playing today.

"Winners": Georgia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas A&M, South Carolina.

Losers: Alabama, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Auburn, LSU.

 

I, too, like watching SEC teams lose. 11 teams from one conference going to bowl games is pretty impressive. And half of those teams have won so far. The best part to me, though, is that the teams thought to have been the best of the SEC this year have lost their bowl games.

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Man, I dislike the SEC as much as anyone, but let's be honest about it.

They are 5-5 in bowls so far, with Tennessee playing today.

"Winners": Georgia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas A&M, South Carolina.

Losers: Alabama, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Auburn, LSU.

 

I, too, like watching SEC teams lose. 11 teams from one conference going to bowl games is pretty impressive. And half of those teams have won so far. The best part to me, though, is that the teams thought to have been the best of the SEC this year have lost their bowl games.

 

Right, no one is saying there aren't good teams from the SEC or that the SEC isn't good as a whole.

 

It's the idea that 4 of the best 5 teams in the country were from one division for most of the year or that the SEC is some super conference on a whole different level.

 

The SEC has good teams, so does every other conference.

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Ding Dong the playoff is working!

 

without it we would see Bama play Oregon or more probably pummel FSU in the NCG

 

And actually i believe the committee did a great job chossing the top 4

 

on a side note, Meyer is on another level of awesome, as much as it pains me to accept

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Listen, the SEC was down terribly this year. How the talking heads missed this when both Ole Miss and Miss State were two of their best teams is beyond me. However, the SEC will be back to its old self in no time. A few years back they had a similar bowl run with the majority of their teams losing and it was a 1-year aberration. There are simply too many advantages for them not to be dominant the bulk of the time.

As for last night's game in particular, while OSU played very well, Bama poorly executed a terrible gameplan that seemed predisposed to forcing Cooper the ball rather than using the distinct size advantage they had on the line.

 

the witch is dead for this year but they'll be back to dominating football in short order.

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Listen, the SEC was down terribly this year. How the talking heads missed this when both Ole Miss and Miss State were two of their best teams is beyond me. However, the SEC will be back to its old self in no time. A few years back they had a similar bowl run with the majority of their teams losing and it was a 1-year aberration. There are simply too many advantages for them not to be dominant the bulk of the time.

As for last night's game in particular, while OSU played very well, Bama poorly executed a terrible gameplan that seemed predisposed to forcing Cooper the ball rather than using the distinct size advantage they had on the line.

 

the witch is dead for this year but they'll be back to dominating football in short order.

 

I don't know. Remember, for 7ish years, the SEC winner was in the title game by default. Alabama would have beaten FSU in a similar situation and all would be right.

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Witch ain't dead...she just moved to Columbus.

 

Dealing with Urban in the recruiting game is gonna be a serious issue.

 

They already have a ton of catholic school kids from all over the country...let alone recruiting anyone he wants.

 

Forget motivation...the dude can flat out coach. They were a play or two away from being blown out of the building and BAM!!! They went off!!!

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Right, no one is saying there aren't good teams from the SEC or that the SEC isn't good as a whole.

 

It's the idea that 4 of the best 5 teams in the country were from one division for most of the year or that the SEC is some super conference on a whole different level.

 

The SEC has good teams, so does every other conference.

 

we have a winner!

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Man, I dislike the SEC as much as anyone, but let's be honest about it.

They are 5-5 in bowls so far, with Tennessee playing today.

"Winners": Georgia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas A&M, South Carolina.

Losers: Alabama, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Auburn, LSU.

 

I, too, like watching SEC teams lose. 11 teams from one conference going to bowl games is pretty impressive. And half of those teams have won so far. The best part to me, though, is that the teams thought to have been the best of the SEC this year have lost their bowl games.

 

Let's be really, really honest.

 

The top FIVE teams in the vaunted SEC West went 0-5.(TAMU finished 3-5 in conference FYI, not to mention Arkansas went 2-6...) There was discussion midway through the season that it wasn't IF two SEC West teams could go to the playoff but if THREE could(Pick em with OlMiss, MissState, Auburn, Alabama) And the thing is, sans Auburn playing K-State, they hadn't played anyone of substance OOC. That's always been the argument, "Paaaawwwlll, we don't have to play OOC because our division is so doggone good." They were billing the Iron Bowl as the defacto national championship game this year.

 

What we learned this year, is the SEC West lost a lot of QBs and was down this year. They didn't get tested by anyone and it speaks to the dangers of merely relying on conference play to judge a teams strength.

 

You see the same thing with the Big12 in the bowl season to be honest...

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I don't know. Remember, for 7ish years, the SEC winner was in the title game by default. Alabama would have beaten FSU in a similar situation and all would be right.

 

yes, and that winner was, by and large, smoking some hapless team that was thrown into the octagon with them.

 

The SEC has every advantage and, most years, leverages those to put up the most competitive group of contenders. Only a few programs are positioned as well to consistently put up competitive teams. Oregon is moving into that grouping but we'll see what happens if the rest of the Pac14 starts eating into their recruiting prowess. OSU could be there too because they have such a stranglehold on the BigDIGIT that they can start to reshape the rules in a way that allows them to be competitive. Acc/miami/fsu can be there as well.

 

But, as a grouping, nothing compares to the SEC in terms of having the table set to play whoop *** football. Auburn, Florida, Bama, LSU wake up every day as legit contenders and it takes coaching getting in the way for their chances to be ruined. What other conference can boast 4 teams ready to compete for national championships without any additional help?

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But, as a grouping, nothing compares to the SEC in terms of having the table set to play whoop *** football. Auburn, Florida, Bama, LSU wake up every day as legit contenders and it takes coaching getting in the way for their chances to be ruined.

 

Have you been watching the bowl season? 3 of the teams you mentioned had their super tough, Millenium Falcon Kessel run speed, bullet proof defenses absolutely GASHED on the ground. You can't say they're contenders automatically because they didn't play a tough out of conference schedule. See this post for that rough and tumble schedule.

 

http://www.domerdomain.com/forum/showthread.php?t=48583

 

 

I don't think any serious football fan can say the SEC is a bad conference. You also can't say they are the best conference to ever strap pads on. The BCS was seriously flawed. The SEC was so ridiculously over-rated in the preseason there was almost no way they COULDN'T get a team in the "championship" game. This first batch of playoffs is a step in the right direction, but an 8 team, conference winners ONLY bracket would be even better.

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