Monday, November 7, 2011

SEC will continue with 8 game schedules

A lot of talk has been centering on which out of conference games SEC football teams will drop with the additions of Texas A&M and Missouri to next year's new SEC. The assumption was that the SEC would adopt a 9 game conference schedule in football. But evidently we're sticking with 8 conference games in 2012.

UPDATE: The rumors of going to a 9 game schedule started with South Carolina president Harris Pastides.
USC — along with all other SEC schools — will play nine conference football games each year due to Missouri joining the Southeastern Conference, President Harris Pastides said Sunday.
The Gamecocks will face Missouri for the first time next year, as the Tigers were placed in the Eastern Division. The game will be in Columbia — but whether that’s Columbia, Mo., or Columbia, S.C., is still unclear, Pastides said.
And now this...

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