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Sport Report: SEC moving toward 10-game, conference-only schedule

01:27  30 july  2020
01:27  30 july  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

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A 10 game schedule with eight conference games and two other Power 5 games. The other two plans move in a direction that is to save the other games around the conference between SEC If one goes to conference - only games, this is likely off the table. Benefits of a conference only slate

On Wednesday, Sports Illustrated reported that the SEC athletic directors discussed a potential plan moving to a 10 game schedule consisting of the 8 scheduled Switching to an 8- game conference only schedule would allow a lot more flexibility when it comes to the official start date of the season.

Several big college football conference are attempting to play conference-only schedules this season, and the SEC may be joining them.

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While the Pac-12 and Big Ten announced earlier in the month that they were playing conference-only schedules for college football, the SEC and ACC said they would wait until later in the month to make decisions. The ACC announced on Wednesday it would be playing an 11-game schedule with 10 conference games.

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Atlantic coast conference. The ACC is looking at an 11- game schedule that would include 10 Instead of delaying the start of the season, the Big 12 is taking the opposite approach, moving the start up to create Conference - only games never made sense for the SEC (or the ACC and Big 12).

SEC : The SEC had no comment on its future plans when reached by CBS Sports. Missouri athletic director Jim Sterk first noted that a potential ACC: The ACC is considering a conference - game only schedule , according to CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd. Should the ACC eventually go to that model, it is

According to SI’s Ross Dellenger, the SEC is moving toward a 10-game, conference-only schedule this season. The move was approved by a majority of the conference’s athletic directors, according to Dellenger.

SEC teams typically play nine conference games and three non-conference games. The conference games come against six intradivision opponents, one regular opponent and two rotating opponents from the other division. This development would result in an extra conference game being added, while both high- and low-profile non-conference games would be dropped.

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As the Big Ten moves toward a nine- game schedule and the Pac-12 and Big 12 already have one, an extra conference game was under consideration by the SEC . However, it elected to keep its current format and mandate a game against a major conference opponent. People who read this searched for.

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Atlantic coast conference. The ACC is looking at an 11- game schedule that would include 10 Instead of delaying the start of the season, the Big 12 is taking the opposite approach, moving the start up to create Conference - only games never made sense for the SEC (or the ACC and Big 12).

Conference - only games never made sense for the SEC (or the ACC and Big 12). Why prevent Georgia, Florida, Kentucky and South Carolina from playing in-state ACC rivals? Auburn also is scheduled to play North Carolina from the ACC in Atlanta.

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