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re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?

Yes. Playing UF is far more entertaining than playing any other SEC East team.

I wish LSU would meet UF in the SEC Champ. game one day. Tired of it being UGA so much.
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Nawlens Gator
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re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?

One of my favorite games every year. Lots of great memories.



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ballscaster
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Member since Jun 2013
12724 posts

re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
When LSU and Florida cash in on those big gates and extracurriculars that come with a constantly nationally televised game, that is unfair to the SEC schools who don't get to play a popular opponent and be televised all the time. :troll:

Everybody stop whining about fairness. The Florida rivalry does way more good than harm.


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Draconian Sanctions
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Member since Oct 2008
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re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
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Breaking news!
LSU has had the easiest schedule in the West over the past 10 years.
West teams that have played the East champs over the past 10 years in the regular season.
LSU 4 times
BAMA 5 times
AUBIE. 7 times


There used to be an actual rotation though. None of this bridge schedule stuff where one team always seems to benefit


namvet6566
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Member since Oct 2012
1902 posts

re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
I live in fl., so it is fun to go every other year an tailgate with my gator fans and do the same in B R


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SammyTiger
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Member since Feb 2009
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re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
Yes, I just thought it was dumb to play Florida every year and only have 1 rotating team, but I don't think that is the case anymore


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Tiger in NY
LSU Fan
Neptune Beach, FL
Member since Sep 2003
23246 posts

re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
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Breaking news!
LSU has had the easiest schedule in the West over the past 10 years.
West teams that have played the East champs over the past 10 years in the regular season.
LSU 4 times
BAMA 5 times
AUBIE. 7 times


Uhh, how many times did a loss to LSU cost a South Carolina or Florida from winning the East? If you are going to come up with bull shite stats, go post the records of the East teams LSU has played for the last decade and then compare that to the records of the teams from the East that Bama/Auburn have played.


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TexTiga
LSU Fan
SugarLand , Tx
Member since Oct 2007
2296 posts

re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
I like playing the gators but when the gumps get the Kentucky and Vanderbilt there is no equity in the schedule. So no.


AlwysATgr
LSU Fan
Katy, TX
Member since Apr 2008
6397 posts

re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
Since UF has been the dominant team for so long in the east I wanted to play them. Other than the Spurrier years it's been a very competitive series. Don't want to see it end.


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kingbob
LSU Fan
Sorrento, LA
Member since Nov 2010
23862 posts

re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
I like playing Florida every year, but if we only have two cross-divisional games every year, then permanent cross-division opponents don't make sense. Add a 9th conference game and I am fully in favor of playing Florida every year.


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TKLSUMD
LSU Fan
Young Harris Georgia
Member since Oct 2011
532 posts

re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
Sure. You have to play the best teams in order to be the best team.


SabiDojo
South Alabama Fan
Open to any suggestions.
Member since Nov 2010
52497 posts

re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
I don't think there should be permanent cross-division rivals. Change it up. Make the league competitive.


3xlsugrad
North Carolina Fan
Member since Feb 2012
11037 posts

re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
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Make the league competitive.
What?!?!?!? The SEC is the most competitive conference in the country.


SabiDojo
South Alabama Fan
Open to any suggestions.
Member since Nov 2010
52497 posts

re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
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What?!?!?!? The SEC is the most competitive conference in the country.



Getting rid of permanent cross-divisional rivals would make the league more competitive because you are less likely to have one team have a harder schedule during times when certain programs are outperforming others.


Lsupimp
LSU Fan
Rent free;Liberal Brains everywhere
Member since Nov 2003
35389 posts

re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
I'd prefer we play our division and then the SEC East on a random, equal schedule, similar to what the old Big 12 did.


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otowntiger
LSU Fan
O-Town
Member since Jan 2004
9306 posts

re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
I like us playing Florida every year. Just wish the schedule were more fair.


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ballscaster
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Brighton Beach, Brooklyn
Member since Jun 2013
12724 posts

re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
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There used to be an actual rotation though. None of this bridge schedule stuff where one team always seems to benefit
Dumb, uninformed post. Same 6 teams have won the conference for 50 years.


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ballscaster
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Brighton Beach, Brooklyn
Member since Jun 2013
12724 posts

re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
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Getting rid of permanent cross-divisional rivals would make the league more competitive because you are less likely to have one team have a harder schedule during times when certain programs are outperforming others.
The six schools with the hardest SEC schedules—AL AU FL GA LSU TN—have won the SEC in each of the last 50 years.

GREAT POINT!!!


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brodrig
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Nov 2003
517 posts

re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
No, I would much rather play Kentucky and Vandy, F all this macho sh**
I want to win SEC and National championships


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tiger in the gump
Member since Jan 2005
603 posts

re: Would you prefer to play Florida every year if you had the choice?
Yes, you can depend on FL To be a quality team. Even in '03 when FL beat us it sounded better losing to 5 loss FL Than USC losing to 5 loss Cal. Even though Cal would've beat the crap out of FL with Aaron Rodgers


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