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Jwho77
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SEC needs to go get FSU/Clemson.



Just like the apparent Maryland/Rutgers swoop we are watching, the SEC would follow the TAMU/Mizzou script to add new markets for the TV deals and SEC Network plans. So FSU maybe (expect UF to form a voting firewall against that one) but not Clemson. But more likely, Slive targets new territory West (OU/OSU) or surely East (a Virginia team and a NC team).


Tigerbait337
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re: Maryland approves move to Big TEN
So the acc will be at 15 after this move..

SEC will be at 14

Big10 will be at 13


usc6158
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here is my Q: all the current members of the B1G will have to approve of adding an more schools to the conference, right?



There's no way you even start negotiating without everyone on board already


rocket31
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Obviously this had already been done or none of this wouldve leaked.


just no, that is not how it works...

first the school approves and then the conference votes.


rocket31
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There's no way you even start negotiating without everyone on board already


that is what happened with nebraska, right?


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tccdc
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It has been reported that the Big10 also wants UVa and/or UNC.


Question for you, Hokie....do you want UVa to go Big Ten so that VT can then be able to escape to the SEC?


If it was up to me, I would love to be in the SEC. It is the best conference in the country and will only get stronger as more and more people migrate to the South.

But I do not have faith in administration to make the move, but you never know.

Yes, we would have a big learning curve in the SEC, but I think eventually we would compete.



OrangeBlood
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then the conference votes


I would think an "informal" vote has been done a long time ago.


rutiger
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Posted by OrangeBlood quote: then the conference votes I would think an "informal" vote has been done a long time ago.


Exactly.


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TigerintheNO
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maryland, rutgers, UVA, and GT would create a massive cable system imprint on the B10


$177 million in exit fees


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Jwho77
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Rittenberg/Bennett ?@ESPN_BigTen
Rutgers expected to follow. Ga Tech rumored. UNC in play? RT@Falb7: @ESPN_BigTen @McMurphyESPN Is Rutgers or Georgia Tech next?


Fascinating....IF the Big Ten is eying 16 teams and wants any 3 of GT, UVa, UNC and Rutgers, the SEC swoops in to get to 16 with VT and NC State.

Only problem here is, the North Carolina schools would have to turn on each other (really, UNC would have to punk Duke) for this to happen.


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Jwho77
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re: Maryland approves move to Big TEN
If UVa went to B1G, there would be no move for a football school like VT other than to go to the SEC. And of course, there would be no political block in VA to stop you at that point.


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RedHawk
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Hate the move and hate the way college football is trying to have all of these super conferences.


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NekiEcko
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If TAMU can adjust and Mizzou is trying to adjust, VT will be just fine in SEC, A great natural rivaly in TAMU.

I know B1G isnt done yet, I think they will be going after GA Tech (Atlanta Market) or NC.


togar tiger
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re: Maryland approves move to Big TEN
Ugh, this sucks. Regionalism makes college football special, and it's being thrown away.

And this makes no sense seeing as how the B1G was too good for Mizzou 2 years ago. Now they're ok with Maryland? Ridiculous.


rocket31
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I would think an "informal" vote has been done a long time ago.


possibly. they still need to get 80% of the current conference members to approve (9 of 12); which could just be a formality at this point, idk.


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StraightCashHomey21
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So a shitty conference gets even shittier?



better than being in the ACC, but Maryland is broke as frick how can they afford this


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Amp4LSU
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B10 - Maryland, Rutgers, Virginia, ________(?)
SEC - VA Tech, N.C. State
B12 - FSU, Clemson, GA Tech, Louisville


Jwho77
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If TAMU can adjust and Mizzou is trying to adjust, VT will be just fine in SEC, A great natural rivaly in TAMU.

I know B1G isnt done yet, I think they will be going after GA Tech (Atlanta Market) or NC.


Bingo...If Rutgers is #14 for the B1G, then it seems GT eventually is #15. I have a hunch UVa ends up #16 while the basketball North Carolina cartel holds firm. That could leave the SEC in a bit of bother with adding #16 after VT becomes #15 though.


Bunk Moreland
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joining the Ohio State needs to go Independent in football crew


I would love to see them shove that up Delany's ass. Not one B1G fan wants this. 12 with Corn in the conference was perfect.


RedHawk
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And this makes no sense seeing as how the B1G was too good for Mizzou 2 years ago. Now they're ok with Maryland? Ridiculous.


I think they like the fact that Maryland is a great academic university.


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