Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 20 of 36

Thread: 9 game sec football schedule starting in 2015

  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    200
    vCash
    1100

    9 game sec football schedule starting in 2015

    There may also be a bridge schedule starting 2014. What say ye?

  2. #2
    Banned
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Posts
    3,222
    vCash
    1100
    I hate it.

  3. #3
    Senior Member Quaoarsking's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Madison
    Posts
    1,285
    vCash
    3642
    Not a fan, unless they change bowl eligibilty rules to take the 70 best teams, regardless of record.

  4. #4
    Senior Member FISHDAWG's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Biloxi
    Posts
    1,738
    vCash
    8481
    is this confirmed ?

  5. #5
    Bill Laimbeer of Message Boards Coach34's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Posts
    12,147
    vCash
    23510
    Quote Originally Posted by FISHDAWG View Post
    is this confirmed ?

    yep


    6-1-1 bridge in 2014
    6-2-1 with a set cross-division rotation beginning in 2015
    "Ole Miss" originally was a name slaves used for a plantation owner's wife.- ole miss.edu https://web.archive.org/web/20121102...ble/whyOM.html

  6. #6
    Senior Member mic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Posts
    1,409
    vCash
    8800
    The worse thing about it will be the unbalanced home/away schedule from year to year.
    5 SEC road games will be Hell...

  7. #7
    Bill Laimbeer of Message Boards Coach34's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Posts
    12,147
    vCash
    23510
    and makes it that much harder for us to go bowling and to get to Atl
    "Ole Miss" originally was a name slaves used for a plantation owner's wife.- ole miss.edu https://web.archive.org/web/20121102...ble/whyOM.html

  8. #8
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Posts
    706
    vCash
    1100
    The Power of Saban.

  9. #9
    Senior Member FISHDAWG's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Biloxi
    Posts
    1,738
    vCash
    8481
    I stand with the Hatter on this one - screw that !!!

  10. #10
    Senior Member Quaoarsking's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Madison
    Posts
    1,285
    vCash
    3642
    The rumor i heard was that in addition to the 9-game schedule, everyone would have to play one hard non-conference game each year. More tv $$$ and "fair" to Georgia/Florida/South Carolina. Any word on that?

  11. #11
    Senior Member msstate7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Posts
    10,031
    vCash
    10
    Quote Originally Posted by Coach34 View Post
    and makes it that much harder for us to go bowling and to get to Atl
    It could potentially bite the upper teams too. The ninth game could be a roadblock to getting sec team in championship.

  12. #12
    Senior Member War Machine Dawg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Hull City Tiger
    Posts
    3,989
    vCash
    1100
    Worst idea ever. The SEC will realize it ****ed up when it goes from 8-10 teams routinely in bowls to 6-7. Because we won't be the only ones on the short end of this change. Mississippi, Vandy, TN, and Mizzou will all be in the same boat. Hell, it's all Vandy can do now to go 6-6. That loss of revenue will force a re-evaluation at some point. For all the good it'll do us after missing bowling for a couple of years running.
    Fire Bracky!

    Cry Havoc!...And Let Slip the Dawgs of War!

    Hull City Tigers Owner - Hear Us Roar!


  13. #13
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    200
    vCash
    1100
    Quote Originally Posted by Quaoarsking View Post
    The rumor i heard was that in addition to the 9-game schedule, everyone would have to play one hard non-conference game each year. More tv $$$ and "fair" to Georgia/Florida/South Carolina. Any word on that?
    I haven't heard anything but I do think this will be the case. They will probably put in a rule against FCS teams sometime in the future

  14. #14
    Senior Member CadaverDawg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Posts
    14,327
    vCash
    935605
    It's going to really hurt teams like us. Especially on the "away heavy" years. I big time hate this.

  15. #15
    Banned
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Posts
    3,222
    vCash
    1100
    Technically that would be 'fair'. Would not benefit us, but it would be fair.

    We should be on the horn with Iowa State, Duke, Oregon State, Kansas State, Texas Tech, Indiana, N.C. State, etc. RIGHT NOW. Beat them to the punch. And depending on who they consider 'hard', go after others like Colorado State, Wyoming, UConn, etc.
    Last edited by Goat Holder; 05-28-2013 at 03:39 PM.

  16. #16
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Posts
    161
    vCash
    1100
    I wonder how Scott voted? I suppose those fans that said we need to up our schedule by adding in a team like OSU will be thrilled with this requirement. This way we get to up the schedule quality right here in the conference.

  17. #17
    Senior Member Quaoarsking's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Madison
    Posts
    1,285
    vCash
    3642
    If we have to play an even tougher schedule to make it fair for Florida, then they should have to share their profits with us equally. Fair is fair.

  18. #18
    Senior Member FlabLoser's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    N/A
    Posts
    3,069
    vCash
    730
    Quote Originally Posted by Coach34 View Post
    yep


    6-1-1 bridge in 2014
    6-2-1 with a set cross-division rotation beginning in 2015
    I need to buy a vowel here. What do 6-1-1 and 6-2-1 mean?

  19. #19
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Posts
    706
    vCash
    1100
    Quote Originally Posted by SnakePlissken View Post
    I wonder how Scott voted? I suppose those fans that said we need to up our schedule by adding in a team like OSU will be thrilled with this requirement. This way we get to up the schedule quality right here in the conference.
    A couple of weeks ago Bo Bounds interview Scott who said he was opposed to the idea.

    One would think that Mizzou, Vandy, OM, Kentucky, and maybe even Tennessee would oppose it. I wonder how it ever passed.

  20. #20
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    200
    vCash
    1100
    Quote Originally Posted by FlabLoser View Post
    I need to buy a vowel here. What do 6-1-1 and 6-2-1 mean?
    For us 6-2-1 means 6 games vs west, 2 vs non permanent east teams, and permanent east team (Kentucky)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Disclaimer: Elitedawgs is a privately owned and operated forum that is managed by alumni of Mississippi State University. This website is in no way affiliated with the Mississippi State University, The Southeastern Conference (SEC) or the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The views and opinions expressed herein are strictly those of the post author and may not reflect the views of other members of this forum or elitedawgs.com. The interactive nature of the elitedawgs.com forums makes it impossible for elitedawgs.com to assume responsibility for any of the content posted at this site. Ideas, thoughts, suggestion, comments, opinions, advice and observations made by participants at elitedawgs.com are not endorsed by elitedawgs.com
Elitedawgs: A Mississippi State Fan Forum, Mississippi State Football, Mississippi State Basketball, Mississippi State Baseball, Mississippi State Athletics. Mississippi State message board.