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    Big 12 / SEC Championship Game

    Didn't see this posted anywhere yet.

    Big 12, SEC champions to play New Year's bowl game - ESPN



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    Re: Big 12 / SEC Championship Game

    It's wierd because I doubt there will be very many years when the two conference champions end up playing against each other in this bowl. The odds are that for any given year at least one of the two champions, and most likely both of them, will be among the top four top ranked teams who will complete in the championship playoffs.



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    Re: Big 12 / SEC Championship Game

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonestate View Post
    It's wierd because I doubt there will be very many years when the two conference champions end up playing against each other in this bowl. The odds are that for any given year at least one of the two champions, and most likely both of them, will be among the top four top ranked teams who will complete in the championship playoffs.
    Exactly. Nothing really to get excited about.


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    Re: Big 12 / SEC Championship Game

    I suppose if the two champs did meet it would be considered a down year...



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    Re: Big 12 / SEC Championship Game

    In the event that the champion is in the playoffs, wouldn't the runner-up be included similar to the rose bowl?



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    Re: Big 12 / SEC Championship Game

    Quote Originally Posted by HiltonMagic View Post
    Exactly. Nothing really to get excited about.
    What? This is something to get very excited about. This isn't about the game itself but the relationship that the SEC and Big XII have made. There are clearly 4 top tier conferences now and the Big XII is one of them.



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    Re: Big 12 / SEC Championship Game

    Quote Originally Posted by mkcrawford View Post

    Chuck Neinas on the Big 12 / SEC Agreement

    Chuck Neinas Q&A: Big 12 - SEC Announcement - Big12Sports.com



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    Re: Big 12 / SEC Championship Game

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    In the event that the champion is in the playoffs, wouldn't the runner-up be included similar to the rose bowl?
    It appears so. My question is how does this affect the Big 12's at-large bowl bids. Scenario: Conf. champ is included in playoff so runner-up goes to Big 12 / SEC bowl game. Does that mean the other eligible teams move up in the "order" for the remaining bowls?



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    Re: Big 12 / SEC Championship Game

    How will this affect other bowl games/pecking order?


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    Re: Big 12 / SEC Championship Game

    Is there still going to be BCS bowls with a move to a playoff or will we go back to the pre BCS days?



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    Re: Big 12 / SEC Championship Game

    i predict Iowa state vs Alabama in 2015 scary to think about


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    Re: Big 12 / SEC Championship Game

    Bargaining chip with the Big 10 and Pac 12 in the current BSC negotiations!

    I am sure it is no conincedence that they say it is going to be played in prime time on New Year's Day.

    Smart move, and will mean more money to the Big 12.



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    Re: Big 12 / SEC Championship Game

    I would be shocked if this game isn't at JerryWorld, considering his ties to both conferences, the fact that he hasn't had a BCS bowl yet, and that the state of Texas is the only Big 12/SEC overlap (for now... FL and SC soon to join that list )


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    Re: Big 12 / SEC Championship Game

    Quote Originally Posted by cymate View Post
    i predict Iowa state vs Alabama in 2015 scary to think about

    If I've learned anything about Iowa State, it's that the Cyclones have never backed away from a challenge.

    CNNSI.com - 2001 College Bowls - Independence Bowl - Bama rallies to beat Iowa State in Shreveport - Friday December 28, 2001 09:11 AM



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