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    Big 10 Commissioner rips SEC

    Big Ten-SEC ill will still burns - NCAA Football - Yahoo! Sports


    Interesting story. This quote is my favorite:

    Conversely, both leagues deal with some low graduation rates (the latest numbers have LSU and Ohio State at 51 and 53 percent, respectively), occasional academic fraud and various player suspensions and legal issues. The SEC and Big Ten have long ranked 1-2 nationally in total major NCAA infractions.

    There are no angels in college football. No pure devils, either. In terms of football rosters, there is little difference between conferences, but Delany chose to throw rocks in his glass house anyway.



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    Re: Big 10 Commissioner rips SEC

    Wow, what was he thinking? This makes my desire for the BTN to fail even greater.



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    Re: Big 10 Commissioner rips SEC

    Hopefully LSU stomps OSU in the championship game. Sounds like this is some sweet motivational material here...



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    Re: Big 10 Commissioner rips SEC

    Mr. Delaney must have been under a rock this summer and fall when the suckeyes 14 players were being arrested. Great character folks in the big 10, NOT!



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    Re: Big 10 Commissioner rips SEC

    Quote Originally Posted by JPOP View Post
    Mr. Delaney must have been under a rock this summer and fall when the suckeyes 14 players were being arrested. Great character folks in the big 10, NOT!

    No conference is pure. Even the mighty B12 has its ills. These two conferences just get televised more there for they are exposed more often.



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    Re: Big 10 Commissioner rips SEC

    two words Mr. Delaney:

    MauriceClarett PeirrePierce


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    Re: Big 10 Commissioner rips SEC

    I understand that every conference has some problems but i don't see the other commissioners saying negative things about other conferences. Just another example of the arrogance of the big 10.



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    Re: Big 10 Commissioner rips SEC

    Quote Originally Posted by JPOP View Post
    Just another example of the arrogance of the big 10.
    Ding Ding!!! I am by no means a fan of Miles, but I hope he "unleases Hell" on OSU tonight.



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    Re: Big 10 Commissioner rips SEC

    Quote Originally Posted by MNclone View Post
    Wow, what was he thinking? This makes my desire for the BTN to fail even greater.
    NEWS for YEWS...The big ten network has already failed and so has the nfl network!....I have never seen 2 networks more hyped in my life(which almost ended the other day)!!!


    I don't miss seeing either network and I'm waiting to be among the first subscribers to the big XII network!!! Gives me something to look forward to in my "Old Age"!!!



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    Note to Jeremy ...Even if my rep level gets to a minus one million or so....Dont worry Jeremy ...I will still send in my contributions to you!!!



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    Re: Big 10 Commissioner rips SEC

    Quote Originally Posted by MNclone View Post
    This makes my desire for the BTN to fail even greater.
    The one cool thing right now is how many Hackeye fans are complaining about not being able to see the games because they don't or can't get BTN.

    Boo hoo. Poor babies. TRY BEING A CYCLONE FAN FOR A YEAR.

    I'm sure this won't be a long-term problem, but right now, it makes me smile.



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    Re: Big 10 Commissioner rips SEC

    The Big 10 is in total denial. All FB powerhouses and most schools in the BCS conferences have a "dirty underbelly" with respect to what is happening in the athletic department and specifically with FB and BB.

    By the way, is it still the case that the graduation rate for the general population of incoming freshman at a large school is typically 20-25%? I always wonder why they neglect to report this...typically, athletes graduate at a higher rate than regular students due to the special attention they get...tutors, academic counseling, study facilities, etc.



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    Re: Big 10 Commissioner rips SEC

    what a joke



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    Re: Big 10 Commissioner rips SEC

    Yeah, well, LSU ripped OSU, so I guess the conferences are even now...


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