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    Big 12 - SEC Football Challenge?

    This was buried at the bottom of an older article on ESPN.com. I didn't recall it being discussed, but It may have been buried in all the off topic posts here as of late.

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    Rumblings have been heard during recent months about the Big 12 testing the waters on a potential "challenge series" for football. It would be tailored along the lines of the one developed for Pac-10 basketball. The idea would be to match most, if not all, 12 teams from the conference against a similarly configured conference like the ACC or SEC.
    Stoops has championed the idea of such a series several times in recent seasons. And Leach said that he was intrigued by the concept, although he hasn't heard anything specific about it.
    "I think it sounds like a pretty good idea," Leach said. "The key thing would be to involve everybody."



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    Re: Big 12 - SEC Football Challenge?

    Iowa state is about equal with Vanderbilt or ole Mississippi



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    Re: Big 12 - SEC Football Challenge?

    I would love this. SEC football is freaking awesome.



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    Re: Big 12 - SEC Football Challenge?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneWarrior View Post
    Iowa state is about equal with Vanderbilt or ole Mississippi
    Yeah I immediately knew if it happened we'd end up playing Vanderbilt.



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    Re: Big 12 - SEC Football Challenge?

    I would give anything to watch ISU play in Gainesville... and I would make sure everyone on here had a blast!



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    Re: Big 12 - SEC Football Challenge?

    Quote Originally Posted by pulse View Post
    Yeah I immediately knew if it happened we'd end up playing Vanderbilt.

    Which would be awesome. Playing a game we can win against an SEC team would be great.



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    Re: Big 12 - SEC Football Challenge?

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    Which would be awesome. Playing a game we can win against an SEC team would be great.
    screw that. if you are gonna do it, do it right and bring on florida. It would likely be an away game as there is NO WAY they come here, or bama, auburn, georgia, LSU...etc.



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    Re: Big 12 - SEC Football Challenge?

    A TV deal for that may make up for the lost home game every other year. That is assuming they will divide it equally and not just give it to the big featured teams.



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    Re: Big 12 - SEC Football Challenge?

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    A TV deal for that may make up for the lost home game every other year. That is assuming they will divide it equally and not just give it to the big featured teams.

    So you're saying that we need to keep the home game, then. Why help that Texas wallet?


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    Re: Big 12 - SEC Football Challenge?

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    I would give anything to watch ISU play in Gainesville... and I would make sure everyone on here had a blast!
    It's rather generous of you to buy us all drinks, pay for our hotels and arrange the dancing ladies for the postgame celebration party.


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    Re: Big 12 - SEC Football Challenge?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    It's rather generous of you to buy us all drinks, pay for our hotels and arrange the dancing ladies for the postgame celebration party.
    I'm in then! Start lobbying the Big 12 and SEC now.


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    Re: Big 12 - SEC Football Challenge?

    I love this idea!! It would give me that much more reason to watch more football!!!!! Can u imagine a Saturday night home game against Florida? Or traveling down to ol Baton Rouge to take on the Tigers?



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    Re: Big 12 - SEC Football Challenge?

    Quote Originally Posted by clonerules View Post
    I love this idea!! It would give me that much more reason to watch more football!!!!! Can u imagine a Saturday night home game against Florida? Or traveling down to ol Baton Rouge to take on the Tigers?
    mmmm...Baton Rouge! Please make it so. That would be a party.



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    Re: Big 12 - SEC Football Challenge?

    Quote Originally Posted by clonerules View Post
    I love this idea!! It would give me that much more reason to watch more football!!!!! Can u imagine a Saturday night home game against Florida? Or traveling down to ol Baton Rouge to take on the Tigers?
    Yeah, but like someone already said, we'd be lucky if we got to go to Lexington (Kentucky) or Fayetteville (Arkansas) - more than likely we end up in Nashville (Vandy), Starkville (Miss St), or Oxford (Ole Miss)...


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    Re: Big 12 - SEC Football Challenge?

    I still think the Arkansas ISU matchup in Arrowhead would be sweet.



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